November 12, 2018

The Rocky Mount Police Department is planning more Chat with the Chief sessions.

Residents will have a chance to engage with police during upcoming Chat with the Chief sessions. The department's top cop, interim Chief Willie Williams, and his command staff will meet with community members at 7 p.m.…

Community salutes those who served

November 12, 2018

The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties held its annual hour-long Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday at the Rocky Mount Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park.

Lee Rumley, president of the Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties, said the committee meets once a…

Peacemakers toy store to return

November 12, 2018

Peacemakers will be offering its fourth annual Christmas Toy Store on Dec. 7-8.

Last year, through the generosity of people and organizations in the Rocky Mount community and the tireless efforts of many volunteers, Peacemakers of Rocky Mount helped 400 families, including more than 1,000 children.…

Sorority celebrates 96 years of service

November 12, 2018

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. is celebrating 96 years of service, scholarship and sisterhood.

This international organization was founded on Nov. 12, 1922 on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind. Seven school teachers bonded together to form a sisterhood of women…