June 30, 2016

Born on the Fourth of July in 1910, Tarboro resident Jewel Tolson has seen a lot of fireworks in her lifetime.

Today, she is looking forward to celebrating her 106th birthday Monday at home at The Fountains at The Albemarle.

The celebration will include the Fourth of July cookout at the…

Grant to help fund youth mapping project

June 29, 2016

Project Momentum Inc., a local nonprofit agency founded in 2005, has received a Creating New Economies Fund grant of $10,000 from The Conservation Fund’s Resourceful Communities program to help fund the MAPScorps project in Nash and Edgecombe counties.

MAPScorps is a program that pairs local…

Edgecombe schools recognize Beginning Teacher of the Year

June 28, 2016

Adrienne Lauchert of W.A. Pattillo Middle School was named the Edgecombe County Public Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year at a year-end celebration for teachers who have participated in the district’s Beginning Teacher Support Program.

auchert has just completed her second year of teaching.…

Single Stop luncheon celebrates achievements

June 26, 2016

Nash Community College recently held a special luncheon to celebrate its first six months providing Single Stop services.

Representatives from Single Stop and the John M. Belk Endowment were on hand along with NCC faculty and staff. Southern Regional Director of Single Stop Sarah…