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December 06, 2018

Candlelights, handbells, harp, flute, organ, strings and children’s voices all combine to make the joyous celebration of “The Light of Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.

For this annual performance, the Tar River Children’s Chorus &…

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December 05, 2018

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 26 students into its membership during a recent ceremony held on the Tarboro campus.

Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools.

The guest speaker at the induction ceremony was…


December 04, 2018

Christie Cobb was recently selected as the Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

The award recognizes individuals who are leaders in service to the school system through innovative instructional programs or methodologies who have demonstrated…


December 03, 2018

Troop 7 recently honored 5 new Eagle Scouts that had earned their rank this fall as Mac Lord, Chandler Gazaway, Ethan Everette, Paul Larimer and Edward Barnhill IV each passed their Eagle board requirements.

Barnhill chose to help the Peacemakers after school program. Peacemakers is a Christian…


December 02, 2018

On Nov. 1, Rocky Mount High School theater students went on their Ugandan Performance Tour and premiered their original play about Ugandan culture, “Bridging Cultures,” for Nash-Rocky Mount middle and elementary schools students.

On Nov. 2, the students showcased their final performance…


December 01, 2018

Global Achievers School recently held its first stage performance, “Sleeping Beauty.”

Three young ladies in the third grade performed this favorite fairy tale, complete with costumes, props and a backstage area. According to teacher Alesia Johnson, the original purpose of reading…


November 30, 2018

Damian Tucker recently was sworn in by Superior Court Judge Quentin Sumner as a member of the Nash Community College Board of Trustees.

Tucker was appointed by Gov, Roy Cooper to fill the seat of Keith Harris whose term expired. Harris began serving as a Board member in 2014.

“We welcome Mr.…


November 29, 2018

Opening Day has arrived for the U.S. Youth Soccer National League’s 11th year of competition and the Rocky Mount Sports Complex will be the host of a number of games on consecutive weekends.

The girls’ teams will play this weekend from Thursday through Monday at locations in Rocky Mount…

November 28, 2018

The Catalyst for Healthy Eating and Active Living program recently recognized Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College for their roles in helping to improve the health of area residents.

Catalyst Director Jamie Cousins and several members of the Catalyst team recently met with…


November 27, 2018

The recently organized nonprofit organization, Whitakers Revitalize and Preserve was recently awarded 50 encore azaleas from the 33rd annual Azalea Celebration sponsored by Capitol Broadcasting Co.

Whitakers Revitalize and Preserve was organized in March, granted its nonprofit status in…

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