RMA begins year with new programs, new look

Aug. 25 marked the beginning of Rocky Mount Academy’s 46th year as an independent school in Rocky Mount and the first day of school for 420 students in Pre-K through 12th grade.

  • Belmont 5 race to benefit Tar River Scouts

    Running is the oldest form of exercise and is experiencing a boom like never before.In 2013, there were 19 million running event finishers nationally.

  • Twin County Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees

    The Twin County Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2014, who will be inducted into the hall Nov. 20 at Nash Community College.

  • Back-to-school bash aims to benefit migrant students

    The Migrant Education and English as a Second Language Department of Edgecombe County Public Schools sponsored a Back-to-School Bash for students who are current or former migrant students.

  • Women’s club adopts local schools

    The Tarboro Women’s Club recently collected school supplies from throughout North Carolina to help support Edgecombe County Public Schools.

  • Nonprofit group comes to young musician’s aid

    Watermark for Kids, a national nonprofit organization committed to helping local kids thrive, recently awarded a musical instrument and 20 private music lessons to Tarboro teen Ty’Sean Phelps.

Charles Penny: Academies teach about city government

The city of Rocky Mount offers several different academies throughout the year, giving citizens an opportunity to learn about their city and about various professions which play a significant role in their lives.

RMA begins year with new programs, new look

Aug. 25 marked the beginning of Rocky Mount Academy’s 46th year as an independent school in Rocky Mount and the first day of school for 420 students in Pre-K through 12th grade.

  • Back-to-school bash aims to benefit migrant students

    The Migrant Education and English as a Second Language Department of Edgecombe County Public Schools sponsored a Back-to-School Bash for students who are current or former migrant students.

  • Women’s club adopts local schools

    The Tarboro Women’s Club recently collected school supplies from throughout North Carolina to help support Edgecombe County Public Schools.

  • West Edgecombe principal seeks to engage students, families

    West Edgecombe Middle School Principal Donita Gregory is preparing for the upcoming school year with a plan to engage the Rocky Mount school’s students and families.

  • SouthWest Edgecombe FFA marks achievements

    SouthWest Edgecombe High School agriscience teacher Shelley Armour boasts about the many accomplishments of the school’s chapter of the National Future Farmers of America.

  • Students get taste of college life

    SouthWest Edgecombe Leadership Training Corps held its annual summer leadership academy on the campus of North Carolina State University.