Former city official fills post on interim basis

Former city official fills post on interim basis

A former City of Rocky Mount assistant manager is serving as interim director of the municipality’s community and business development department. Peter Varney has since Feb. 15 been temporarily holding the position. That is based on a list of salaries of key...
Iconic Princeville leader Bridgers dies at 101

Iconic Princeville leader Bridgers dies at 101

By JOHN H. WALKER Staff Writer, The Rocky Mount Telegram, Jan 31, 2021 James Edward “Ed” Bridgers, who served Princeville residents his entire adult life, died peacefully Friday morning at his home. He was 101.   Bridgers was an active member of the community,...
Janice Bryant Howroyd named as Board of Trustee

Janice Bryant Howroyd named as Board of Trustee

2018 Hall of Fame inductee Janice Bryant Howroyd, a native of Tarboro, NC, was recently named as a new member of NC Wesleyan College Board of Trustees. Read entire article here.   Five New Members Join NC Wesleyan Board of Trustees...
2020 Hall of Fame Banquet Ceremony re-scheduled to 2021

2020 Hall of Fame Banquet Ceremony re-scheduled to 2021

As a public health precaution, the Twin County Hall of Fame and the Twin County Community Pride, LLC are rescheduling the 2020 Hall of Fame Banquet. The banquet now will take place on November 4, 2021. “The health and safety of our inductees, Hall of Famers, and...

Campaign honoring Kyser earns national award

He had a weekly radio show with an audience bigger than the Super Bowl’s. He received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He led the biggest-selling band of the 1940s. And he performed more shows for the troops during World War II than Bob Hope did. But when...
Twin County Hall of Fame 16th Annual Induction Banquet Announced

Twin County Hall of Fame 16th Annual Induction Banquet Announced

Twin County Community Pride, Inc. is pleased to announce the 16th annual Class of Inductees to the Twin County Hall of Fame.  This year’s class of ten includes: a Playwright- Dramatist- Wood Artisan, an early advocate for solar energy and downtown renewal, a science...
Check Out Our Portraits in the Rocky Mount Event Center

Check Out Our Portraits in the Rocky Mount Event Center

By Stephanie Forgue Houghtlin Everyone is nervous. As I visited the newly hung portraits of The Twin County Hall of Fame recipients, many asked if their hair still looked okay, were their ties straight, did their clothes look too out of date? You can’t blame them,...