June 24, 2018

In partnership with the American Red Cross, the Medical Emergency Response Team of Word Tabernacle Church, also known as MERT, recently completed its fourth blood drive.

Kristin Sawyer, a district manager for the American Red Cross, made a special appearance during both worship services to share…

Local grad receives prestigious scholarship

June 23, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School graduate Cielo Murillo-Gomez of Bailey is one of 10 students who have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Scholarship, which covers full institutional costs for four years of study.

The Chancellor’s Scholarship is Appalachian’s…

Wesleyan president’s son follows in his footsteps

June 22, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College President Dr. Dewey Clark pays close attention to numbers.

When his son, Nick, decided he would join Wesleyan’s Class of 2022 this fall, Clark realized something: Nick would be attending Wesleyan exactly 40 years after he arrived on campus as a freshman in the fall of…

Grads bid farewell to Tar River Academy

June 21, 2018

A total of 43 Tar River Academy seniors turned their tassels during the June 8 graduation ceremony that was held in the school auditorium.

The graduates have exciting futures to look forward to as 18 will attend two-year colleges, four will enlist in the military, 20 will enter the workforce and…