July 23, 2018

It’s no secret that the golf business has been struggling to find ways to grow, and its decline has been felt in the Twin Counties.

Recent rumors have been floating around about a couple golf courses in Nash County closing. Birchwood Country Club, a semi-private country club in Nashville that…

YMCA to host annual color run

July 23, 2018

The Harrison Family YMCA has opened registration for the second annual Chance for All Color Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Fundraiser on Sept. 22 at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Registration will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with color kit pick up, family games/activities, and fun with sponsor vendors.…

Competition tests students' skills

July 22, 2018

More than 200 hair care and beauty professionals participated in this year’s Beyond the Stars Cosmetology and Barbering Student Competition and Expo on Saturday at the Impact Center at Word Tabernacle Church.

Though the event was not sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, the three…

Powell scholarships awarded

July 22, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently presented $5,000 in scholarships to members of the local bowling community.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide education assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The scholarship…