August 18, 2018

Dr. Meir Magal, professor of exercise science at N.C. Wesleyan College, has been invited to the International Symposium on Sports Medicine to be held in October in Israel.

The invitation was extended to Magal in late July by the Israel Society of Sports Medicine and the organizing committee of the…

Local students attend leadership camp

August 17, 2018

Coastal Credit Union recently sponsored the attendance of Christina Pierce, a senior at Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School, and Tyrone Davis II, a junior at Rocky Mount Prep, at the cooperative leadership camp run by the Cooperative Council of North Carolina.

Pierce is an…

Peacemakers announce speaker for fundraising banquet

August 16, 2018

Peacemakers of Rocky Mount will host its annual Hope Banquet fundraiser at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Englewood Baptist Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Vann R. Ellison, president and chief executive officer of St. Matthew's House in Naples, Fla., will be the keynote speaker. Ellison is widely…

Trustees sworn in to ECC board

August 15, 2018

A new member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees was officially sworn in and a second member was reappointed at the board’s recent quarterly meeting.

The Edgecombe County Board of Education appointed Ricky Thompson of Tarboro to the board. Thompson is a financial advisor with…