December 15, 2017

More than 850 children in the Twin Counties will have a wonderful Christmas this year thanks to local residents and the efforts of the Salvation Army of Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

Gifts filled up cars, vans and trucks that were lined up Wednesday at the Salvation Army church on Paul Street and…

ECC program incorporates virtual reality

December 15, 2017

Six years ago, Edgecombe Community College incorporated virtual reality technology into its Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program.

Bud Speight, program chairman, was a traditional autobody guy. By his own admission, he was trained old-school, he worked old-school, and he always butted…

Nash-Rocky Mount celebrates United Way campaign results

December 14, 2017

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently celebrated another successful United Way campaign during the December Board of Education Meeting at Rocky Mount High School.

The district collected $61,923.53 for the United Way Tar River Region during a campaign that was held from Oct. 23-Nov. 2.

School and…

Hollister native showcases talent as a finalist on 'The Voice"

December 14, 2017

Local residents are voicing support for a Hollister native who might win this year’s ”The Voice” competition.

Brooke Simpson is a finalist in the 13th season of the show that uses audience votes and iTune downloads to determine the winner of a $100,000 cash pot and an one-year…