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October 18, 2018

TARBORO — An established regional discount retail chain is expanding across the Twin Counties.

Henderson-based Roses that’s owned by Variety Wholesalers Inc. and has more than 100 stores including two Roses in Rocky Mount, will be opening a new location next year at the Riverside…


Washington group honors local man

October 18, 2018

Rocky Mount native Kevin Jones received national recognition Monday night in the nation’s capital because of the impact he is making in the lives of young people at home.

“It was humbling, but a great experience,” Jones said.

The Washington Center presented Jones with its 2018…


Reindeer Dash to raise money for student scholarships

October 18, 2018

The 14th annual Reindeer Dash for Cash 10 Miler & 5K run is scheduled for 1 p.m. Dec. 2 in Greenville.

The 10-mile course runs along the Greenville greenway and through the campus of East Carolina University. A ruck division has been added to the event this year.

This patriotic, Christmas-…


Sisters open downtown clothing store

October 17, 2018

With the Rocky Mount Event Center a week away from its scheduled opening date, another locally owned small business recently opened up with the hope of being a part of the revitalization of downtown Rocky Mount.

Sisters Tiffany Grant-Lane and Requita Williams have started a family business as co-…