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May 25, 2016 - 30 minutes ago

Ten students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently represented the district in an All State Band Clinic in Chapel Hill.

In order to earn the opportunity to try out for All State Band, students must place in the highest seats of the Eastern District All District Band. The top...


Schools chief unveils academic plans

May 25, 2016 - 30 minutes ago

The superintendent of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is ready to throw students in the deep end of the pool — academically.

“I believe that the focus of education is to promote critical thinking,” Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Shelton Jefferies said....


First baby born at new women's center

May 25, 2016 - 30 minutes ago

Family and staff welcomed the first baby at the new Nash Women's Center earlier this week.

Seleim Eldessouky, weighing 8 pounds and 5 ounces, was born Monday to Yasser and Marwa Eldessouky. Both mother and baby are happy and healthy.

Dr. Tommy Harris, of Englewood OB/GYN Associates,...


Wrecks snarl eastbound traffic on U.S. 64

May 25, 2016 - 30 minutes ago

A two-car accident Tuesday on U.S. 64 East resulted in another two-car collision and brought traffic to a halt for more than an hour.

The first wreck occurred at about 4:45 p.m. when two vehicles traveling east collided. The second wreck took place shortly thereafter as Rocky Mount...