July 27, 2016

The one thing everyone can agree on in the Twin Counties is the sweltering temperatures taking place over the past several days.

Ryan Ellis, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh, said the number of days in a row with excessive hot temperatures has been unusual during this…

Medical Academy teaches life-saving measures

July 27, 2016

Though the three-day Medical Academy at Nash UNC Health Care may not prepare students to practice medicine, it may help them save lives.

The Medical Academy Camp is one of most popular summer camp programs of the Nash County 4-H. For about 15 years, the 4-H has worked with Nash UNC Health Care…

Vidant to use grant to expand prostate cancer awareness

July 27, 2016

Vidant Edgecombe is one of four rural hospitals across the nation to receive a $7,500 grant from MultiPlan’s Rural Health Outreach Grant program.

MultiPlan Inc. is a provider of health care cost management solutions. Vidant Edgecombe is designating the grant to expand prostate cancer…

Horse camp teaches equine lessons

July 26, 2016

Monday’s sweltering heat did not prevent 4-H campers from learning all about horse play— and the hard work involved in caring for horses.

“The heat is tough and it slows us down,” said Wanda Bunn, the 4-H leader who is hosting the camp at her Circle J Farm in Nashville.…