March 22, 2019

A member of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office recently became a FBI National Academy graduate.

Capt. Curtis Moore was one of five law enforcement officers from North Carolina graduating from the 10-week course. Moore graduated with fellow students in Class of 275.

As FBI National Academy…

Pet Therapy program expands

March 21, 2019

One year ago, Nash UNC Health Care started its “Caring Canines of Nash” pet therapy program with two dogs, Elsie and Lily.

Due to its popularity and success, the program has expanded to seven registered therapy dogs and five handlers.

“Our pet therapy teams have now visited 387…

Local airmen complete basic training

March 20, 2019

Two local airmen recently completed basic training.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Briauna J. McKnight-Sykes and U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Alexis Arrington recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

The eight-week program included…

ECC students attend Uplifting Black Men conference

March 19, 2019

Twelve students and staff from Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe Early College High School recently attended the fourth annual Uplifting Black Men conference at Virginia Tech.

Hosted by Virginia Tech’s Black Male Excellence Network, the conference was held Feb. 23 and drew nearly 500…