Thursday, October 27, 2016
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NCC child care center earns distinction

October 26, 2016

The Betsy B. Currin Child Development Center at Nash Community College has been named a Shape NC Demonstration Site, one of only 16 in North Carolina.

The center has been recognized for improving nutrition, physical activity and outdoor learning environments for children. The best practices focus…

Benghazi survivor shares his story

October 26, 2016

A former U.S. Army Ranger on Monday described his harrowing ordeal in 2012 trying to repel attackers at a CIA compound in Benghazi.

Kris “Tanto” Paronto spoke to a crowded auditorium at N.C. Wesleyan College’s Dunn Center and had some pointed words for Democratic presidential…

Former president stumps for wife

October 26, 2016

Stumping for his wife, former President Bill Clinton was in downtown Rocky Mount on Tuesday, telling a large crowd the choice of whom to vote for couldn't be more clear in this year's historic election.

“Don't just vote for the first female president, vote to define America for the rest of…

Governor surveys local flood damage

October 25, 2016

For the second time this month, Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday surveyed flood damage in Princeville and talked about efforts to help Edgecombe County recover from the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

The governor said he was moved by what he saw after touring Princeville.

“It’s a ghost town,…