May 01, 2017 - 14 minutes ago

Nash Community College shined under clear skies at the second annual Blue Fest on Saturday.

“It's a chance to show the community the opportunities available right in their backyard,” said Wendy Marlowe, NCC's vice president of Corporate and Economic Development.

Highlights of the day-…

New chief takes helm at NEED

May 01, 2017 - 14 minutes ago

Ginell Rogers is on a mission to help reinvigorate the longtime Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development agency, which works to advance the general welfare of low-income people.

The 37-year-old Maryland native, who grew up in Greenville, recently started as the new executive director of NEED. She…

Koszelak honored with teaching award

May 01, 2017 - 14 minutes ago

Dr. Bob Koszelak recently was named the recipient of the 2017 Boddie Noell Enterprises We Believe in Teachers Award at Rocky Mount Academy.

Koszelak is a 15-year veteran of RMA who has inspired a love for science and nature in hundreds of sixth- and seventh-graders as well as the thrill of survival…

Sun shines on Relay For Life event

April 30, 2017

Despite days of rain earlier in the week and the threat of a rising river, this year's Relay For Life played out under clear skies this weekend.

Organizers of the cancer-fighting fundraiser were worried about possible flooding, said Liz Craft, one of the event's three chairwomen.

“We were…