September 22, 2019

MIDDLESEX — A standoff at a Middlesex home was resolved peacefully Saturday night by Nash County authorities.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Response Team responded just after 9 p.m. to the scene of a report of a disturbance inside a home in the 3700 block of…

Walk for Life adds new 5K run

September 22, 2019

The Your Choice Resource Center’s annual Walk for Life held on Saturday had two new features this year: a new event and a new location.

The event is usually held at Englewood Park, but this year the walk was held at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex to help accommodate the new 5K run that was…

New charter school aims to open in city

September 22, 2019

A new charter school may be on the horizon for the Twin Counties as soon as next year.

According to information recently released by the state Department of Public Instruction, a new charter school called New Generation Charter Academy hopes to open in Edgecombe County in the fall of 2020.


Finalists selected for Black Light Project

September 22, 2019

Fourteen members of the community have been selected to take part in the Black Light Project photography documentary that will be displayed at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences beginning in January 2020.

The Black Light Project, founded by Tonya Jefferson-Lynch, presents black men in a…