October 16, 2018

A once-empty building on Sunset Avenue has probably caught the attention of passing motorists.

That’s because of a mural being painted by a local high school student.

Lorah Beth Currin, 16, a junior at Faith Christian School, has been hard at work for the past few weeks painting several…

Jobless rate holds steady across area

October 16, 2018

North Carolina will continue to have robust job growth coupled with low employment going into 2019, which is a good sign for struggling areas like the Rocky Mount metropolitan area that has made modest gains economically as it continues to slowly recover from the recession, according to national…

Hospital chief details plan to reverse losses

October 16, 2018

NASHVILLE — Nash UNC Health Care has a remedy for its financial ailments.

Lee Isley, the hospital's president and chief executive officer, made a presentation to the Nash County Board of Commissioners during its regular monthly workshop meeting Monday.

Isley told the board that while the…

Haas Foundation awards $30,000 grant to NCC

October 16, 2018

The Gene Haas Foundation recently awarded Nash Community College a $30,000 grant to support students taking classes in the Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum.

The funds primarily assist Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship recipients and also provide financial assistance for National Institute…