Friday, July 29, 2016

Open houses showcase new rail terminal

July 29, 2016

Twin Counties residents packed back-to-back venues this week to learn about a new trains-to-trucks terminal planned for Rocky Mount.

Two dozen railroad executives and representatives traveled from CSX corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla., to meet with residents Thursday at Brown Auditorium…

Magicians educate as they entertain

July 28, 2016

Magic was in the air Wednesday at Braswell Memorial Library as Chris Bays and Neal Chamberlain presented the Rockstar Magic of Chris and Neal to young library patrons and their caretakers.

Bays and Chamberlain, who are based in Fayetteville, are full-time magicians who travel with their pet Rocket…

City seeks to limit Pokemon Go sites

July 28, 2016

Rocky Mount city officials are saying no to Pokemon Go.

The smartphone app sends players on a virtual scavenger hunt to find the famed animated creatures. The problem with the search is that even with all of the fun that it provides its players, it also has caused some problems — raising…

Medical Academy teaches life-saving measures

July 27, 2016

Though the three-day Medical Academy at Nash UNC Health Care may not prepare students to practice medicine, it may help them save lives.

The Medical Academy Camp is one of most popular summer camp programs of the Nash County 4-H. For about 15 years, the 4-H has worked with Nash UNC Health Care…