April 27, 2018

The Nash Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduate pinning ceremony is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on May 10  immediately following the Adult High School/High School Equivalency graduation in the Brown Auditorium.

This time-honored tradition connects past nursing traditions with…

Kids spend day at engine plant

April 27, 2018

Seventy-eight children of employees at Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant received an education Thursday about what their parents do at their jobs during the annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” which is a national event that involved employers across the country.


Suspects nabbed inside business

April 27, 2018

Citizen cooperation helped the Rocky Mount police nab a couple of suspected thieves early Wednesday morning inside a local business.

Quentin Gupton, 30 and Donnell Ricks, 27, were arrested and charged with four counts of felony breaking and felony larceny after breaking and entering. Cpl. Brad…

Bucket drummers set to perform

April 27, 2018

The Tar River Orchestra and Chorus will be performing a family-friendly concert on Sunday, but this year the concert will have two new elements: the use of magic and a pre-show performance by elementary students who are members of a new bucket drumming club.

The bucket drumming club, called…