February 21, 2018

A local restaurant is set to resume operations after being closed down last month by the N.C. Department of Revenue.

The Spicy Pickle Restaurant and Bar at 2921 Zebulon Road will re-open at 11 a.m. today, said owner Sharif Elsayed, who also owns the Chopped Panini in the Westridge Village Shopping…

International festival to showcase diversity

February 21, 2018

An annual celebration highlighting the variety of ethnic communities calling Rocky Mount home is set for early next month with organizers still seeking participants.

When it comes to diversity, the International Festival Cultures is an event rivaled by few others. The festival has become a favorite…

Advisory boards help guide ECC academics

February 21, 2018

More than 200 area leaders in education, health care, business, and industry joined Edgecombe Community College faculty on the Tarboro campus recently for Advisory Board Night.

ECC advisory boards consist of professional leaders, community members and faculty who are experts in the subject area of…

Events to promote MLK speech movie

February 20, 2018

A re-creation of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first ever “I Have a Dream” speech in Rocky Mount and a fundraising event to help fund a feature-length documentary film about the speech will take place during Black History Month this week in Rocky Mount.

The city of…