December 14, 2018

Gena Messer-Knode is the new director of the Eastern North Carolina Center for Business & Entrepreneurship at the Gateway Technology Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College.

Knode, who has taught different business courses at the college for several years, said she learned about the…

Court throws out pipeline’s permit to cross forests

December 14, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out on Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit…

N.C. Wesleyan holds commencement inside Event Center

December 14, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College held its winter commencement on Dec. 8 at the Rocky Mount Event Center.

A large crowd of family and friends gathered to honor the approximately 200 graduates.

This is the first time in the school’s history that commencement was not held on campus.

“This is our 76th…

YMCA programs encourage active play

December 14, 2018

At the YMCA, sports and recreational activities are something special.

The YMCA believes in developing the whole child and incorporating the character values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility into all YMCA programs.

Starting at a young age will help instill the value of a healthy…