December 10, 2016

Toy donations and basketball games don’t seem like a normal combination, but Faith Christian School has managed to combine the two events for eight years to produce the largest Toy for Tots collection each year in a five-county region.

At a Toys for Tots Campaign school assembly at 2 p.m.…

City receives approval for bond issue

December 10, 2016

The Local Government Commission on Friday approved the sale of special obligation bonds that will be used to finance the construction and equipping of the proposed Downtown Community Facility in a 5-2 vote, and the committee members weren’t the only ones split on the decision.

Members of The…

Local sailor, paralegal stationed in Guam

December 10, 2016

A 2004 SouthWest Edgecombe High School graduate and Tarboro native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of an integrated crew of sailors and civilian mariners working aboard the expeditionary submarine tender, USS Emory S. Land.

Chief Petty Officer Demetric Hart serves in Guam as part of the forward…

NCC Foundation completes successful employee campaign

December 10, 2016

Nash Community College’s Foundation has wrapped up its 2016-17 employee campaign with 100 percent of faculty and staff donating to student scholarships.

“As we head into the college’s fiftieth year, I am humbled to know that every employee made a contribution to this campaign,…