March 18, 2018

SCOTLAND NECK — Sylvan Heights Bird Park brought together two of Eastern North Carolina's mainstays Saturday night: Craft beer and specialized barbecue. And tossed in an amazing assortment of exotic birds as a backdrop for a magical celebration on Saint Patrick's Day.

Last year the park threw…

Auction benefits Relay for Life

March 18, 2018

Good deals for a good cause could be found on Saturday at the Relay for Life Charity Auction.

Fishing poles, small appliances, portraits of Marilyn Monroe and London, a large Teddy Bear and just about everything else was auctioned off with the money going towards the fight against cancer. The event…

State treasurer aims to combat health care costs

March 18, 2018

N.C. State Treasurer Dale Folwell stopped by the Telegram office on Thursday to talk about the state’s financial position, the growing cost of health care and what he plans to do to improve the state’s bottom line.

Since Folwell was elected in 2016, he has taken his responsibilities as…

Coffee shop teaches skills to students

March 18, 2018

Students in Nash Community College’s Foundational Adult Basic Education program recently opened the Coffee Corner located on the first floor of the Continuing Education and Public Services Building.

The students are gaining skills in customer service and math as they sell coffee, juice and…