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June 17, 2019


Thirty-two was the magic number for Marlo and Garrett Williams.

In September 2017, before their twins were born, Marlo Williams said she and her husband had been praying that she could carry them for at least 32 weeks, because that was the magic number when her doctors would consider letting…


June 17, 2019

A local playwright is the recipient of a prestigious international award for political plays.

Marilynn Barner Anselmi's play "Mitigating Damages" has been picked as a winner in the 2019 Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Playwriting Contest.

The global contest recognizes plays focusing on political…


June 10, 2019

Marcia Ratcliff, a physical therapist at Nash UNC Health Care, is in the empowering business.

“There is no better feeling in the world than empowering someone to be independent and to believe in themselves,” Ratcliff said.

As a member of the physical therapy team at Nash UNC Health Care,…


June 03, 2019

Any business knows that the first employee customers interact with must be on their A-game.

Nash UNC Health Care hit the jackpot when they hired Kim Bullock, who works at the front desk most days, greeting customers and patients and answering the phone. She’s been there since 2011 and takes…


May 27, 2019

A few months ago, Marie Gardner was preparing for a big trip she and her husband were taking out of the country.

Marie and her husband, Jim, are longtime residents of Rocky Mount and are now retired. The couple are successful entrepreneurs and Jim hasserved as a U.S. representative from North…


May 26, 2019

For most high school graduates, taking a gap year before going to college involves travel abroad, volunteering and extended mission trips or going to work.

But Emma Bailey’s gap year has been a nonstop journey through physical therapy, unthinkable struggle and triumph and rebuilding her life.…

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May 20, 2019

Tacitha Grant, also known as “KiKi,” says she knows she was meant to spend time being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with hospice patients.

Grant, a CNAII with Nash Health Care Hospice and Palliative Care, watched her grandmother die in 2011 and saw first-hand the care and help her…


May 13, 2019

Registered nurse Ashleigh Hudson has known she was meant to be a nurse for a long time.

Hudson, a cardiac observation supervisor at the Nash Heart Center, spends her days forging relationships with patients and seeking to make them feel more comfortable and doing necessary work to make them better.…


May 06, 2019

If you’ve never met Deontrae “Trae” Collins, you’re missing out.

Collins, 24, is a full-time food associate working in the Courtyard Café, the main cafeteria and dining room at Nash UNC Health Care. His joyful and friendly personality envelop the eating area with…


April 29, 2019

Have you ever found yourself waiting for answers, your heart pounding, your arm stretched out, exposing the inner side of your elbow?

Who knew you could be so protective of the inside of your arm like this?

The band above your elbow, around your bicep, is tightened.

The veins in the crease of your…

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