August 23, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan’s College’s sixth annual Rock the Mount event Tuesday on the Southern Bank Green had the largest amount of vendors ever.

Tammy Robinson, director of donor relations and stewards at Wesleyan, said Rock the Mount had a record 84 vendors participate, which surpassed the 78…

Redistricting plans panned at statewide hearings

August 23, 2017

WELDON — Speakers panned proposed legislative district maps during statewide public hearings Tuesday.

Rocky Mount resident Kim Koo, a retired doctor, said releasing the maps at the last minute the day before the hearing was done by Republican leaders to keep voters from having time to…

Newcomer challenges councilman

August 23, 2017

An experienced incumbent faces a young newcomer for the Ward 6 seat on the Rocky Mount City Council in this year's municipal election.

W.B. Bullock, a four-term councilman, is being challenged by Clark Covolo, 23, in the nonpartisan race. Bullock is a registered Republican; Covolo is a registered…

NCC Foundation exceeds fundraising goal

August 23, 2017

When the Nash Community College Foundation Board of Directors set out to raise over $500,000 during the college’s 50th Anniversary community campaign, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Foundation Executive Director Pam Ballew thought the goal was a bit ambitious.