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May 28, 2017 - 39 minutes ago

After a week of rain in Rocky Mount, the sun was out Saturday for opening day at Denton Street Pool.

“Everyone is having a good time,” said Don Farmer, the pool's assistant manager.

Opening day saw an average crowd of 40 to 50 folks in the first session of the day, said Farmer, who has…


Nash UNC Health care adding new cancer center

May 28, 2017 - 39 minutes ago

A groundbreaking ceremony recently was held for a new cancer center on the campus of Nash UNC Health Care, which will be named after a local athletic legend and cancer survior.

The new 11,000-square-foot UNC Cancer Care at Nash, Danny Talbott Cancer Center is scheduled to be completed in early…


Memorial service to honor fallen heroes

May 28, 2017 - 39 minutes ago

Municipal governments in the Twin Counties will be closed on Monday in order to allow area residents to participate in local observances for Memorial Day.

The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and  Edgecombe Counties will be hosting a ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Veterans Memorial at Jack…


Wesleyan names new director of theology institute

May 28, 2017 - 39 minutes ago

N.C. Wesleyan College has hired Mikah Brondyke as director of its Youth Theology Institute.

Funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the program provides high school students with the opportunity to explore their calling and put faith into action through hands-on learning and community service.…