July 23, 2019

Teachers, mentors, tutors, kindergarten, high school, college: the importance of an education is taught to people nearly from birth, that learning in school will provide kids with skills to prepare them for their careers when they grow up, and to teach the values and morals of society.

While formal,…

YMCA offers programs for school-aged children

July 23, 2019

A new school year is filled with potential — a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests.

It’s an exciting time for many kids — however, at the end of the school day, one in five children do not have someone to care…

Work continues on new hotels

July 22, 2019

A future Fairfield by Marriott is taking shape in an area of Rocky Mount filled with lodging establishments and with more to come.

The structure, which is five stories high, is being built off Wellspring Drive, just north of the U.S. 64 and Winstead Avenue interchange.

The work site is off English…

Construction to start on CSX rail hub

July 22, 2019

On a hot day a few months ago on the lawn of N.C. Wesleyan College, Gov. Roy Cooper and fellow officials ceremonially began the start of construction of the nearby future multi-million dollar CSX intermodal rail facility.

Now, the state Transportation Department is telling the Telegram that…