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November 12, 2017

Thanks to the efforts of more than 420 volunteers making a mighty impact on the Twin Counties, an estimated 5,000 pounds of litter and debris was removed from roadsides, waterways, nature trails, parks and public lands during the Twin Counties Big Sweep.

Keep America Beautiful of Nash &…


Kelley Deal: New facilities to expand NCC's offerings

November 05, 2017

Nash Community College broke ground on two new buildings on Oct. 12 for Advanced Manufacturing and Cosmetology. The facilities are slated to open in the summer of 2018.

“Good projects take all kinds of leadership to spur people to action. This expansion project, like many of the programs at…


Catherine Roche: Library plans full slate of programs

October 29, 2017

November is shaping up to be a great month for programs at Braswell Memorial Library.

On Nov. 7, writer and documentary film-maker Craig Dudnick will set the stage for Chicago in 1966 when Martin Luther King Jr., the Rev. James Bevel and the Rev. Jesse Jackson joined together to fight racism and…


Mary Tom Bass: ECC celebrates 50th anniversary

October 22, 2017

Local officials, Edgecombe County residents and other stakeholders joined Edgecombe Community College students, employees and retirees Oct. 2-6 to celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary.

The institution was founded Oct. 5, 1967. Tied to the theme “Giving Our Community an Edge for 50…