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May 27, 2016 - 42 minutes ago

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 - 42 minutes ago

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 - 42 minutes ago

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...


City initiative aims to promote diversity

May 27, 2016 - 42 minutes ago

The more than 900 Rocky Mount city employees cover a broad spectrum of demographics just like the constituents they serve.

For that reason, the city has been undergoing a diversity inclusion initiative, which includes the Diversity and Inclusion Group.

“Organizations —...