August 17, 2018

The sweltering August heat on Thursday did little to keep hundreds of children and adults from the South Rocky Mount community and nearby areas from coming out in waves for a block party style event.

Children and teens were outside either playing games, basketball or in the bounce houses, while…

Globetrotters tickets go on sale

August 17, 2018

Tickets go on sale today for the Harlem Globetrotters in November at the Rocky Mount Event Center.

On the heels of an international tour in front of capacity crowds, the Globetrotters will return to North America with their one-of-a-kind show, dribbling into Rocky Mount on Nov. 4. Tickets are $16.…

Actor to appear at back-to-school event

August 17, 2018

The Golden East Crossing mall’s annual “Back to School Block Party” this year will be highlighted by a special famous guest.

Kamil McFadden, 21, who was known for his starring role as Ernie Cooper on the Disney Channel popular series “K.C. Undercover,” is…

Local students attend leadership camp

August 17, 2018

Coastal Credit Union recently sponsored the attendance of Christina Pierce, a senior at Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School, and Tyrone Davis II, a junior at Rocky Mount Prep, at the cooperative leadership camp run by the Cooperative Council of North Carolina.

Pierce is an…