July 22, 2018

More than 200 hair care and beauty professionals participated in this year’s Beyond the Stars Cosmetology and Barbering Student Competition and Expo on Saturday at the Impact Center at Word Tabernacle Church.

Though the event was not sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, the three…

Powell scholarships awarded

July 22, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently presented $5,000 in scholarships to members of the local bowling community.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide education assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The scholarship…

Police seek leads in shooting

July 22, 2018

Authorities are investigating a shooting at 508 Charlotte Ave. that occurred early Monday morning.

Police officers responded to a call of a shooting and found a damaged house and shell casings in the street. No one was injured in the incident. Police have no suspect description.

Anyone with…

Camp teaches kids self defense

July 21, 2018

Don’t mess with these kids.

Fresh out of 4-H Self Defense camp, 12 boys and girls have learned how to defend themselves through lessons with Instructor Allen Clark of the Nashville Academy of Martial Arts.

The camp was held for three days, for three hours each day at the Nashville Agriculture…