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July 06, 2019

“Celebrate the Past, Embrace the Future” was the theme for the fourth annual Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet on June 8 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops. More than 270 people attended the celebration.

Helen Collins was mistress of ceremonies. It was a blissful…


July 05, 2019

Nash Community College EGR 150 Introduction to Engineering students participate each semester in a Boe-Bot contest.

Boe-Bot, or Board of Education robot, is the trade name of a robot kit that is used in junior high, high school and college robotics classes.

Under the direction of Engineering…


July 04, 2019

On Fathers Day, eight students from Rocky Mount High School's Air Force Junior ROTC Detachment NC-933 joined nearly 250 more students from around the state nd six from South Carolina for the Cadet Leadership Course ran by state Air Force JROTC programs and hosted by Fayetteville State University.…


July 03, 2019

Families looking to celebrate the Fourth of July with a slice of Americana may want to head over to Castalia for its annual celebration.

The Town of Castalia will hold its 34th annual Fourth of July celebration beginning at noon on Thursday.

The festivities will begin with a Veteran’s…


July 02, 2019

Students are heating up the kitchen in a new program in Baking and Pastry Arts at Edgecombe Community College.

The new Continuing Education certificate program began this summer with courses in Food Service Sanitation and Safety and Food Service Management. Both classes are meeting in the evening…


June 30, 2019

Rocky Mount will sponsor its annual Independence Day Celebration that includes fireworks, performances and more from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium.

The city’s July 3 celebration has become an annual event over the years, and the 2019 edition features musical…

June 30, 2019

Youth basketball players in Tarboro had a special guest drop by.

George Blakeney showed up to the Braswell Center on Friday to visit the New Life Basketball Development program. Blakeney is a Tarboro native and UNC-Pembroke graduate who went on to play professional basketball internationally.…


June 29, 2019

Nash Community College recently hosted more than 200 leaders from North Carolina’s 58 community colleges for networking and professional development.

As the hub site for the “Employability Skills Alignment Project,” the college held a networking event on June 5 at Rocky Mount…


June 28, 2019

Rick Goines, who kept fishermen both informed and entertained for years through his “Tight Lines” column published in newspapers and magazines throughout eastern North Carolina, has died following a lengthy illness.

Goines, who was well known for his pursuit of hickory shad and rockfish,…

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June 27, 2019

Nash Community College recently held orientation to welcome its student ambassadors for the 2019-20 academic year.

The new ambassadors Heather Haynes of Rocky Mount, Phoebe Prezioso of Rocky Mount, Shannon Fleming of Rocky Mount, David Dickens of Rocky Mount Donovan Dickens of Rocky Mount,…

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