December 11, 2016

A Nash County student who was born in the country of Columbia will attend the U.S. Naval Academy in the fall, making him the second Nash Central High School cadet to be selected for the honor this year.

Selection to attend the U.S. Naval Academy is indeed a rare honor. Nationwide, only 20 cadets…

Joyner tapped to lead Boys & Girls Clubs board

December 11, 2016

A leadership change is taking place at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region.

David Joyner, owner of Joyner Media & Strategies Inc, a marketing and business development firm, will be taking over as board chairman of the Boys & Girls Club of the Tar River Region in January.…

ECC grad finds success with geospatial technology

December 11, 2016

Geospatial Technology: Most of us don’t even know what it is, but it is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing technologies used by a variety of industries.

Edgecombe Community College offers a degree and certificate program in geospatial technology, and one recent graduate has found…

Police probe garage break-in

December 11, 2016

Rocky Mount police are investigating a residential break-in that happened Tuesday.

Police Cpl. Mike Lewis said officers responded to a report of a burglary at 7 a.m. at a house on the 100 block of Ashcroft Court. He said an unidentified suspect broke into the home’s attached garage sometime…