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November 14, 2018

Students at Rocky Mount Prep got a special treat on Tuesday when Miss North Carolina spoke to middle and high school students during an opening assembly.

Laura Matrazzo, 2018 Miss North Carolina, spoke to students about the “magic keys to living your life with integrity.”

She…


Comics fans mourn Stan Lee

November 14, 2018

Stan Lee's death has hit local comic book fans pretty hard. The legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men and many hundreds more Marvel Comics characters died Monday at the age of 95.

With his zest for life and love of the spotlight, it seemed as if Lee would live forever like the…


Beans and Brews to benefit Meals on Wheels

November 14, 2018

Local residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of chili as well as local and out-of-town craft beer during a fundraising event to help an organization that addresses senior hunger and isolation in the area.

Meals on Wheels of Rocky Mount will host its fifth annual Beans and Brews…


Teachers receive grant funds

November 14, 2018

Several Edgecombe County Public School educators were recipients of Bright Ideas Grants from Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Corp.

Bright Ideas grants provide funding for innovative, classroom-based projects that would otherwise not be possible. Since 1994, the grants have touched the…