August 31, 2016

Basketballs making contact with the surface of the gym floor and the heavy panting from kids trying to catch their breaths echoed off the walls in the South Rocky Mount Community Center gym as a result of free basketball clinics Thursday.

RiseUp! Elite Sports Academy worked with Rocky Mount Parks…

Girl Scout earns Gold Award

August 30, 2016

Grace Warner of Rocky Mount recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

For her Gold Award project, Pick, Taste and Learn Garden at Down East Partnership for Children, Warner helped lower-income households in her community access healthy foods by…

Former NCC transfer student takes early college helm

August 26, 2016

“Through research assignments as a student at Nash Community College, I came to understand more about the literacy rate in Nash County and found my desire to address a need in my community through my career choice,” Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School Principal Jennifer Sharpe…

Youth group tours NCC herb garden

August 25, 2016

Youth from the Conetoe Family Life Center recently visited Nash Community College and were given a tour of the campus herb garden by NCC Master Gardener Ken White.

White explained to the group the variety of herbs grown and the many uses of each; medicinally and for food preparation.

The Conetoe…