June 23, 2017

A traffic stop Wednesday in Nash County landed a California man behind bars on drug charges.

Nash County deputies with the agency’s Highway Interdiction Team stopped a vehicle at 8:23 a.m. on Interstate 95 near the Halifax County line on suspicion of a traffic violation. When deputies…

Classes teach new uses for produce

June 23, 2017

PINETOPS — The Pinetops Community Garden is already producing fresh vegetables, and Edgecombe Community College is offering classes to teach residents fresh new ways to prepare them.

The classes, which are led by Chef Joe White, are entitled “From the Garden to the Kitchen to the…

Sheriff’s Office honors staff members

June 23, 2017

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office took time out of its schedule Thursday to honor some of its own.

For the fourth year since December 2014, the Sheriff’s Office honored its employees on both sides of the badge at its annual Awards Ceremony. Dozens of people…

ECC celebrates new students on Signing Day

June 23, 2017

Eighty-one high school seniors declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College this fall at ECC Signing Day held in May at Edgecombe County high schools.

Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education.

Students, parents, and…