August 19, 2019

Janey Richardson, 70, of Castalia, said there is nothing more scary than feeling like you can’t breathe.

Richardson said she experiences a sense of helplessness when she is trying to take a deep breath and her body will not cooperate.

“It’s a terrible feeling and I wouldn’t…

Mu Chapter members attend state convention

August 17, 2019

Mu Chapter members of NC-State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently attended the NC-State Convention.

Tobey Worthington accepted the Communications Excellence Award and was installed as 1st vice president of NC-State DKG for 2019-21; Margie Parker Brantley accepted…

Spokeswoman for school system resigns

August 17, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education is seeking a new chief communications officer in the wake of the resignation of Patricia Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth has served the Nash-Rocky Mount school district for five years, earning her doctorate degree in educational leadership and administration…

Envolve wraps up backback drive

August 16, 2019

Envolve Benefit Options recently completed its fourth annual Back to School Backpack Drive.

Each backpack was fully stocked with the most common necessities such as a spiral notebook, loose leaf paper, three-ring binder, pack of crayons, glue sticks, highlighters, pack of yellow No. 2 pencils, pack…