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April 22, 2018

The whiteboard inside Lynn Driver’s office is full.

It filled up fast with ideas and tasks that came to mind, then put into words.

Driver became the supervisor for the Rocky Mount Sports Complex in July 2017, and over the next several months that list would grow. Some items were completed and…


April 22, 2018

Eastern North Carolina will be the destination for the Mid Year Session of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Inc.

The convention will convene on May 15-16 at Ebenezer Baptist Church at 702 West Raleigh Blvd. in Rocky Mount. 

“We’re excited that…

April 22, 2018

The LSV Scholarship Awards Banquet will be held at 4 p.m. June 9 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall at 502 East Hamlet St. in Pinetops,

The 2018 LSV scholarship recipients will be presented scholarships valued at $1,000 each, plus an evening of celebration for the third LSV Scholarship Award…


April 22, 2018

A 20-year-old woman was wounded by a knife on Wednesday during an altercation over a cigarette. 

The incident occurred about 8:16 a.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of Hargrove Street. 

Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said a man and woman were arguing over a…


April 21, 2018

Tosha Aldridge is a dog lover who has opened a specialty pet supply store in the Twin Counties.

Aldridge, a 39-year-old Tarboro native, is known for offering dog therapy in the area. Since April 7, Aldridge and her husband Shayne have run a business centered around dogs as owners of Muttley…


April 21, 2018

A Rocky Mount native is urging city residents to help him try to make communities around town more aesthetically pleasing.

Jabaris “JKelly” Walker, 27, started a forum last year called “Project Diamond in the Rough,” that featured him hosting an anti-violence event…

April 21, 2018

The Rocky Mount City Council is set to honor a departing member and hold public hearings on financing, among other topics Monday afternoon.

The council will hold a reception to honor Councilman Lamont Wiggins, who is stepping down from the council to accept appointment as an N.C. Superior…


April 21, 2018

More than 100 school board members, business leaders and community stakeholders gathered Friday to celebrate the Week of the Young Child and learn more about the work of the Down East Partnership for Children. 

Jim Goodmon, chairman of the board of Capitol Broadcasting Co., was the keynote…

April 21, 2018

Malinda Pennington has received Edna McGuire Boyd Scholarship from The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.

The honor society for women educators promotes excellence in education and personal and professional growth of women educators, leading in the field of graduate scholarships given to…


April 20, 2018

A teacher at the A.J. Richardson Head Start Center received a surprise on Wednesday as she was selected as a Teacher Hero through the PNC Grow Up Great program.

Donna Cockrell was presented with a $2,000 gift card to use for her projects on DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding site that helps teachers…

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