November 12, 2019

Across the state, students and teachers across the state recently crunched into apples grown in the North Carolina mountains in celebration of N.C. Crunch Day and Farm to School Month.

The Crunch Day promotes healthy eating and celebrates North Carolina agriculture.

Stocks Elementary School…

Sigma Gamma Rho chapter celebrates Founder's Day

November 10, 2019

The ladies of the Rocky Mount chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. are celebrating their 97th Founders’ Day on Tuesday.

Activities during the month include a rededication ceremony, a breakfast meeting, providing food and clothing to families in this service area and a service donation to…

Scholarship established to support gerontology students

November 09, 2019

Charles M. Johnson of Nashville has established a new scholarship to support Nash Community College students pursuing careers caring for patients suffering from age-related dementia.

Ashleigh Glover, NCC Human Services Gerontology student, of Wilson, is the first to receive the Alzheimer’s…

Local woman honored in Heritage Calendar

November 08, 2019

Ruth Anderson Smith — humanitarian, community activist, church leader and friend — will be featured in the 2020 Heritage Calendar: “Celebrating the N.C. African-American Experience.”

This calendar, sponsored by AT&T Services Inc., was launched in 2012 and honors people…