February 20, 2019

Eva Clark vividly recalls the day that Krispy Kreme Doughnuts opened for business more than 25 years ago at 969 North Wesleyan Blvd.

"It was just amazing," said Clark, who had just been hired as a cashier. "It was so busy. I mean, the cars were lined up down the highway just waiting to get a hot…

Black History Month Celebration focuses on unity

February 20, 2019

MyBryde Auditorium was almost filled to capacity Tuesday for a Black History Month Celebration in the Lamm Building on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College.

The event, which was sponsored by ECC’s College and Career Readiness Department, Student Success Center and the…

YMCA to offer summer day camp

February 20, 2019

When school lets out, kids typically burst into summer with a zealous energy — but most parents can tell you it doesn’t take long for summer boredom to set in.

But boredom is banished at the Harrison Family YMCA, where children can have their best summer ever thanks to a variety of…

Students put kitchen skills to work

February 19, 2019

Students in the Twin Counties were out of school Monday for President’s Day, but some of them still spent the day learning as part of the N.C. Cooperative Extension office’s Farm to Fork Challenge at the Farmer’s Market.

More than 20 students attended the event where they…