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October 22, 2019 - 47 minutes ago

Speaking in golf terms, if one asks how the United Way Tar River Region is progressing in fundraising, then the answer is the Rocky Mount-based organization is on par, which is good.

“There’s a lot of energy — positive energy — about United Way,” regional Executive…


ECC names student Ambassadors

October 22, 2019

Edgecombe Community College recently announced its Student Ambassadors for 2019-20.

They are Kristy Claiborne, William Duff, Ricardo Hernandez, Maurkila Hinton, Bonnie Robbins and Jonathan Tippette.

The ECC Foundation sponsors the Student Ambassador program each year to reward academic excellence.…


NAACP to replace panel member

October 21, 2019

More than half a year ago, the status of a Pinetops resident being on the Rocky Mount Human Relations Commission when a panelist must be a city resident came up at a City Council work session.

Councilman Andre Knight on Friday told the Telegram the plan still is for the local NAACP to replace…


Future storage business being built

October 21, 2019

Crews are working to get a future Ample Storage center built along Sunset Avenue just east of the Little Easonburg road sign.

Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Farris told the Telegram of the construction, “That’s a sign of growth. That’s just, bottom…