January 17, 2018

Authorities are urging people to stay off the roads as an arctic cold blast pushes a winter snowstorm across North Carolina.

"This snowstorm may be moving a little slower than we thought, but that means its impacts on North Carolina will likely be even greater," Gov. Roy Cooper said.


Schools to remain closed following snowstorm

January 17, 2018

Local schools will remain closed Thursday due to the winter storm Wednesday  that blanketed the area with snow.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Edgecombe County Public Schools, Rocky Mount Prep, North East Carolina Prep School, Rocky Mount Academy, Faith Christian School and New Life…

Interim chief meets local residents

January 17, 2018

Interim Police Chief Willie Williams began his series of Chat with the Chief events Tuesday on the 1100 block of Niblick Avenue, where 22-year-old Jahmel Montey Dales met his death on Dec. 20

A steady stream of residents from the quiet, middle-class neighborhood came to Rocky Mount’s mobile…

ECC launches new programs

January 17, 2018

The weather may still feel wintry, but for Edgecombe Community College, the spring semester has just begun.

Anticipated student enrollment for the spring semester at Edgecombe Community College is 2,250. These students can look forward to some new programs, including a new 2+2 agreement with…