August 22, 2017

Hundreds of people came out Monday to be a part of the three-hour Eclipse Viewing event at the outdoor courtyard of the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences.

A historic total solar eclipse plunged cities in the United States into complete darkness for a brief moment, while Rocky Mount and the…

Totality captivates crowds across country

August 22, 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Great American Eclipse was an awesome event in every sense of the word, especially in the path of totality.

I was able to get a front-row seat to the solar eclipse in Greenville, S.C. I viewed the eclipse with thousands of other earth inhabitants at a soccer…

Nash board approves grant for jobs project

August 22, 2017

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Commissioners met Monday under cover of darkness to discuss a top secret jobs project code-named Project Dragon.

With a short break to view the Great American Eclipse, which cast the Twin Counties temporarily in twilight, commissioners voted to…

Nash Central teacher honored

August 22, 2017

Renny Taylor, the 2016-17 Nash Central High School Teacher of the Year and the 2016-2017 Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools district Teacher of the Year received yet another prestigious honor, as Taylor recently was named the 2017 North Carolina History Teacher of the Year.

The 2017 North…