February 27, 2017

NASHVILLE — Expansion of the Nash County Courthouse is on track for a mid-2018 completion date, according to county officials.

“Everything is on schedule,” said Nash County Manager Zee Lamb. “No budget additions, no change orders so far.”

Goldsboro-based Daniels…

Lighthouse Home regains nonprofit status

February 27, 2017

A local women’s shelter is celebrating after recently regaining its nonprofit status.

The Lighthouse Home Inc., at 1016 Eastern Avenue, recently received notification from the Internal Revenue Service that it has regained its status as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Director Vanessa Rorie…

Hospital honors retiring employees

February 27, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently hosted a reception to honor eight employees who have retired over the past several months.

Their years of service ranged from 13 years to 47 years, and the retirement reception drew a crowd of hospital and clinic employees to show their support and appreciation.…

Teacher performance bonuses top $100K

February 26, 2017

More than $100,000 in new performance bonus incentives were awarded to select teachers in the Twin Counties last month as a result of two new pilot programs established last year by the N.C. General Assembly.

The two programs, which were outlined in the 2016 state budget, reward exceptional…