December 17, 2017

A new mentoring program at Benvenue Elementary School pairs boys with male mentors who can help them learn lessons they normally don’t get from the classroom experience.

The Brotherhood program operates under the direction of Communities In Schools support specialist Daphne Trevathan.…

Sip and Shop showcases local businesses

December 17, 2017

It may have been a little nippy Saturday afternoon, but shoppers were greeted with a warm welcome in downtown Rocky Mount.

The inaugural “Ugly Sweater Sip and Shop” at the Booker T. Theatre, sponsored by the Downtown Community Association and Dynamik Learning, offered folks a family…

Princeville Elementary gets special gifts

December 17, 2017

The students and teachers of Princeville Elementary School received special gifts Thursday in the form of a check for $10,000 and a special shoebox filled with Christmas cheer for each student, teacher and staff member.

The gifts came from the NC Foundation for Public School Children, which sent…

STEAM Night offers hands-on learning activities

December 17, 2017

Students and families from Coker-Wimberly Elementary, Phillips Middle and North Edgecombe High schools experienced the world of science and technology through hands-on activities and demonstrations during the inaugural iZone Family STEAM Night at North Edgecombe High School.

The evening started…