July 28, 2017

All hands were on deck Thursday evening in Rocky Mount for a joint law enforcement sweep to get guns off the city’s streets.

Twin Counties law enforcement agencies including the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, Nash County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mount Police…

Students explore emergency service careers

July 28, 2017

Local students learned how to put out fires and handle other emergencies this week at Nash County 4-H’s first Emergency Services Camp.

Brent Fisher, assistant director of Fire Rescue Services and Emergency Management for Nash County, said the camp provided valuable information about careers…

AgCarolina awards scholarships

July 28, 2017

AgCarolina Farm Credit, Eastern North Carolina’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently awarded 26 high school and college students with scholarships totaling $26,250 during 2017.

The scholarship program is one component of the lender’s corporate giving program.


Community paramedics focus on preventing tragedy

July 27, 2017

A Nash County Emergency Medical Services paramedic vehicle pulls up in someone’s driveway and people immediately assume a dire tragedy has befallen a neighbor.

But these days, the visit might just be from a new breed of paramedic who is simply there to prevent a tragedy from occurring. These…