May 01, 2017

Nash Community College shined under clear skies at the second annual Blue Fest on Saturday.

“It's a chance to show the community the opportunities available right in their backyard,” said Wendy Marlowe, NCC's vice president of Corporate and Economic Development.

Highlights of the day-…

New chief takes helm at NEED

May 01, 2017

Ginell Rogers is on a mission to help reinvigorate the longtime Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development agency, which works to advance the general welfare of low-income people.

The 37-year-old Maryland native, who grew up in Greenville, recently started as the new executive director of NEED. She…

Koszelak honored with teaching award

May 01, 2017

Dr. Bob Koszelak recently was named the recipient of the 2017 Boddie Noell Enterprises We Believe in Teachers Award at Rocky Mount Academy.

Koszelak is a 15-year veteran of RMA who has inspired a love for science and nature in hundreds of sixth- and seventh-graders as well as the thrill of survival…

Sun shines on Relay For Life event

April 30, 2017

Despite days of rain earlier in the week and the threat of a rising river, this year's Relay For Life played out under clear skies this weekend.

Organizers of the cancer-fighting fundraiser were worried about possible flooding, said Liz Craft, one of the event's three chairwomen.

“We were…