May 25, 2018

An American Ninja Warrior competition event returns for the fourth straight year to the Ultimate Backyard Warrior facility in Rocky Mount on Memorial Day weekend.

Mike Cook, owner and founder of Ultimate Backyard Warrior, said about 150 adult competitors from across the area, state and country…

Ceremony to honor sacrifice of fallen heroes

May 25, 2018

The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties on Monday will host a Memorial Day ceremony.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. at the Rocky Mount Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park and will feature a number of presentations throughout the ceremony.

Rocky Mount Councilman W.B.…

Waste Industries donates to Peacemakers

May 25, 2018

Waste Industries provided support to Peacemakers of Rocky Mount by donating $7,500 through the Education & Scholarships charity class of the Full Circle Project.

The project is Waste Industries’ customer-driven charity effort created to help strengthen high impact local community…

Reality show features local family

May 24, 2018

Audiences across the country on Tuesday got a taste of why a small exotic petting zoo in Edgecombe County has become a popular destination for local families.

It’s a Zoo Life, located just off N.C. 42 in Pinetops, debuted its new reality show series on the TLC Network on Tuesday night…