The Salvation Army stands ready to help others in the community in times of crisis, as we recently did in the wake of the QVC fire.
Sha’Kiyia Highsmith was named the 2023 recipient of the Annie and Sallie Ann Wheeler Memorial Scholarship during an Awards Day program at North Edgecombe High School.
The 2023 annual Memorial Day gathering at the Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park included the sight of a smaller replica of a submarine affixed to a trailer and parked on West Goldleaf Street.
Four international students at N.C. Wesleyan University have teamed up to develop a course and textbook that promotes mental well-being among their peers.
No Rocky Mount business wants to lose sales because of an internet outage.
Earlier this year, Crystal Gray was halfway through the surgical technology program at Edgecombe Community College and working long hours at UNC Health Nash.
Cynthia “Cindy” Howell Worthy recently was presented with the Medallion Award for her outstanding support of United Community Ministries by Gov. Roy Cooper during a special ceremony at the State Capital.
Did you know that right here in Rocky Mount at N.C. Wesleyan University, we have over 160 international students from 44 different countries?
The member-funded SECU Foundation is providing a $10,000 four-year college scholarship for Nolan Bailey, a senior at Southern Nash High School, to attend N.C. State University.
Edgecombe Community College recently celebrated students who won awards at the state SkillsUSA competition in April.
There has been a lot of talk about a “cashless” society, but it’s not here yet.
The Nash Community College Electric Line Construction Technology Program recently received a donation from the Okonite Cable Company.
About 200 graduates walked across the stage May 12 at Edgecombe Community College’s Commencement exercises.
UNC Health Nash recently received an A national performance score from the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that collects and reports hospital performance data each year.
At some point, you may have more money in your 401(k) than in any other investment.
The state Board of Transportation recently passed a resolution to officially recognize the contributions of the Rev. Thomas L. Walker by naming the bridge on N.C. 97 over the railroad tracks in Rocky Mount the Reverend Thomas L. Walker Bridge.
Nash Community College is one of 24 schools recently named as Models of Excellence for 2023 by SkillsUSA.
With the theme “A Vision of the Future: Believing in the Beauty of Dreams,” the Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (RMAC) presented its 42nd Jabberwock Scholarship Program on April 23 in Keihin Auditorium at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.
N.C. Wesleyan University held its annual commencement ceremony May 6 at the Rocky Mount Event Center.
Every year, 14 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans.
Nash Central High School student Chassidy Armwood won first place and Rocky Mount Academy student Mckenna Rowe won second place in the recent Blackbird Optimist Club of Rocky Mount oratorical contest based on the theme of “Discovering Optimism Within Me.”
Another school year is coming to a close. And if you have young children, they’re now a year closer to heading off to college or some other type of post-secondary education or training.
An array of free special events hosted by the City of Rocky Mount started this month and will continue all summer long.
The United Way Tar River Region celebrated with community partners, donors and volunteers on April 26 during the 15th annual Community Champions’ Luncheon at the Dunn Center at N.C. Wesleyan University.
We are excited to share that for the first time since the start of the pandemic, United Way Tar River Region has surpassed our fundraising goal of $1 million.
Nash Community College recently hosted its annual Tree Planting Ceremony.
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Chi Omega Chapter of Rocky Mount recently celebrated the 100th birthdays of two of its members, Ruth A. Smith and Katye G. Jenkins.
It’s natural to wonder exactly how a bank safeguards your money.
The Rocky Mount Debuette Club would like to announce its 2023 seniors.
From aseptic training to industrial systems, robotics, mechatronics, computer-integrated machining, leadership and many other types of customized offerings, Nash Community College provides training to meet the unique needs of employers in sectors including manufacturing, aerospace, automotiv…
Three members of Civil Air Patrol’s Tar River Composite Squadron recently were recognized with North Carolina Wing awards at the North Carolina Wing Conference at the Embassy Suites in Greensboro.
Nash Community College has been named one of the nation’s Models of Excellence for 2023, the highest and competitive recognition for excellence in competitions and curriculum from SkillsUSA.
Your own decisions and actions typically determine your financial strategies.
Area piano students competed for honors during the 36th annual PianOlympics on March 18-19 at the Church of the Good Shepherd and Oakdale Baptist Church.
When people hear that I work in the library, they will often share a library story. Sometimes it’s a story about going to the library when they were children.
Ripe for Revival will unveil its newest mobile market at 3 p.m. today during an Earth Day event at Stone Park in Rocky Mount.
Nash Community College has named Kenyon “K.J.” Askew as the college’s director of marketing and strategic engagement.
The Harrison Family YMCA has launched its 2023 Annual Campaign: Strengthening Community, with 30 volunteers rallying for the YMCA and collecting donations to help local residents in need.
Every business, large or small, benefits from positive customer reviews.
This past week Down East Partnership for Children celebrated the Week of the Young Child.
Cameron MacDonald, daughter of Casey and Jonathan MacDonald, has been awarded this year’s Ann MacPherson Weaver Memorial Scholarship at Rocky Mount Academy.