July 02, 2016

Three high school scholars celebrated receiving scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each on June 4 during the first LSV Scholarship Awards Banquet at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops.

The first LSV Scholarship recipients are Kenniece Plemmer, Hailey Taylor and Isla Farrow.…

Grant to provide free swimming lessons

July 01, 2016

A grant from the Nash Health Care Foundation will provide free swimming lessons to 50 local children.

Nash Health Care Foundation and the Nash Pediatric Emergency Department in partnership with the N.C. American Trauma Society received a grant to provide five free lessons for 50 children of…

Tarboro woman to celebrate 106th birthday

June 30, 2016

Born on the Fourth of July in 1910, Tarboro resident Jewel Tolson has seen a lot of fireworks in her lifetime.

Today, she is looking forward to celebrating her 106th birthday Monday at home at The Fountains at The Albemarle.

The celebration will include the Fourth of July cookout at the…

Grant to help fund youth mapping project

June 29, 2016

Project Momentum Inc., a local nonprofit agency founded in 2005, has received a Creating New Economies Fund grant of $10,000 from The Conservation Fund’s Resourceful Communities program to help fund the MAPScorps project in Nash and Edgecombe counties.

MAPScorps is a program that pairs local…