August 21, 2018

Nash Community College opened its fall semester on Monday with two new buildings and an anticipated 3,000 students enrolled.

The most popular programs at Nash Community College this year are the College Transfer Program and the nursing degree programs.

"It is an exciting time at Nash Community…

Wesleyan hires new assistant director of residence life

August 21, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College recently named LaKenya Drayton as assistant director of residence life.

In this role, Drayton will oversee Nash and Edgecombe Residence Halls as well as lead the resident life team’s student communication and recognition efforts.

“We are very excited to welcome…

Woman electrocuted by faulty air conditioner at local hotel

August 20, 2018

A woman was killed and a young child injured Monday when they were shocked by a faulty air conditioner in a hotel room in Gold Rock.

According to a press release, the Rocky Mount Fire Department responded to a call Monday morning regarding two females who were possibly electrocuted at the Economy…

Business owner launches new venture

August 20, 2018

A longtime owner of a heating and air conditioning company has expanded his services in the area.

Solomon Maryland has owned Solomon Maryland Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Service for 17 years in Rocky Mount. He opened a new heating and air conditioning supply store on…