January 24, 2017

Rocky Mount’s city manager is calling it a career.

Charles Penny announced his retirement late Monday night following the City Council’s bi-weekly meeting. The announcement came after the council had ended its meeting late Monday afternoon. Penny, who recently turned 59 years old, made…

NCC program earns White House accolades

January 24, 2017

Nash Community College’s Student Wellness Center is proving its success, not only by the lives it touches, but also by the recognition it recently received from the White House.

Employees of the Student Wellness Center attended a celebration reception Jan. 13 at the White House. At the event,…

Tarboro police charge two in series of crimes

January 24, 2017

A recently reported motor vehicle theft, a vehicle fire and other crimes potentially have been solved after two men were arrested early Friday evening by Tarboro police.

Tarboro police and the Tarboro Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire at 6 p.m. Friday in the area of…

ECC honor society helps kids with shoe drive

January 24, 2017

Edgecombe Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter focused on helping children in one of their primary service projects last semester.

The Alpha Omega Nu chapter, which has about 50 student members, collaborated with Mattress Firm in Rocky Mount on projects for the Mattress…