July 25, 2017

A longtime restaurant in Rocky Mount shutdown operations Monday.

Marilyn Ruggles, vice president of marketing at Restaurant Investment, confirmed Texas Steakhouse & Saloon at 711 Sutters Creek Blvd. next to Target is no longer in business. Ruggles said the Texas Steakhouse on 126 Gateway Blvd.…

Summer camps make learning fun

July 25, 2017

NASHVILLE — Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is offering summer camp programs for the first time this summer and the middle-school STEM Camp is in full swing at Nash Central Middle School.

Roughly 34 rising fifth- and sixth-grade students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools are learning about…

O'Meara named principal of Phillips Middle School

July 25, 2017

Jennifer O'Meara was named principal of Phillips Middle School during the July Edgecombe County Board of Education meeting.

She previously served as assistant principal of North Edgecombe High School.

O'Meara's first teaching experience was as a middle school math teacher in West Africa as a Peace…

Groups team up to rebuild houses

July 24, 2017

A Virginia-based nonprofit humanitarian agency is teaming up with a faith-based organization to help flood victims in Edgecombe County who lost housing last year due to Hurricane Matthew.

Islamic Relief USA has joined forces with the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster…