March 27, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan College is adding to its campus once again by building a new dormitory to house the growing number of students who attend the school.

Jason Edwards, vice president of finance at Wesleyan, said the new women’s dormitory should be completed by June.

“We are holding several…

Local blogger named 'main street champ'

March 27, 2017

A local blogger has received state recognition for writing about downtown Rocky Mount.

Stepheny Houghtlin was named a Main Street Champion, which are individuals who have gone the extra mile in working to make their downtown successful, announced N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony Copeland.


Nashville Brownie raises funds for Operation Cookie Drop

March 27, 2017

Giving to others is extremely important for Girl Scouts, and during the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program, many girls made a strong effort to collect contributions for Operation Cookie Drop, our council-wide service project that brings the sweet taste of home to military men and women deployed far…

Musical Zoo offers family fun

March 26, 2017

Some families in the Rocky Mount area celebrated the first weekend of spring by combining family fun and a cultural experience as they enjoyed animal-related activities at the Dunn Center while waiting for the Tar River Orchestra’s performance of “Musical Zoo” to begin.