In a welcome sign that summer is fast approaching, the city of Rocky Mount’s Denton Street Pool and Sunset Park Amusement Center will open during the Memorial Day weekend. Denton Street Pool, 1434 Denton St. Residents will notice a host of improvements in the swimming pool, including new diving boards and water slides. The pool […]

Next Tuesday (May 30), the North Carolina Senate will open up a debate on House Bill 347, which would legalize sports betting in the state.

Start your weekend on Friday night by attending the Music in the Park concert series.  Each month, there will be a free concert by a local band, offering entertainment for the whole family. Concerts will be held at the Healthy Food Hub, 280 Town Hall Drive, from 6:30-8 p.m.  Bring a chair or blanket for […]

Morrisville officially launched its Morrisville Means Business program on Monday, May 22, to provide grant funding and professional guidance for small businesses. In the wake of the economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Morrisville Town Council recognized that many of the community’s small businesses needed stronger, more expansive support that could help them […]

If you're wondering what the debt ceiling is and how it affects Black communities, you're not alone.

In recognition of Pride Month, Chatham Community Library will host a four-part film series on Wednesday evenings in June. These events are free and open to the public. WHAT:                 Pride Month Film Series WHEN:                 Wednesday evenings, June 7 – June 28, 2023 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. WHERE:               Holmes Family Meeting Room, Chatham Community Library, 197 NC-87, […]

Principal Courtney Blake said that the Raleigh school is currently under lockdown following reports of a student bringing a weapon. Popular local steakhouse Angus Barn has announced the passing of their longtime Executive Chef, Walter Royal, on May 22 at the age of 67. In a statement, the Raleigh restaurant said, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we sadly mourn the loss of Chef Walter Royal… His spirit, kindness, and desire to mentor others was […]

As we wrap up Mental Health Awareness Month, Melissa Wade chats with Dr. Tonya Farmer Armstrong, licensed psychologist and the owner/CEO of the Armstrong Center For Hope. The two discuss how Christians should better address mental health in the church. Considering the stigma of addressing such a topic in a faith-based setting, we question how […]

The Zebulon Juneteenth Celebration will recognize the significance of Juneteenth, recognize the history and accomplishments of black community members, and celebrate the culture. All are welcome to attend. Join us for a day of family fun, connecting with community, and learning. The event will feature a ceremony, live performances, spoken word, bounce houses, vendors, car […]