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May 22, 2019

Reminiscent of Santa Claus, James Moore returns to Rocky Mount about this time every year with a sack full of trophies to distribute to good boys and girls at two local schools.

The Moore family has been giving out the awards at Baskerville Elementary for the past 15 years and recently began…


Lawmaker visits elementary school

May 18, 2019

State Rep. James Gailliard visited Winstead Elementary School on Friday to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

Gailliard, D-Nash, met with teachers to thank them for their ongoing commitment to their students and their willingness to ensure equitable education for every child.

“I am…


Local principal receives state’s top award

May 11, 2019

Matthew Bris­tow-Smith, prin­ci­pal of Edgecombe Early Col­lege High School, has been se­lected as the 2019 Wells Fargo North Carolina Prin­ci­pal of the Year.

Bet­ter known as Matt Smith to most peo­ple in the Twin Coun­ties, Smith was pre­sented the…


Swim meet features special kids

May 10, 2019

Some exceptional students from schools in the Twin Counties participated in the Adaptive Swimming Championships on Thursday at the Harrison Family YMCA.

The Adaptive Swimming Championships is the main event of the Adaptive Swimming program offered to special needs students in Nash-Rocky…