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January 14, 2018

It had been a topic of discussion for a number of years, but late last fall Jay and Jaime Gardner of Wade-Cary and Mike Hancock of Boddie-Noell resolved to do more than just talk.

Within a month of that conversation, the three had reached out to a nearby author about writing the…

January 14, 2018

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to verify the information on the FAFSA. The students are chosen by the U.S. Department of Education.

Used to apply for most federal and many state student aid programs, the FAFSA asks detailed…

January 13, 2018

The Legislative Services Commission of the N.C. General Assembly is hosting the 48th annual Youth Legislative Assembly on April 6-8 in the Legislative Office Building in downtown Raleigh.

N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, is sponsoring a scholarship for Ashley King, who is a senior at Northern…


January 13, 2018

Rocky Mount city offices will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The Rocky Mount Senior Center, RM Wilson Gym, the Booker T. Washington and South Rocky Mount Community Centers and the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will be closed as well.

Tar River Transit will…

January 12, 2018

The W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association will hold its third annual Fellowship Brunch at 9 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

Guest speaker will be Tarboro native and world renowned tenor and opera singer Dr. Leroy J. Bynum Jr.

Bynum attended…


January 11, 2018

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club at Nash Central High School in partnership with the Youth Pastor’s Coalition is holding the sixth annual After Exam Jam Concert at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Red Oak Baptist Family Life Center.

This event is a fundraiser for the Fellowship of Christian…


January 10, 2018

The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been dedicated to developing and enhancing a program of community service in the Edgecombe and Nash communities.

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. was founded on Jan. 13, 1913. The Rocky Mount Deltas are remembering and…


January 08, 2018

The DeLeon Carter Foundation recently presented N.C.Wesleyan College with a check for $7,500, which represents the second installment toward the foundation's commitment of $25,000 to name the student lounge in Wesleyan's 40 single-bed Bradley residence hall.

The funds were used to furnish the lobby…

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January 05, 2018

The recent winter storm and resulting treacherous road conditions not only caused schools to close but also disrupted public services and caused some events to be rescheduled.

Tar River Transit service was cancelled on Thursday, but bus service is expected to resume at 10 a.m. today, city officials…


January 01, 2018

Rocky Mount is offering residents one last chance this season to get rid of loose leaves.

Public Works and Water Resources will pick up loose leaves for each route for a week in January.

During loose leaf collection, crews collect loose leaves and pine straw on alternating weeks between designated…

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