June 26, 2019

K&W Cafeteria is stepping up to the plate this summer by partnering with other organizations including Cape Fear Tutoring and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer free, nutritious lunches to all children in the community from 1 to 18 years of age.

“This is the first time we have…

Community colleges win balloon awards

June 26, 2019

Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College both brought home awards this year from the High Altitude Ballooning Competition.

Founded in 2014, the competition was developed and implemented by the North Carolina Space Grant for community college teams. During the academic year, the team…

Lighthouse Home seeks volunteers

June 25, 2019

There is a lighthouse in the Twin Counties.

It’s not on the river and has nothing to do with leading boats to safety.

The Lighthouse Home, on Eastern Avenue in Rocky Mount, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that offers shelter to women who are in transition and need a place to call home as…

Catholic school students learn about beekeeping

June 25, 2019

Students and staff at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School recently took learning outside for the worldwide Outdoor Classroom Day.

While most of the middle school students were engaged in a wide array of outdoor learning at Camp Don Lee, the pre-K through fourth-graders found themselves…