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May 01, 2016 - 49 minutes ago

Despite the threat of rain and overcast conditions, Sunday’s Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile went on without a hitch.

Michael Forrester, event director, said the third annual event at the Imperial Centre in downtown Rocky Mount, drew the highest partcipation of runners, which...


Fundraiser walks to huge success

May 01, 2016

There is an old saying that you really cannot understand another person’s experience until you have walked in his or her shoes.

Several men across the Twin Counties stepped up to support the ongoing work of My Sister’s House by wearing women’s sandals, wedges and high...


Tarboro senior wins Park Scholarship

May 01, 2016

TARBORO — A local student's civics teacher once selected her as the student “most likely to change the world,” and now, with the help of the Park Scholarship, she just may do that.

Jonina Wrenn, a senior at Tarboro High School, has been named as a finalist to...


Annual bike ride set to hit the streets

May 01, 2016

The gears will be cranking Saturday as residents participate in the third Fun Bike Ride through Rocky Mount’s historic neighborhoods.

“This is a great way to show the many assets in our community and to celebrate National Bike Month,” said Bob League, principal...