June 22, 2017

Roughly 400 area children gathered Wednesday at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences to learn more about members of the reptile family.

Braswell Memorial Library hosted the event, which was presented in two sessions Wednesday by the Kernersville-based CCSB Reptile Rescue and…

Credit union awards scholarships

June 22, 2017

State Employees’ Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation recently presented $10,000 four-year college scholarships to three local graduating high school seniors for study at one of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina System.

The scholarships were presented by SECU…

Two more suspects charged in homicide

June 21, 2017

Two more people have been arrested in connection to a homicide Saturday morning in Rocky Mount.

Rocky Mount police arrested Daquan Foster, 19, of Rocky Mount and Demetrius Archibald, 32, of Rocky Mount Tuesday in connection to the shooting. Foster was charged with one count of first-degree murder…

Fellowship program trains advocates

June 21, 2017

The Down East Partnership for Children recently graduated its 11th class of Community Fellows.

Roughly 16 graduates completed the 10-week leadership program, which began in 1995. The program is designed for emerging or existing community leaders in Nash and Edgecombe counties. The stated…