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Nash Community College has been awarded $211,400 from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund to provide scholarships over the next two years for students pursuing high-demand workforce training within ten workforce pathways leading to a State or industry-recognized credential.

“Working hard and having a great attitude have paved the way for me,” Nash Community College student Shanette Graham said. “I have been blessed with opportunities that provided valuable lifelong skills. I have learned to grow through my successes, as well as my struggles.”

Edgecombe County 4-H will observe National 4-H Week this week by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people and will highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in the community who work each day to make a positive impact on those around them.

Eden Curtiss is the 2020 recipient of the PFLAG $1,000 scholarship awarded annually by the Rocky Mount chapter in honor of a student who has worked to move equality forward in the schools and community.

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In 2019, my newly-engaged youngest daughter selected Aug. 15, 2020, for her wedding date, the only late spring, summer or early fall Saturday still available for the mountain venue she had her heart set on.

Like schools and other churches in the community, Word Tabernacle Church could not open its doors for the traditional celebration of graduates. Instead, the church opened its Center for Media and Broadcasting to the community.

On Aug. 29, a staple of OIC of Rocky Mount departed this life, leaving a gap in the hearts of all who knew and loved him and taking over 23 years of OIC history with him.