May 30, 2016

Voluntary Water Conservation Stage I will take effect Wednesday.

During this stage of voluntary water conservation, the city asks all water customers to be mindful of their water usage and to conserve when possible.

The N.C. Department of Water Resources requires the city to release 80…

Seniors graduate from Edgecombe Early College High School

May 29, 2016

Thirty-one students graduated from Edgecombe Early College High School at commencement exercises Thursday in Keihin Auditorium at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

The ceremony opened with a welcome from senior Darika Wiliams.

“Edgecombe Early College was an amazing opportunity for…

Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School seniors celebrate graduation

May 27, 2016

It was a time of celebration for 45 Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School students as they walked the stage and turned their tassels Thursday during the Class of 2016 graduation ceremony held at Nash Community College.

A total of 30 students graduated with a high school diploma and an…

Garden club visits Bailey nursery

May 26, 2016

The Rocky Mount Garden Club recently enjoyed a field trip to the Dan Finch Nursery in Bailey.

The weather cooperated with them despite calls for rain. Finch entertained club memebers with his wonderful sense of humor and great knowledge. Finch joked that they might be visiting…