Thursday, May 5, 2016

Relay for Life to step off in Tarboro

May 05, 2016

The 20th annual Relay for Life of Edgecombe County will be a sweet event.

“The theme for this year’s event will be Candyland: Searching for a sweet cure worldwide,” said Demetria Darden, organizer of this year’s event.

Darden said 32 teams and 285...

Nashville prepares for Blooming Festival

May 04, 2016

The 20th anniversary Blooming Festival is set for this weekend in downtown Nashville, but folks don't have to wait to get in on the action — the event's carnival opens today with rides and family fun.

Amusement rides crank up at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Nash County...

'Shindig' benefits Meals on Wheels

May 04, 2016

Seniors served by Meals on Wheels in Rocky Mount often appreciate the visit by volunteers as much as the meal itself, so in that spirit the organization made their annual fundraiser lunch at Rose Hill more than just about sustenance. 

“I’ve seen how important the visit is...

Local administrator tapped to lead Halifax schools

May 04, 2016

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools' loss is now Halifax County Public Schools' gain.

Dr. Eric Cunningham, associate superintendent of administration and operations for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, was selected on Monday as the new superintendent of Halifax County Public Schools. The...