October 20, 2018

Two candidates have stepped up to run for the District 2 seat Wendy Wilson is vacating on the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.

Dean Edwards is a lieutenant with the State Highway Patrol and has 26 years experience in law enforcement. He said he wants to run for office because he…

NCC to host career open house

October 17, 2018

Nash Community College in partnership with Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will host a “Career in a Year” Open House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23.

The event will highlight programs of study offered through the college’s Continuing Education department that can be completed…

Newcomer challenges school board member

October 15, 2018

LaShawnda Washington faces challenger Robert Cordell in her re-election bid for the District 9 seat on the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.

Cordell said he feels he has a vested interest in the school district because he was born and raised in Rocky Mount and is a product of the…

Edgecombe honors top principal

October 13, 2018

The principal of Edgecombe Early College High School has been named the 2018-19 Principal of the Year for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

Matt Smith, who is serving his fifth year as principal of the school, said he is humbled by the honor.

“There are so many visionary leaders in our county,…