July 16, 2018

Garland Clark envisioned downtown Rocky Mount having a chance to be reinvigorated and revitalized even when there was little to no activity or traffic happening in the central part of the city.

Clark, a city of Rocky Mount employee for 28 years who works as the gas system supervisor in the…

YMCA offers variety of family activities

July 16, 2018

Family time at the Harrison Family YMCA is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being and connect to the community.

The YMCA has always been a place where…

New charter school set to launch

July 15, 2018

Nash County’s newest charter school plans to open its doors in the next few weeks.

Global Achievers School had originally planned to operate in the Bailey/Middlesex area, but that situation did not work out, said Lisa Swinson, the head of Global Achievers Academy. However, the school did find…

Sheriff, local attorney named to state boards

July 15, 2018

A local law enforcement official and a lawyer have been tapped to serve on crime-related state boards.

Gov. Roy Cooper recently appointed Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone to the Governor’s Crime Commission and attorney Matthew Sperati to the Crime Victims Compensation Commission.

Cooper said…