Nashville man tapped for high post in Sudan Shriners

Noble Carl Wayne Smith of Nashville, a member of the Rocky Mount Shrine Club, was elected as the High Priest & Prophet at Sudan Shriners annual meeting and election of officers on Jan. 23 in New Bern.

  • Robot joins Vidant Edgecombe staff

    Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently implemented telestroke technology in the Emergency Department.

  • Health care graduates honored at ECC

    Health Occupations graduates at Edgecombe Community College were honored by college staff, family and friends during a Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony held Jan. 28.

  • City to sponsor special fundraiser

    In honor of Black History Month, the Booker T. Washington Community Center will sponsor “A Night of Heritage” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Imperial Centre.

  • YMCA membership special promotes heart health

    The Harrison Family YMCA is offering a membership special this week in honor of February being American Heart Month.

  • Annual concert raises money for burn victims

    The sixth annual Crimmus Jam successfully raised more than $4,000 for the Blake Tedder Burn Endowment this holiday season.

Charkes Penny: Kudos to police, firefighters for jobs well done

Public safety was addressed during the Rocky Mount City Council meeting on Feb. 8. I am pleased to highlight the accomplishments from the police and fire departments.

  • Ginny Mohrbutter: New event to help raise funds

    United Way Tar River Region works each year to raise $1.2 million in partnership with many through our local Community Campaign.

  • Kelley Deal: NC Connect bond will benefit education

    During the March primary election, the voters of North Carolina will decide whether or not to support a proposed $2 billion bond called “Connect NC” that will be used for strategic investments in North Carolina’s public infrastructure.

  • Catherine Roche: Library provides tech help

    When you think of the library, you think of books. The mission of the library certainly includes books but it also encompasses a whole lot more.

  • Mary Tom Bass: State bond to benefit ECC

    On March 15, voters will have an opportunity to vote on Connect NC, a $2 billion bond proposal that will strengthen our state’s infrastructure – higher education, state parks, agriculture, safety and water and sewer.

  • Charles Penny: City makes strides in 2015

    Rocky Mount’s positive attributes are being shared with people in and outside our city.

Health care graduates honored at ECC

Health Occupations graduates at Edgecombe Community College were honored by college staff, family and friends during a Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony held Jan. 28.