January 22, 2017

North East Carolina Prep School’s new interim executive director has plenty of experience in the field of public education, and he plans to use that experience to deal with the challenges that face the charter school for the remainder of this landmark year.

The 2016-17 academic school year is…

Woman's 1990 beating death remains unsolved

January 22, 2017

It's been more than a quarter of a century since an elderly Rocky Mount woman was killed during a violent home invasion. No arrests have ever been made in the case.

Magdalene Brantley Puckett, 68, was killed July 8, 1990. She was beat to death when she stumbled upon a group of men breaking into her…

Bryant to lead Black Caucus

January 22, 2017

A local lawmaker was chosen to be in charge of a state committee whose mission is to ensure that the views and concerns of African-Americans and other communities of color are carried out by their elected representatives.

N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, recently was elected chairwoman of the…

National group honors Nash UNC Health Care

January 22, 2017

Nash UNC Health Care recently achieved a three-year Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the second consecutive time.

In achieving this honor, Nash UNC Health Care becomes the only hospital in North Carolina to earn the coveted distinction.

The Pathway…