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August 12, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College is adding a two-mile walking trail around the perimeter of campus, creating a complete 5K path.

The trail will serve as a safe place for Wesleyan students and the Rocky Mount community to exercise or go for a stroll while enjoying the campus’ beautiful scenery.


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August 11, 2018

The Greenville Choral Society is tuning up up for its 49th year.

The Greenville Choral Society comprises three major performance groups: Children’s chorus, youth chorale and adult concert choir. The organization endeavors to provide education and performance opportunities for children and…


August 10, 2018

The Carolina Stallions return to the Rocky Mount Sports Complex on Saturday for the fourth game of their season.

The Stallions, playing in the Mason-Dixon Football League, will host the Norfolk Trojans (Va.) at 7 p.m. Carolina lost its first three games by a combined score of 18-136, though coach…

August 10, 2018

The Wilson Chess Academy will hold a chess tournament this weekend in Rocky Mount.

The Trax Coffee Bar Chess Tournament will be held Saturday at Trax Coffee Bar in Station Square.

The tournament is being organized by Gordan Ray, who previously ran about 20 chess tournaments over the past six years…


August 09, 2018

Thanks to a grant from the Nash-Rocky Mount Rotary Club, the Harrison Family YMCA was able to provide new equipment for its Outdoor Learning Center.

The new equipment will help contribute to the development of children in our programming:

■ Hank drum: They produce resonant, bongy sounds that…


August 08, 2018

Peacemakers of Rocky Mount has wrapped up another successful summer of Freedom School.

The summer enrichment program provided 240 children in South Rocky Mount and Tarboro the opportunity to improve reading skills and learn strategies for academic and lifelong success.

"It is hard to believe that…


August 07, 2018

Local small business owners find confidence, opportunity and success through free resources offered by Nash Community College’s Small Business Center.

Felicia Lucas of Wendell, wife, mother, full-time retail manager and trainer, built a small business to help others overcome a common issue.…


August 06, 2018

Last week, the Rocky Mount Rockets participated in the National Junior Olympic Track & Field championships in Des Moines, Iowa. In all six members of the team joined coach Mark Davis in the trip, and one left with a new status as an All-American.

Candice Davis, who participated in the high jump,…

August 06, 2018

A new school year is filled with potential — a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests.

It’s an exciting time for many kids, however, at the end of the school day, one in five children do not have someone to care for…

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August 06, 2018

Nash Community College has been awarded $250,000 by the Golden LEAF Foundation’s Community Based Grants Initiative in support of its Advanced Manufacturing Expansion.

Through the addition of advanced technologies, this project will positively impact NCC’s Computer-Integrated Machining…

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