December 02, 2016

Curtis Bearden and his family will throw the switch Saturday at their Turning on the Lights Celebration and thousands of twinkling Christmas lights will mark the beginning of the holiday season at the Bearden’s annual Autumn’s Lights display.

Every year, the Beardens decorate their home…

Students receive scholarships to Catholic school

December 01, 2016

Four students have been awarded 2016 Brianna Marie McLaughlin Memorial Scholarships to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School.

Cheyenne Lemus, Lillian Viverette, Sarah Turner, Thiago Arguello and John Espinosa were selected based on the merits of their good works in the life…

YMCA to launch new swim curriculum

November 30, 2016

The Harrison Family YMCA will be rolling out a brand new swim curriculum on Jan. 2 to help parents and their children understand the stages of swimming and where their little one should start.

This new curriculum will detail what stage each child should begin at and give information on what they…

ECC leader appointed to learning council

November 29, 2016

J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College, recently was elected vice chairman of the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council.

The council was formed to provide higher educational opportunities through a collective effort of the N.C. Community College System,…