October 11, 2018

The Imperial Centre for Arts and Sciences will hold an opening reception for a pair of exhibits Sunday.

Hear from Luster Realism and Hyper-realism exhibit artists and Mary Ann Prack, who will have a pre-reception gallery talk at 1 p.m. followed by music from Nashville resident Valerie Wood at 2 p.m.…

Free concert to launch event center

October 10, 2018

Here comes the funk.

Grammy award-winner George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic are set to “tear the roof off” the Rocky Mount Event Center when they perform a free show at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 to celebrate the grand opening of the center.

“To say that we are excited about the Rocky…

Man marks 80th birthday with 300-pound lift

September 30, 2018

WILSON — When Jack Clifford reached his 80th birthday, he wanted to mark it with a milestone.

The retired minister and educator lifted 300 pounds.

“This was on my bucket list when I reached 80 years old,” Clifford said. “I felt a sense of exhilaration and accomplishment.…

Tar River Orchestra and Chorus to begin new season

September 28, 2018

The Tar River Orchestra and Chorus is entering its 33rd season with a full schedule of live performances scheduled for the 2018-19 “Tar River Live” Concert Season.

The Tar River Orchestra and Choral Society was founded in 1986 and has grown to include a professional philharmonic…