Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chess master to return to city

September 23, 2018

Local chess enthusiasts will have another opportunity to test their skills against a legendary international chess master.

Jude Acers will return to the area for the second annual CheckMate! Rocky Mount chess exhibition that will be held starting at 9 a.m Oct. 6 at the Dunn Center for the…

Hospital works to speed emergency care

September 22, 2018

Rumors of the closure of Nash UNC Health Care’s Pediatric Emergency Room are not true, said Lee Isley, president and CEO of the hospital.

In an interview with the Telegram this week, Isley and members of his staff said the confusion stems from ideas the hospital has batted around with…

BBQ Throw Down offers more than good food

September 22, 2018

Food, music and more are set to highlight the upcoming Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down in downtown Rocky Mount.

The 11th annual event will be held Oct. 12 and 13 on the lawn of the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station.

The weekend event will include a BBQ competition, a classic car show…

Volunteers boost pregnancy center

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence may have canceled last Saturday’s Walk for Life, but the Your Choice Resource Center shifted its fundraiser indoors Thursday at an Open House event.

This is the first time the Your Choice Resource Center, formerly known as the Pregnancy Care Center, had to cancel…