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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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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.

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…

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.

Cameron MacDonald, daughter of Casey and Jonathan MacDonald, has been awarded this year’s Ann MacPherson Weaver Memorial Scholarship at Rocky Mount Academy.