July 28, 2017

AgCarolina Farm Credit, Eastern North Carolina’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently awarded 26 high school and college students with scholarships totaling $26,250 during 2017.

The scholarship program is one component of the lender’s corporate giving program.


NCC grad receives grant to support business start-up

July 27, 2017

Recent Nash Community College graduate Kristopher Gupton of Littleton has been selected among applicants throughout the United States to receive $4,825 in seed money supporting the establishment of his small business, H&K Farms.

Gupton earned the Entrepreneur Award as a member of the National…

Sibblings earn college credits during high school

July 26, 2017

“My older brother, Stephen, attended Nash Community College during high school and as a result he truly excelled at the four-year university. The course credits and experience he gained at Nash helped him prepare for, and make the most of, his academic experience … so I decided to do…

O'Meara named principal of Phillips Middle School

July 25, 2017

Jennifer O'Meara was named principal of Phillips Middle School during the July Edgecombe County Board of Education meeting.

She previously served as assistant principal of North Edgecombe High School.

O'Meara's first teaching experience was as a middle school math teacher in West Africa as a Peace…