June 16, 2018

Braswell Memorial Library welcomed summer with its annual Summer Reading Kickoff Party on Friday complete with games, dancing and food.

The annual event is meant to make a big splash and motivate area students to keep reading throughout the summer.

Jennifer Stearns, manager of youth services at…

Sears store set to shut down

June 16, 2018

A local small hardware and appliance retail chain store is currently having a store closing liquidation sale on all items.

The Rocky Mount Sears Hometown store at 1214 N. Wesleyan Blvd. in the Tiffany Square Shopping Center is going out of business. Company officials wouldn’t disclose a final…

Nash-Rocky Mount honors retirees

June 16, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools celebrated 66 retirees on June 12 during the district’s 2018 Retirement Luncheon at Rose Hill in Nashville.

The group has dedicated approximately 1,660 collective years of service to public education. Retirees enjoyed special music provided by Triple-Knot. Each…

Camp challenges children’s minds

June 15, 2018

For the fifth year in a row, Faith Christian School has opened its doors to welcome kids in grades K-6 to Camp Invention.

Camp Invention is a nationally recognized nonprofit summer camp that works with more than 1,300 schools in all 50 states, according to its website. The purpose of the…