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Monday, December 11, 2017
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Parking to be reserved for veterans

December 11, 2017

Veterans will soon have their own special parking spaces at all Nash County government buildings.

To recognize the heroic nature of all veterans and the actions of Purple Heart recipients, the Nash County Board of Commissioners is purchasing signs to mark parking spaces as reserved for veterans.…


Lieutenant governor speaks at Wesleyan commencement

December 10, 2017

The 251 graduates at N.C. Wesleyan College’s December commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts were offered some life lessons from Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, who served as the keynote speaker.

Forest has served as lieutenant governor of North Carolina since…


Hospital earns above-average scores

December 09, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently received its most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of a B, down from the A it earned in the last rating period but an above-average score for hospitals rated by the system.

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, formerly known as Hospital Safety Scores, are…


Three injured in two-car crash on I-95

December 09, 2017

What authorities initially believed was a hit-and-run on Interstate 95 late Thursday turned into a water recovery when a second vehicle was discovered submerged in a nearby creek.

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at about 8:45 p.m. at mile-marker 148, two miles south of the…