More from Twin Counties

  • Chorus conductor brings music into lives of local youth

    From Contributed Reports | February 28, 2016 - 11:53pm

    Patsy Gilliland is a familiar name in Rocky Mount. She has called the area home for more than 34 years.

  • Nash UNC Health Care recognized as Blue Distinction Center

    From Contributed Reports | February 26, 2016 - 8:22pm

    Soon-to-be parents in Rocky Mount have a new reason to celebrate.

  • Open house scheduled for new biotech center

    From Staff Reports | February 26, 2016 - 6:42pm

    The public is invited to the dedication of the Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center at 11 a.m. on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College.

  • City plans four more weeks of leaf collection

    From Staff Reports | February 26, 2016 - 6:40pm

    The Rocky Mount’s Public Works and Water Resources department will offer two weeks of loose leaf collection for each route starting Monday.

  • Civitans pay tribute to local pastors

    From Contributed Reports | February 25, 2016 - 11:26pm

    The Pay It Forward Civitan Club held its first Clergy Appreciation Dinner on Feb. 8 at Ribeyes in Nashville.

  • Telegram editorial, advertising staff members earn accolades

    From Staff Reports | February 25, 2016 - 11:20pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Rocky Mount Telegram editorial staff received six awards Thursday in the N.C. Press Association’s 2015 News, Editorial & Photojournalism Contest and the Telegram advertising staff received five awards in the Best Advertising Contest.

  • Local student wins flute competition

    From Contributed Reports | February 24, 2016 - 9:14pm

    Nashville resident Katherine Grischow is the 2016 winner of the Woodbridge Flute Choir Concerto Competition held recently in Burke, Va.

  • Deadline looms to apply for Golden LEAF scholarships

    From Contributed Reports | February 23, 2016 - 11:55pm

    The deadline to apply for a Golden LEAF scholarship is TuesdayA total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients for the 2016-17 academic year.

  • New principals to take helms of two Edgecombe County schools

    From Contributed Reports | February 23, 2016 - 11:00pm

    The Edgecombe County Board of Education recently approved two new principals for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

  • N.C. Wesleyan students participate in Ethics Bowl

    From Contributed Reports | February 23, 2016 - 12:12am

    Four N.C. Wesleyan College students took part in the N.C. Independent Colleges and Universities’ fifth annual Ethics Bowl held Feb. 5-6 at Meredith College in Raleigh.

  • Fundraising tourney to promote organ donations

    From Contributed Reports | February 21, 2016 - 11:54pm

    Lindy Pittman, chairwoman of the Pitt Annual Duck, Dodge, Donate Dodgeball Tournament, has announced that this year’s event will be held March 19 at Rocky Mount Academy.

  • Realtor association honors Daughtridge

    From Contributed Reports | February 19, 2016 - 10:25pm

    The Rocky Mount Area Association of Realtors recently held their annual Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet at Birchwood Country Club in Nashville.

  • Students benefit from donated home computers

    From Contributed Reports | February 19, 2016 - 9:14pm

    Rocky Mount Middle School worked with the Kramden Institute of Durham to give home computers to 48 students on Feb. 4.

  • Coalition works to raise awareness about litter

    From Contributed Reports | February 19, 2016 - 9:09pm

    “Don’t trash Rocky Mount” is the new slogan created by the Community Anti-Litter Coalition.

  • PFLAG chapter offers student scholarship

    From Contributed Reports | February 18, 2016 - 10:57pm

    A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded by the Rocky Mount Chapter of PFLAG to a graduating high school senior who has worked as an individual or the member of a group to move equality forward in the schools and community.

  • Registration opens for YMCA spring sports season

    From Staff Reports | February 18, 2016 - 8:32pm

    The Spring Season for YMCA Youth Flag Football and Soccer is open for registration through March 5.

  • Workshop aims to promote self-esteem

    By Brie Handgraaf | February 17, 2016 - 9:39pm

    Area young women are encouraged to participate in a workshop on Saturday that is the first of its kind in this area.

  • NCC alumnus receives Lockheed Martin Aero Star Award

    From Contributed Reports | February 16, 2016 - 8:55pm

    Nash Community College graduate Charles Daniels has received an Aero Star Award for developing and implementing the Integrated Fore Body Nose Cap for the F-22 Raptor, a single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force.

  • Edgecombe library to sponsor African-American History Trivia Contest

    From Staff Reports | February 16, 2016 - 6:40pm

    The Edgecombe County Memorial Library is holding its first African-American History Trivia Contest this month and the prize is a new Kindle tablet.

  • Tarboro High grad presents football to school

    From Contributed Reports | February 15, 2016 - 9:30pm

    Former National Football League player and Tarboro High School graduate Kelvin Bryant recently presented a commemorative gold football to Tarboro High School as part of the NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll.

  • NCC receives donation from Duke K.I.D.S.

    From Contributed Reports | February 14, 2016 - 11:38pm

    Nash Community College is one of the beneficiaries of the fifth Duke K.I.D.S. Golf Classic held recently at Belmont Lake Golf Club.

  • Garden club takes virtual tour

    From Contributed Reports | February 13, 2016 - 11:55pm

    The Rocky Mount Garden Club’s January program took the members across the ocean from Rocky Mount in winter to a warm spring day in England.

  • Edgecombe schools recognized for initiative work

    From Staff Reports | February 12, 2016 - 10:37pm

    All 14 Edgecombe County Public Schools were recognized at a recent Board of Education meeting for their accomplishments in implementing Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports.

  • NCC to host first Blue Fest on campus

    From Contributed Reports | February 12, 2016 - 10:36pm

    Nash Community College will host its first-ever Blue Fest on May 7.

  • School bus drivers celebrated

    By Amelia Harper | February 12, 2016 - 9:19pm

    Local students honored special bus drivers this week as “Love the Bus” week was celebrated in the Twin Counties. Gov.