June 04, 2017

Summer is almost here!

Many of us think of summer as a time to take vacations, relax and attend summer camp and/or Vacation Bible School. We are planting gardens and enjoying the fresh rewards.

For some children and families, there is no summer vacation. Many struggle to find healthy food to…

Cornelia McGee: United effort keeps city strong, neat

May 28, 2017

The recent Great American Cleanup, held annually and coordinated by Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties, included more than 1,900 volunteers and participants joining hands to produce more beautiful, cleaner and greener towns, cities, parks and highways/roadways throughout the Twin…

Kelley Deal: NCC celebrates fourth straight record graduation

May 21, 2017

Nash Community College graduated a record number of students for the fourth year in a row.

“The college is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. Who would have believed that the college would grow to offer nearly 100 degrees, while serving over 12,000 citizens,” NCC President Dr.…

Catherine Roche: Learning should continue throughout summer

May 14, 2017

May is the last full month of the school year before the summer holiday begins.

Students and teachers have worked since fall covering all the subjects that students must learn to graduate before they move on to college and careers. Getting an education requires sustained effort and concentration.…