October 22, 2018

When middle-aged men look for a new career after years of serving in the military or law enforcement, they don’t usually decide to become a pre-school teacher.

But Theodore Hinton Jr. did. 

Hinton, 57, grew up in New York City and moved with his family to Rocky Mount when he was a…

Event Center set for grand opening

October 22, 2018

The Rocky Mount Event Center will host its grand opening at 4 p.m. Thursday.

The event will feature some of the first tours of the facility along with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and performances by The Tams, Deep Fried Funk and a free concert by George…

Two seek area Senate seat

October 22, 2018

Two candidates are running to become the next person to represent Nash County in the newly-aligned state Senate District 11.

State Sen. Rick Horner, R-Nash, faces Albert Pacer, a Democrat from Johnston County. District 11 now covers all of Nash County and a portion of Johnston County.

Horner said…

Nash UNC awards nursing scholarships

October 22, 2018

Nash UNC Health Care offered scholarships to 18 students who are pursuing nursing degrees during its second annual Nurse Scholars Signing Day event.

The scholarship recipients, all of whom are attending either Nash Community College or Edgecombe Community College, took part in a Signing…