January 22, 2018

Even though Nash Community College only officially launched its associate in engineering degree program last fall, the college saw the first student earn the degree in December.

“Even though the degree has not been officially offered before this academic year, we have provided specialized…

New eatery to help cancer patients

January 22, 2018

TARBORO — A former U.S. Marine is opening a new eatery in Tarboro and using the restaurant as a way to help people who are dealing with a disease that has killed millions of people.

Myron McCutcheon is the owner of the Pink Ribbon Cafe, which is set to open on Feb. 23 at 411 N. Main St.…

Turnage speaker series to feature Duke pastor

January 22, 2018

As part of the Frederick Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series of Conversations on Christian Leadership, the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel, will be coming to Lakeside Baptist Church.

The Frederick E. Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series is offered each year as the…

Koats for Kids benefits children in need

January 21, 2018

Children came to the Rocky Mount Farmers Market on Saturday in thin jackets or without a coat at all and left with warm coats, gloves and hats, prepared for any future snow day to come.

There were a steady stream of “customers” selecting coats at the first annual Koats for Kids…