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Nacole Everette, chair of the Health Information Technology program at Edgecombe Community College, has received the 2021 Endowed Faculty Chair Award, which rewards excellence in teaching.

A longtime member of the Edgecombe County 4-H program is being rewarded for being an “agvocate” for the agricultural industry and Edgecombe County.

The Nash Community College Foundation recently announced the establishment of the Mansfield-Moore Endowment for College Initiatives by Jeanne Moore of Nashville.

Were you in the local area when N.C. Wesleyan College was established? If so, you may have witnessed all the great things that have happened over the years on these 200 acres.

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized research-based guidelines.

The Dr. J. Allen Whitaker Memorial Scholarship was established in 2018 by George Whitaker to honor the memory of his father, a medical doctor, who served as director of the Rocky Mount Health Department for many years.

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Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked No. 3 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization.

The Enfield Economic Development & Revitalization Commission (EEDRC) recently announced that the National Register Advisory Committee and the State Historic Preservation Office have approved Enfield’s historic district designation nomination.

Our 70th anniversary in 2022 will be a big time for United Way Tar River Region, and we are planning a variety of commemorative activities that will start with our Community Giving Campaign that kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday at Davenport Autopark’s Honda showroom.

Edgecombe Community College is one of thirteen two-year colleges from across the nation selected for Project Vision, a grant-focused initiative supported by the National Science Foundation.

Nash Community College continues to make a significant impact on students, workforce development and as an economic engine in Nash County.

The American Public Gas Association recently presented the City of Rocky Mount with the prestigious APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) for excellence in operating its natural gas utility.

As another summer winds down and a new school year is on the horizon, the Harrison Family YMCA wants to remind parents and caregivers that the Y’s after-school program is a place where children can remain active, continue learning and stay engaged during their time out of school — a critical…

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