Feature Stories

The radiography program at Edgecombe Community College has been reaccredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, the national agency for the accreditation of radiography programs.

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.

Latest e-Edition

Special Editions

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.

Preparations are underway for the Twin Counties Big Sweep, which is a continuation of the N.C. Big Sweep and focuses on litter removal along our waterways and roadsides.

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.

Support local journalism

Now, more than ever, the world needs trustworthy reporting—but good journalism isn’t free. Please support us by making a contribution.