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February 24, 2017

The Rocky Mount City Council spent the second day of its annual retreat getting a first-hand look at some of Charlotte’s key tourist sites while also getting some insight into how to grow Rocky Mount’s tourism industry.

Council members spent part of the day Thursday touring the…


Girls explore engineering careers

February 24, 2017

Eighth-grade students in the Girls in Engineering, Math and Science club explored the inner workings of Rocky Mount on Thursday as they toured the engineering department, the engineering field office and the energy resources field office.

The trip for these students from Rocky Mount Middle School…


Black history event focuses on fashion

February 24, 2017

The Rocky Mount Senior Center paid tribute to African-Americans’ contributions to America’s popular culture in a unique way Thursday as part of the city’s Black History Month events.

More than 200 people attended an event called Black History Through Fashion at the senior center.…


Local teen to compete in pageant

February 24, 2017

Madison Jackson of Rocky Mount recently was selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition on March 19 at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh.

Madison learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviewing in the…