January 16, 2017

A new exhibit set to open in the Children's Museum at the Imperial Centre will entertain families, educate them and get them active all at the same time.

Backyard Adventures will open Jan. 29. The new exhibit is one of the biggest exhibits the center has ever hosted, said Children's Museum and…

Cooper to speak at Chamber's annual meeting

January 16, 2017

Gov. Roy Cooper will return to Nash County to speak at next month’s Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. 

The Chamber along with presenting sponsor Rocky Mount Mills and host sponsor Nash Community College will hold its 113th annual meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 2.…

Young girl has 'Heart for Helping'

January 16, 2017

Over the Christmas holiday, 9-year-old Angel Bridgers continued a project that she started a year ago called Heart for Helping.

The project is focused on helping the less fortunate and targets shelters in Edgecombe and Nash counties. Angel delivered more than 100 hats scarves and blankets to three…

Officials: Gold Rock needs work

January 15, 2017

Gold Rock on Friday night: A woman in a short skirt and stilted footwear stands outside a motel room; two cars are parked next to each other, the drivers exchanging items too small to identify; a shadowy figure moves between buildings in a dimly-lit parking lot.

Once an oasis for travelers on…