January 11, 2019

Younger children, fun-loving adults and school-age kids with cool parents got to meet Transformers movie star Bumblebee on Thursday morning in Rocky Mount.

To publicize the Autobot's self-titled movie now in theaters, Walmart teamed up with Hasbro to bring the larger-than-life robot to life, said…

Hop set to drop at Rocky Mount Mills

December 29, 2018

Twin Counties residents won’t have to drive to Raleigh or tune in their television sets to broadcasts from New York City to enjoy bidding farewell to 2018 and ringing in 2019.

That’s because close to home, the Rocky Mount Mills plans to host its first annual New Year’s Eve…

Gospel star to sing at Event Center

December 17, 2018

Tickets have gone on sale for the second ticketed concert at the Rocky Mount Event Center.


The “First Lady of Gospel Music,” Pastor Shirley Caesar, will perform a special Easter celebration on April 20, 2019.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. for the performance by the 11-time…

Jazz concert to aid local groups, school

December 16, 2018

Sozo Ministries will present “An Evening of Jazz” at 7 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Imperial Centre for the Arts.

The concert will feature world-renowned jazz musician Yoron Israel — drummer, percussionist, composer, bandleader and educator. Israel will be sharing previews of music from…