October 19, 2017

Johnny Cunningham is known in the community for his strong criticism of the Rocky Mount City Council during the public comment portion of monthly council meetings.

Cunningham has repeatedly said city officials aren’t putting enough resources in improving the impoverished neighborhoods in…

Pinetops honors longtime resident

October 19, 2017

One of Pinetops’ own recently received the honor of a lifetime from his fellow town residents.

Milton Carlton was honored Oct. 5 when his name was placed on the Pinetops Town Hall. Mayor Hubert Burress said the suggestion to honor Carlton with the tribute came weeks ago by one of the…

NCC students tour Washington, D.C.

October 19, 2017

Nash Community College students and faculty on Oct. 6 toured Washington, D.C.

The group, consisting of 52 participants, began the day at the National Museum of the American Indian where they saw a special Inca Road exhibit. Later, they visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and explored the…

Women’s shelter celebrates grant

October 18, 2017

My Sister’s House of North Carolina celebrated a very special occasion Tuesday night at its main office in Rocky Mount.

The center held a reception at its main office at Station Square in Rocky Mount to celebrate a 2017 Domestic Violence Shelter Grant it received from the Mary Kay Foundation.…