New Orleans vocalist Nayo Jones will usher in a powerhouse lineup of musicians and singers for the 2023 Dinner Concert Series on April 28 and 29 at The Prime Smokehouse.
Now that we’ve put winter behind us — at least on the calendar — it’s time for us to think about sprucing up our homes.
Mayor Sandy Roberson joined US Cellular officials on Wednesday to announce the three winners of the eighth annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region at a celebration at the club’s Lucy Ann Boddie Brewer Unit at 405 Raleigh Blvd.
Nash County Public Schools and Nash Community College launched a renewed workforce development partnership at an event on March 10 at the college.
So what is recycling contamination?
Northern Nash High School advanced manufacturing students recently visited Nash Community College.
Becoming part of a blended family can certainly be rewarding.
Spring is certainly in the air, and as our weather gets warmer, United Way Tar River Region has much on tap for the upcoming months.
N.C. Wesleyan University’s Teacher Education Program recently received a $30,000 Education Preparation Program grant from the state Department of Public Instruction’s Office of Exceptional Children.
Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans will give the keynote address during Commencement at Edgecombe Community College on May 12.
Many people make financial New Year’s resolutions, such as reducing their debts or contributing more to their retirement accounts — both of which are certainly worthy goals.
Nash Community College has announced that Dr. LaToya McCurdy will deliver its 2023 spring commencement address.
Over the past several months, The Dunn Center at N.C. Wesleyan University has been the recipient of multiple grants that will allow for the renovation of various spaces in the facility.
The required minimum distributions age will rise to 73 in 2023.
The brothers of Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. celebrated their 71st Founders/Charter Day program on Feb. 5 at the Word Tabernacle Impact Center in Rocky Mount.
In honor of Black History Month, check out Braswell Memorial Library’s NewsBank database, Black Life in America.
Carolyn Whatley of Rocky Mount is headed to the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s Zone Finals on March 17-19 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.
Renee Chou, news anchor and reporter for WRAL-TV, will be N.C. Wesleyan University’s spring Commencement speaker on May 6 at the Rocky Mount Event Center.
In the past year, we’ve seen some big swings in the financial markets.
The Edgecombe Community College community and area residents were inspired by the compelling stories of African American soldiers who fought in the Civil War on Feb. 9 during the college’s annual Black History Month celebration.
The Nash Community College Library is honoring Black History Month with a display of books that includes nonfiction and historical fiction.
Edgecombe Community College has been named a Best Community College by intelligent.com, a higher education resource guide.
Sherlock McDougald, dean of enrollment and financial aid at Edgecombe Community College, was an instructor at the recent Financial Aid Leadership Academy sponsored by the N.C. Community College System.
Israel James, a student at Rocky Mount High School, has been selected to represent Rocky Mount as a National Youth Delegate to the 2023 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
Nonprofit organizations throughout our community and across the country had to develop innovative marketing strategies during the pandemic to meet their fundraising goals and continue to deliver on their important missions.
In honor of Black History Month, the Booker T. Theater will host “Risen Voices,” an evening of spoken word and slam poetry at 7 p.m. Friday at the historic theater on Thomas Street in downtown Rocky Mount.
A hot topic right now — is a college degree still worth the time, effort and money that it takes to obtain one?
Applications for the historic Annie and Sallie Ann Wheeler Memorial Scholarship are now open for a second year.
UNC Health Nash recently announced that the Nash Women’s Center has achieved the prestigious international “Baby-Friendly” designation by Baby-Friendly USA, the national authority responsible for upholding the highest standards in infant feeding care in hospitals.
N.C. Wesleyan University has been ranked among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Join Edgecombe Community College for two unique events in February to celebrate Black History Month.
Many Americans at one point or another will deal with an unexpected event that has financial implications.
N.C. Wesleyan University was recently awarded a grant from N.C. Independent Colleges and Universities to help fund the iBelong Male Mentoring Program.
The mission of Keep America Beautiful is “to inspire and educate people to take action everyday to improve and beautify their community.”
We live in a post-pandemic world, and job seekers have had to adapt to a new way of job searching, including how they prepare for and participate in interviews.
Nash UNC Health Care has appointed three new members to its Board of Commissioners to fill seats left open by the departures of Melvin Mitchell, who served for nine years, Dr. Ivan Peacock, who served for nine years, and Robbie Green, who served for three years.
N.C. Wesleyan University has submitted the substantive change application for its new Master of Public Health and Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health programs to its regional accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
We’ve witnessed an onslaught of cybersecurity threats and ransomware recently.
Each year, our United Way facilitates the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards for outstanding volunteers within the twin county region.
Flag Raising: The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties will hold a flag raising at 11 a.m. todayJan. 21 at the Jack Laughery Park. The flag presentation will be to the family of Charles “Jack” Ross Cone Jr., SGT. (T-5), U.S. Army. To honor a veteran of Nash, Edgecombe or s…
The Edgecombe Community College Division of College and Career Readiness is providing specialized support to students thanks to a partnership with the Rural Opportunity Institute.