December 06, 2016

Nash County native Roy Cooper has been declared the winner in the governor's race nearly four weeks after Election Day.

“I’m proud to have received the support from so many who believe that we can come together to make a North Carolina that works for everyone,” Cooper said.…

Republicans take control of Nash County board

December 06, 2016

NASHVILLE — Nash County has a new chairman of the board.

Longtime Commissioner Robbie Davis was elected unanimously by the county’s seven-member board Monday to a second term as chairman. He previously served in that position from 2009-10. He was the first Republican chairman in…

ECC to offer new degree option

December 06, 2016

A new degree in Surgical Technology will be available at Edgecombe Community College in January.

Spring classes begin Jan. 6. Final registration is Jan. 4-5.

The college has offered a one-year diploma program in Surgical Technology for years. The new two-year degree program is available to students…

Parade fills city with holiday cheer

December 05, 2016

Rocky Mount was filled with holiday spirit as the annual Christmas Parade rolled, marched, stomped and danced through its downtown streets Sunday.

“I love the clowns, they act so silly,” 10-year-old Janice Barnes said as a group of the painted jokers stopped to dance in front of her on…