October 01, 2016

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be on hoof Sunday afternoon to help pay tribute to local veterans at Carolina Eagle Distributing in Rocky Mount.

Tapped as Military Appreciation Day, the facility will honor vets with give-aways and allow the public to get up close and personal with a…

ECC designated to teach health coach program

October 01, 2016

Local residents are learning how to improve their health, thanks to a joint program between Edgecombe Community College and East Carolina University.

The two institutions recently signed an agreement that designates ECC as the institution of higher education to offer ECU’s Community Health…

United Way helps provide free medicine

September 30, 2016

As she walked out the door of the Impact Center at Word Tabernacle Church with a bag of free medicine, Beulah Wilkins offered her gratitude Thursday for the variety of medications given to her and nearly 1,000 people from across the Twin Counties.

“It’s awesome, and one of the…

Actor to campaign for Clinton in area

September 30, 2016

Actor Jeffrey Wright will visit Rocky Mount on Saturday as part of a three-city swing though North Carolina to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

He is scheduled to make a campaign appearance at 2 p.m. at Greater Joy Baptist Church at 820 Nashville Road to talk…