March 23, 2018

The local city police officer and firefighter of the year, as voted on by their peers, were announced Thursday at a Rocky Mount Lions Club luncheon.

Senior Police Officer Tim Braddy and Battalion Chief Tim Turner, who have both been on the job for nearly 30 years, received a letter of appreciation…

Girls dominate annual spelling bee

March 23, 2018

The Patels of Rocky Mount Academy scored another victory Thursday night as the sister of last year’s winner of the Advancement Spelling Bee took the top prize with the word “terrapin.”

“I am very glad I won,” said Prisha Patel, a sixth-grade student at the private…

Girls Scouts honor Tarboro woman

March 23, 2018

Regina Cobb of Tarboro received the Girl Scout Appreciation Pin at the Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines 11th Annual Meeting on March 3 in Wilmington.

The Girl Scouts of the USA Appreciation Pin recognizes an adult volunteer who has delivered outstanding service to at least one area or…

Music series to return to Mills

March 22, 2018

The Rocky Mount Mills will again host a lineup of free family-friendly outdoor musical shows beginning next month as part of its way of celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Mills this year.

The 2018 Mill Music Sessions concert series will once more be a partnership with WUNC-FM and…