May 26, 2018

Rocky Mount Interim Police Chief Willie Williams acknowledged when he agreed to take over the force on a temporary basis that something different needed to be done to help with the issue of crime that has plagued the reputation of the city.

In an effort to continue the police…

Grads bid farewell to early college high school

May 26, 2018

A total of 54 students walked the stage and turned their tassels Thursday during the Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School Class of 2018 graduation ceremony at Nash Community College.

A total of 44 students graduated with a high school diploma and an associate of arts or science degree.…

NCC recognizes nursing grads

May 26, 2018

The Nash Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduate pinning ceremony was held May 10 in Brown Auditorium.

The time-honored tradition connects past nursing traditions with today’s health care professionals. The college recognized 46 Nursing graduates.

The speaker for the 2018 ceremony…

Backyard Warriors to clash in competition

May 25, 2018

An American Ninja Warrior competition event returns for the fourth straight year to the Ultimate Backyard Warrior facility in Rocky Mount on Memorial Day weekend.

Mike Cook, owner and founder of Ultimate Backyard Warrior, said about 150 adult competitors from across the area, state and country…