February 19, 2019

Students in the Twin Counties were out of school Monday for President’s Day, but some of them still spent the day learning as part of the N.C. Cooperative Extension office’s Farm to Fork Challenge at the Farmer’s Market.

More than 20 students attended the event where they…

International Festival to celebrate diversity

February 19, 2019

The city of Rocky Mount’s International Festival of Cultures will take place from noon to 4 p.m. March 2 in the Brown Auditorium on the campus of Nash Community College.

Hosted by the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, the festival showcases the variety of diverse communities…

Rehab program gets man 'back in the game'

February 19, 2019

Every once in a while you come across someone truly extraordinary, and that is the case with James Williams.

Williams has been through some hard times in his life, but he has never given up hope on becoming his best self. His positive demeanor helped him get through many hospital stays, including…

Revamped shooting range aims to expand

February 18, 2019

A Rocky Mount indoor shooting range is under new ownership — with a new name — and the new owner has plans to include space so patrons can engage in ax throwing.

Leon Peele, 52, has put out a temporary sign showing what had been Shooter’s is now Eastern North Carolina Indoor…