January 20, 2018

A Rocky Mount bank was recently part of a purchase by a South Carolina financial institution that bank officials say has created the second largest community bank in the Carolinas with total combined assets of more than $3 billion.

Carolina Financial Corp., the holding company of CresCom Bank,…

Bailey Cafe to host author’s event

January 20, 2018

Area residents will have an unusual opportunity Sunday to meet with Christian author Wayne Jacobsen, who was largely responsible for the publication of the best-selling novel, “The Shack.”

Jacobsen will appear at an event called “An Afternoon with Wayne Jacobsen” from 2…

NCC alumna illustrates children's book

January 20, 2018

A Nash Community College alumna recently provided the illustrations for a children’s book.

“I am excited to finally share what it means to me to dream big, work hard, stay focused and surround myself with good people,” Lynda Hight said.

Hight graduated from the Advertising and…

Children enjoy outdoor winter fun

January 19, 2018

Five-year-old Isiah Brantley had the time of his life Thursday playing in the snow with his family.

“He's out of school and having fun,” Isiah's father, Erik Brantley, said. He added Isiah's too young and having too much fun to realize he'll have to make up the past several snow days.…