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Aesya Jones decided to enroll in the Career and College Promise program at Nash Community College because she wanted to take advantage of taking college courses while in high school.

Thomas Parrish was 15 years old when he started working on the script for the film “75 Degrees West” with his brother, Zachary Parrish, who was 12 at the time.

With the theme “Pearls on the Rise ... Destined to be Great,” the Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presented its 41st Jabberwock Scholarship Program virtually on April 11.

Members of the Phoenix Historical Society, the Rocky Mount Racial Justice Group, the Rocky Mount Black Action Committee and the Black Workers for Justice met on April 7 by the Rocky Mount Mills historical marker.

Nash Community College is joining #CCMonth, a grassroots education and stigma-busting campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees for the month of April.

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Thanks to support from the Walmart Foundation, the Harrison Family YMCA is providing meals and snacks to children enrolled in various YMCA after-school programs to help ensure they get the nutrition they need to succeed in school and reach their full potential.

The Board of Directors of the W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association Inc. recently voted to cancel the July 2021 Annual Reunion due to continuous concerns of the status of COVID-19.

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nine awards at a recent virtual awards ceremony held on March 12-13 by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region.

With the theme “Pearls on the Rise ... Destined to be Great,” the Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present its 41st Jabberwock Scholarship Program virtually at 4 p.m. on April 11.

The North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association recently presented Nash County Master Gardener Anne Sickinger with an Outstanding Volunteer Award.

Spring is here, community members are getting COVID vaccinations, students are returning to in-person learning and there is a promise of a post-pandemic future.

North Carolina Wesleyan College has partnered with JOY International and its mission to rescue, restore and reintegrate children, teens and women affected by human trafficking around the world.