January 23, 2018

Area firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home on Friday.

About 1:45 p.m. Friday, a fire was reported at a home on the 1200 block of Powell Drive. Firefighters from the West Edgecombe Fire Department, Heartease Fire Department and Sharpsburg Fire Department were dispatched to the scene with…

New hotel to open for business

January 23, 2018

After a little more than a year of construction, the new $12 million, 80,000-square-foot Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel will open at 3 p.m. today, company officials said.

The new hotel is located at 231 Gateway Boulevard near other established hotels and restaurants in the Gateway Centre. Bharat…

Health department, YMCA to offer diabetes program

January 23, 2018

The Nash County Health Department and Harrison Family YMCA are set to offer a Diabetes Prevention Program in February thanks to a regional Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention grant to the Nash County Health Department.

In order to gain interest from the community and…

NCC awards first engineering degree

January 22, 2018

Even though Nash Community College only officially launched its associate in engineering degree program last fall, the college saw the first student earn the degree in December.

“Even though the degree has not been officially offered before this academic year, we have provided specialized…