January 19, 2017

In just its third year, the Basic Skills Plus program at Edgecombe Community College is making a solid impact.

The program enables students seeking a high school diploma or its equivalent to earn an occupational credential and even work toward college credits at the same time.

Basic Skills Plus,…

N.C. Wesleyan sets enrollment record

January 18, 2017

After a strong influx of new students this fall, N.C. Wesleyan College is adding another 50 students this spring, setting a new spring enrollment record for the college of 850.

Wesleyan broke ground on a new 40-room residence hall at year-end to accommodate future undergraduates.

“Our record…

NCC forges new industrial partnership

January 17, 2017

Nash Community College and New Standard Corp. are joining forces to offer an Intern/Community College Work Partnership Program.

The goal of the program is to encourage people to enter Advanced Manufacturing programs at Nash Community College, including Computer-Integrated Machining, Electrical…

Young girl has 'Heart for Helping'

January 16, 2017

Over the Christmas holiday, 9-year-old Angel Bridgers continued a project that she started a year ago called Heart for Helping.

The project is focused on helping the less fortunate and targets shelters in Edgecombe and Nash counties. Angel delivered more than 100 hats scarves and blankets to three…