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July 15, 2018

Nash County’s newest charter school plans to open its doors in the next few weeks.

Global Achievers School had originally planned to operate in the Bailey/Middlesex area, but that situation did not work out, said Lisa Swinson, the head of Global Achievers Academy. However, the school did find…


Sheriff, local attorney named to state boards

July 15, 2018

A local law enforcement official and a lawyer have been tapped to serve on crime-related state boards.

Gov. Roy Cooper recently appointed Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone to the Governor’s Crime Commission and attorney Matthew Sperati to the Crime Victims Compensation Commission.

Cooper said…


Fraternity sponsors annual scholarship gala

July 15, 2018

The Epsilon Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. recently hosted its second annual Juneteenth Scholarship Gala, “Honoring the Past; Building Our Future,” in the Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College.

The event was organized in conjunction with the city of Rocky…


Knife-wielding assailant robs local man

July 15, 2018

A 21-year-old man was robbed at knife point on July 8 as he was looking for treasure in a dumpster bin.

Henry Lam, 21, was reportedly checking out an item in a dumpster on the 600 block of Jasmine Street when he was approached by a man offering to help him retrieve the item, according to Aletra…