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October 13, 2018

Congratulations are in order for a group of hard-working, determined public speakers.

The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 recently increased its membership to 14 members. This last endeavor pushed them over the top to receive the Distinguished Club Award for 2018 status. A club must have at…


October 12, 2018

The Harrison Family YMCA will be holding its annual fall family event open to the community from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

All parents and their children are encouraged to come out and participate in the fun-filled Harvest and Halloween style event, which is open to all families and will not have any…


October 11, 2018

The Imperial Centre for Arts and Sciences will hold an opening reception for a pair of exhibits Sunday.

Hear from Luster Realism and Hyper-realism exhibit artists and Mary Ann Prack, who will have a pre-reception gallery talk at 1 p.m. followed by music from Nashville resident Valerie Wood at 2 p.m.…


October 10, 2018

The Rocky Mount Chamber Choir is set to open its 2018-19 season.

All the concerts of the Chamber Choir’s fourth season will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons with the exception of the Valentine's Dinner and Concert.

The first concert on Sunday will include a variety of music,…


October 09, 2018

In typical Lance Norris fashion, the young swimmer is wasting no time.

Norris, a local swimmer who competes with the Rocky Mount YMCA Racers, had his 15th birthday in July, and is already making his mark on the national scene.

The Nash Central freshman was honored by N.C. Swimming and USA Swimming…


October 09, 2018

Josie Brown Davis of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.

Appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Cooper, Davis is a retired educator who spent 38 years as a teacher and administrator in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and…


October 08, 2018

For the past 20 years, Edgecombe Community College’s Tutoring Center has helped thousands of students pass classes, graduate with credentials and even weather life’s ups and downs.

Vicky Bolivar, who graduated in 2015 with degrees in Spanish and business administration, raves about the…


October 07, 2018

The Rocky Mount Garden Club excitedly began its 84th season in late September for the 2018-19 year.

Refreshments were served and the members had a great time catching up from the summer break, which runs June through August. The club’s theme this year is Flowering Friendships.…


October 06, 2018

Alana Daniels of Rocky Mount is one of the cadets from the New London Campus of the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 50 that recently participated in the Governors Page Program.

The cadets were selected based on their overall academic performance, personal behavior and leadership aptitude.…

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October 05, 2018

Susie Taylor Brown was born Sept. 25, 1911, to the late William and Lucy Taylor in Nash County.

She never birthed a child, but reared three — Helen Moody, Dennis Taylor and Beverly Brown Best. Ms. Brown has eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She has…

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