September 18, 2017

A medical condition hasn’t stopped an Elm City woman from showcasing her artistic talent and highlighting the revitalization of downtown Rocky Mount.

Katrina Parker Williams, who lives in Rocky Mount with her husband and mother, is a self-taught local artist. Williams currently is battling a…

YMCA offers membership special

September 18, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA in Rocky Mount is offering the community a 100 percent money-back guarantee for anyone who joins as a member during the month of September.

Because the YMCA is an organization known for its welcoming atmosphere with programs and services available to fit the whole…

Your Choice Center holds annual Walk for Life

September 17, 2017

Supporters of the Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center gathered at Englewood Park on Saturday morning to participate in the 27th annual Walk for Life event.

Roughly 50 members of First Baptist Church’s Trail Life USA and American Heritage troops were among the participants. 


Down East Viking Football Classic brings out tailgaters

September 17, 2017

The sounds and scents of excitement pervaded the air on Saturday afternoon at the Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium as hundreds of participants whiled away the time before the 20th annual Down East Viking Football Classic by eating delicious grilled foods, playing games and chatting with old…