June 23, 2018

More than 40 people representing 18 local churches from various denominations came out Thursday for an event hosted by the Down East Partnership for Children at the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Teacher Resource Center.

The purpose of the first-time Faith Based Expo was a way for the faith-…

State GOP endorses Nash County native

June 23, 2018

A Nash County native running for the state Court of Appeals has been officially endorsed by the state Republican Party.

State District Court Judge Jefferson Griffin grew up in Red Oak and graduated from Northern Nash High School, where he was captain of the football team.

Griffin has served three…

House candidate to host fundraiser

June 23, 2018

A local candidate for the state House District 25 seat is hosting a fundraiser at his home Monday.

The Rev. James Gailliard, the Democratic nominee for House 25 and pastor at Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount, has invited the public to join him for Summer Thrive 25, an evening of food,…

Local grad receives prestigious scholarship

June 23, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School graduate Cielo Murillo-Gomez of Bailey is one of 10 students who have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Scholarship, which covers full institutional costs for four years of study.

The Chancellor’s Scholarship is Appalachian’s…