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June 29, 2016

Local children got a taste of country living Monday as they spent a day on a working farm in Nash County.

Camden Baker, 6, now wants to be a farmer after his exciting day on the farm.

“The horses were my favorite part. I tried to hold a chicken but the flap got in my face,” Baker said,…


Charm Night Out draws big crowd

June 29, 2016

Roughly 400 women packed the Dunn Center Tuesday night to celebrate at the ninth annual Charm Night Out.

The event featured food and fashion as well as a variety of vendors and door prizes designed to bring out the inner princess in local ladies.

For Elegance Catering and Cakes provided truly…


Grant to help fund youth mapping project

June 29, 2016

Project Momentum Inc., a local nonprofit agency founded in 2005, has received a Creating New Economies Fund grant of $10,000 from The Conservation Fund’s Resourceful Communities program to help fund the MAPScorps project in Nash and Edgecombe counties.

MAPScorps is a program that pairs local…


Comic shop offers month of events

June 28, 2016

Rocky Mount comic book readers, sci-fi fanatics and horror movie buffs will have plenty to do for the next month as the city's sole comic shop offers “Christmas in July.”

Special guests for the month-long celebration include Christos Gage, award-winning writer on the mega-hit Netflix…