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January 17, 2019

Add the longtime public works director to the department head exodus under Rocky Mount City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney.

Jonathan Boone, the city's director of Public Works and Water Resources, tendered his resignation Monday. He will leave Feb. 1 for a lesser paying position with Nash County.…


Applications taken for innovative schools

January 17, 2019

Students interested in attending Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School or CITI High School need to get their applications in soon.

The application period for attending these schools in the 2019-20 school year opened on Dec. 3 and will close on Feb. 28. These cooperative innovative high schools…


Chamber to honor Barker as distinguished citizen

January 17, 2019

If you're driving by a Providence Bank, John Barker had much to do with the locations being there.

Not only that, Barker, 68, is a Rocky Mount native who has long been deeply involved in community life.

Barker's background in finance — and as one of the founders of Providence Bank —…


YMCA promotes diabetes awareness

January 17, 2019

At the YMCA, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier.

Members and program participants often cite the support and enthusiasm of fellow participants and staff…