Feature Stories

Like schools and other churches in the community, Word Tabernacle Church could not open its doors for the traditional celebration of graduates. Instead, the church opened its Center for Media and Broadcasting to the community.

On Aug. 29, a staple of OIC of Rocky Mount departed this life, leaving a gap in the hearts of all who knew and loved him and taking over 23 years of OIC history with him.

Latest e-Edition

Special Editions

Abigail Taylor, daughter of John and Beth Taylor of Whitakers, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms.

The Nash Community College Foundation recently announced that Desiree Dolberry, Steve Felton and C.E. “Sonny” Foster have joined its board for the 2020-21 academic year.

Edgecombe Community College and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina are giving away 500 boxes of food to area residents on Friday.

Working with generous donors and volunteers, the Harrison Family YMCA has provided everyone the opportunity to be healthy and thrive, connect with others and contribute to a better community for many years.

As local schools and school systems make their plans for the school year, the Harrison Family YMCA providing out-of-school care for families in the community.

In Rocky Mount, as in any large city or small town, the main driver for economic prosperity is local business, because local businesses not only serve our community but are owned, run and staffed by the people who make up those communities.

Commencement 2020 at Edgecombe Community College was a departure from previous graduation events as the college celebrated the Class of 2020 with a drive-thru graduation parade on Aug. 7 at the Tarboro campus.