January 20, 2017

Volunteers from across the Twin Counties are being sought to work to remove trash and debris from the waterways of the Tar River when Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties sponsors a Tar River Cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon. on Jan. 28.

KAB coordinator Cornelia…

ECC Basic Skills Plus trains students for the workplace

January 19, 2017

In just its third year, the Basic Skills Plus program at Edgecombe Community College is making a solid impact.

The program enables students seeking a high school diploma or its equivalent to earn an occupational credential and even work toward college credits at the same time.

Basic Skills Plus,…

N.C. Wesleyan sets enrollment record

January 18, 2017

After a strong influx of new students this fall, N.C. Wesleyan College is adding another 50 students this spring, setting a new spring enrollment record for the college of 850.

Wesleyan broke ground on a new 40-room residence hall at year-end to accommodate future undergraduates.

“Our record…

NCC forges new industrial partnership

January 17, 2017

Nash Community College and New Standard Corp. are joining forces to offer an Intern/Community College Work Partnership Program.

The goal of the program is to encourage people to enter Advanced Manufacturing programs at Nash Community College, including Computer-Integrated Machining, Electrical…