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May 28, 2016 - 1 minute ago

Roughly 150 high-achieving students had a wet and wild time Friday at the 2016 Rocky Mount Police Department Honor Roll Spray Park Party.

This is the twelfth year Rocky Mount police have hosted the event in cooperation with the Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation department. The party is...


Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School seniors celebrate graduation

May 27, 2016

It was a time of celebration for 45 Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School students as they walked the stage and turned their tassels Thursday during the Class of 2016 graduation ceremony held at Nash Community College.

A total of 30 students graduated with a high school diploma and...


Revamped community center reopens

May 27, 2016

A longtime historic facility located on the Edgecombe County side of Rocky Mount is finally back open and another center being renovated is nearing the final stages of completion.

The Booker T. Washington Community Center, which had been closed since the start of February, reopened to the...


Scholarship fund assists local graduates

May 27, 2016

Nash Central High School alumnus Kevin Jones, who works as a transportation specialist for the U.S. Department of Transportation, hasn’t forgotten about giving back to his community.

For the third straight year, Jones, a 2006 graduate of Nash Central High School, held the...