October 14, 2019

Local school districts are celebrating the important contributions principals bring to the school district and the community.

Hugh Scott, principal of Southern Nash High School, also serves as the president of the Nash-Rocky Mount Principal and Assistant Principal Association, which is an affiliate…

Mobile Vietnam Memorial to visit Tarboro

October 14, 2019

During what is known as the Vietnam Era — Aug. 5, 1964, to May 7, 1975 — a total of 2,709,918 American men and women served in Vietnam, including more than 200,000 from North Carolina.

For the great majority, tours to Vietnam largely were uneventful, but for 58,220 Americans, their…

Library to host best-selling author

October 14, 2019

New York Times best-selling author Etaf Rum will be the featured speaker at a Meet the Author event at 6 p.m. Thursday at Braswell Memorial Library.

The event, sponsored by Friends of Braswell Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. Rum will discuss her debut novel, “A Woman Is No…

Nurse turns personal experience into personal care

October 14, 2019

Lakae Silver spends her days on the fifth floor at Nash UNC Health Care, using her skills as a nurse to make her patients feel better.

But as Silver’s patients and co-workers will attest to, she uses more than just the skills she gained during her years of study at Edgecombe Community College…