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October 21, 2019

There are probably few things more frightening than having to rush to the local emergency department for a scary health incident following an accident or a sudden onset of severe illness.

One thing that might be more anxiety-inducing: having to be transported via helicopter to a health care…


Exhibit to feature local photo collection

October 19, 2019

“I’m excited, but frazzled,” explained Lisa Meadow during a Friday night telephone interview on the eve of the opening of her show, “Through the Lens of Bugs Barringer” at Bel Air Art Center in downtown Rocky Mount.

Osmond Long “Bugs” Barringer Jr. came to…


Area church celebrates Pastor’s Appreciation Month

October 19, 2019

The congregation of Truth Tabernacle Ministries at 704 Arlington St. is celebrating its senior pastors Haywood and Wanda Parker during National Pastor’s Appreciation Month.

This celebration is observed during October as congregations across the nation honor their leaders.

The celebration…


Nurse turns personal experience into personal care

October 14, 2019

Lakae Silver spends her days on the fifth floor at Nash UNC Health Care, using her skills as a nurse to make her patients feel better.

But as Silver’s patients and co-workers will attest to, she uses more than just the skills she gained during her years of study at Edgecombe Community College…