Several years ago, I attended the Annual Legislative Conference of the National Association of Counties in Washington, D.C. I told my wife that I had an uneasy feeling about this trip. We left two college-age children at home to fend for themselves and we took two teenagers with us. "Lord," I thought, "Have mercy upon us".
Continue to be in prayer for the youth and chaperones from Red Oak Baptist Church who are currently at MFUGE in Philadelphia, PA. They will be returning home on June 23. The Baptist Men had their monthly breakfast on Sunday, June 17.
Chances are that during our lifetime we are going to experience times of drought. Actually chances are not just high - they are guaranteed. I should first probably note that I am not speaking about a drought of rain, but a drought of a spiritual kind. You know the type of drought where we don't feel the presence of God. The type of drought where our souls run dry and we seek relief.
Thursday, June 21 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Tri-County Industries, 1250 Atlantic Avenue, Rocky Mount Sunday, June 24 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Word Tabernacle Church, 821 Nashville Road, Rocky Mount Monday, June 25 from 3 until 7 p.m. at Sandy Cross United Methodist Church, 3725 Sandy Cross Road, Nashville
A total of 43 Tar River Academy (TRA) seniors turned their tassels during the Friday, June 8 graduation ceremony that was held in the school auditorium. The graduates have exciting futures to look forward to as a total of 18 will attend two-year colleges, four will enlist in the military, 20 will enter the workforce and one will attend a four-year college. Shaleiyah Smith was named class valedictorian and Daquan Batts was named the salutatorian.
Waste Industries partnered with local charity Peacemakers and donated $7,500 through the Education & Scholarships charity class of the Full Circle Project (FCP), Waste Industries' customer driven charity effort created to help strengthen high impact local community charities. Peacemakers, originally identified as an FCP candidate by Waste Industries General Manager Crystal Slone and Senior Field Manager Thomas Winstead, is a community development organization that provides a full range of educational support services to at-risk children and youth.
There must first be a correction to a church page article in the May 31, 2018 edition of The Nashville Graphic. However involuntary or however accidental, the mistake in need of correction is glaringly obvious and big. The sermon delivered in Acts Chapter Two was delivered by Peter, not Paul! This sermon was also delivered to Jews who were gathered in Jerusalem for one of three annual feasts which required their pilgrimage and attendance according to Jewish law.
The Rocky Mount Toastmaster Club#8957 had a successful Open House Event on Monday April 23rd at Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount. It was well attended by current members, friends, family members, community guest, Greenville Club member(TM Stephenie McLean VPE) and one Charter Member TM Victor Jones.
The Coopers Ruritan Club recently donatedmoney to Nash County 4-H to send a youth to 4-H Summer Camp. Pictured is Mike Glover, Vice President of the Coopers Ruritan Club and Chairman of the Business and Professions Committee, far right, presenting a check to Sandy Hall, Nash County Cooperative Extension Director and 4-H Extension Agent, far right.
The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR awarded the SAR Flag Certificate to the Bojangles Restaurant #1043 in Rocky Mount. The certificate is presented "In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the Display of the Flag of the United States of America." Store Manager Pauline Williams accepted the award on behalf of Bo Jangles. Halifax Resolves chapter member Ken Wilson presented the certificate.