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September 23, 2017

Nash Community College ​has been awarded the Platinum Partnership Award by Correction Enterprises for providing complimentary space and outstanding cooperation for an on-campus optical center.

Correction Enterprises has operated an optical production facility manned by inmates at Nash Correctional…


September 22, 2017

Carl and Michelle Strickland, owners of an Everlasting Memory Monument Co. in Rocky Mount, recently hosted a luncheon to show appreciation to all fire, rescue and EMS employees, with over 80 from the Nash County-Rocky Mount area attending.

An Everlasting Memory combined with other local companies…


September 21, 2017

Two seniors at North East Carolina Prep School have been nominated for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in the fall.

Caroline Barrett and Bryce Coggin have been nominated for the prestigious four-year scholarship.

Barrett is the daughter James…

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September 20, 2017

Nash Community College President Bill Carver is fond of pointing out that “community” is the school’s middle name.

It is this connection to community that marks Nash Community College as it celebrates 50 years of service to Nash County and the surrounding areas. Now…


September 20, 2017

Local Government Federal Credit Union recently awarded scholarships to Tanner Boone of Rocky Mount and Joshua Boyd from Elm City. 

Boone and Boyd will use the scholarship to study at N.C. State University and are two of 120 deserving high school seniors and post-secondary students that…

September 20, 2017

The city of Rocky Mount has now implemented an automated calling system to remind customers of their utility payments.

Business manager Latasha Hall said customers will receive a call anytime their bill is past due.

“This is a courtesy reminder,” she said. “We will not…

September 19, 2017

September is National Recovery Month and local organizations are hosting three events this week to educate the public and support people recovering from substance use disorders.

Nash Community College will host a Recovery Celebration Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the…

September 19, 2017

Peacemakers of Rocky Mount will host its annual Hope Banquet fundraiser at 7 p.m. Oct. 5. at Englewood Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.

“This will be an incredible evening as we come together to celebrate the great things God is doing in South Rocky Mount through Peacemakers and look forward to…


September 18, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA in Rocky Mount is offering the community a 100 percent money-back guarantee for anyone who joins as a member during the month of September.

Because the YMCA is an organization known for its welcoming atmosphere with programs and services available to fit the whole…


September 17, 2017

Nash Community College recently announced the establishment of the Thomas Cliett Family Culinary Scholarship.

The endowed scholarship was established by Anne D. Cliett in memory of her husband, Thomas Cliett, to assist students in pursuit of an associate degree in culinary arts.

“We are so…

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