October 20, 2017 - 46 minutes ago

Ebenezer Baptist Church proudly celebrates the Rev. Thomas L. Walker for 50 years in ministry and 47 years as pastor.

A native of Rocky Mount, Walker has spent his entire life serving his community and fellow man. While a 22-year-old seminary student, Walker was called to serve as pastor in 1970.…

Man provides a hand up to others

October 19, 2017

Johnny Cunningham is known in the community for his strong criticism of the Rocky Mount City Council during the public comment portion of monthly council meetings.

Cunningham has repeatedly said city officials aren’t putting enough resources in improving the impoverished neighborhoods in…

Pinetops honors longtime resident

October 19, 2017

One of Pinetops’ own recently received the honor of a lifetime from his fellow town residents.

Milton Carlton was honored Oct. 5 when his name was placed on the Pinetops Town Hall. Mayor Hubert Burress said the suggestion to honor Carlton with the tribute came weeks ago by one of the…

NCC students tour Washington, D.C.

October 19, 2017

Nash Community College students and faculty on Oct. 6 toured Washington, D.C.

The group, consisting of 52 participants, began the day at the National Museum of the American Indian where they saw a special Inca Road exhibit. Later, they visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and explored the…