September 22, 2017 - 42 minutes ago

Nash County’s high school marching bands will join together Saturday for the first time ever to put their talents on display during a special fundraising event.

The bands — from Northern Nash High, Rocky Mount High, Nash Central High and Southern Nash High — will present a Band…

Chess champion to play exhibition matches at Imperial Centre

September 22, 2017 - 42 minutes ago

An international chess champion is set to take on all comers — at the same time — at the Imperial Centre next month.

Jude Acers, U.S. World chessmaster and former Eastern North Carolina resident, will show off the skills that put him in the record books by playing simultaneous games of…

Company hosts luncheon for fire, rescue personnel

September 22, 2017 - 42 minutes ago

Carl and Michelle Strickland, owners of an Everlasting Memory Monument Co. in Rocky Mount, recently hosted a luncheon to show appreciation to all fire, rescue and EMS employees, with over 80 from the Nash County-Rocky Mount area attending.

An Everlasting Memory combined with other local companies…

Early voting begins for City Council seats

September 21, 2017

Early one-stop voting opens today in the Twin Counties for four Rocky Mount City Council seats in two contested races and two unopposed contests.

Rocky Mount residents not already registered to vote will have to register and vote during early one-stop voting. The deadline to register to vote on…