July 25, 2016

The Douglas Block will be rockin’ this weekend as the city of Rocky Mount brings back a car and motorcycle show that continues to grow in popularity.

For the fifth year in a row, the Rockin’ Classic Auto & Motorcycle Expo offers area residents and visitors a leisure summer event…

New gun shop caters to women

July 25, 2016

Women looking for a little something different can find it at a gun boutique just down the road from Rocky Mount in downtown Farmville.

Jessica’s Gun Shop opened on the corner of Main and Wilson streets last month, filling a vacant building and bringing products to Farmville that otherwise…

Wesleyan to sponsor annual welcome-back event

July 25, 2016

Local businesses, organizations and churches will introduce themselves to hundreds of students and staff at N.C. Wesleyan College at the annual Rock the Mount event at 11 a.m. Aug. 23 on the Wesleyan campus.

Rock the Mount is Wesleyan’s annual welcome event that features music, food and…

ECC to offer class on drones

July 25, 2016

In the next four years, the Federal Aviation Administration predicts that there will be seven million unmanned aircraft in the United States.

“This is not a fad,” assures J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College. “The applications for…