July 20, 2017

Eagle Scout candidate Nicholas Jordan Andrews completed a new Vidant Family Medicine-Pinetops walking track earlier this year that has since proved to be popular with the clinic staff, patients and families and community as a whole.

The total project involved screening and laying a 1/8 mile walking…

Students complete Farm Bureau program

July 19, 2017

Edgecombe County students Jacqueline Dickens and Caley Mayo recently were recognized for completing NC Farm Bureau's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders Program.

The program assists exceptional rising high school seniors from across the state in exploring agricultural-related college majors…

Educator named Beginning Teacher of he Year

July 18, 2017

G.W. Bulluck Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Shannon Porter 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.

Porter has just completed…

YMCA to sponsor fundraising Color Run

July 17, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA will sponsor its first Color Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Fundraiser on Sept. 23 at N.C. Wesleyan College.

The day will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with registration, color kit pick up, family games and activities and fun with sponsor vendors. The 1 Mile Fun Run will…