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 graduation held at 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…

New director leads business center

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…

Salvation Army gives out bikes, toys

December 13, 2018

Christmas helpers were hard at work Wednesday morning at the Salvation Army Community Center loading large bags of toys and gifts into the cars of parents and guardians.

The distribution of toys and bicycles was the culmination of this year’s Angel Tree project. Maj. David Phelps, director of…