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April 11, 2018

A great pasta salad is a beautiful thing. It anchors a picnic, potluck or buffet with aplomb. It's portable, flexible and easily and often vegetarian.

One of the first things I made for my then-boyfriend's (now husband's) parents was a pasta salad, and for whatever reason, it won them over and…


April 10, 2018

GREENVILLE — On the wall above Brian Lee’s bed hangs a piece of BMX history.

It is not a bike or a medal or an autographed X Games photo. With deep blues and contrasting shades of orange, it looks much like an abstract painting. Only the trace of gray tire marks reveals its true…


April 09, 2018

Changes are in store for Nash UNC Health Care as the new CEO takes the helm of the organization today and several executive staff members are slated to leave this month.

The hospital’s board of commissioners announced in January they had selected Lee Isley after a six-month search to replace…

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April 08, 2018

A statewide child advocacy group recently released its 2018 Data Cards that reveal Nash County still lags behind the state in most measures of childhood well-being and Edgecombe County is faring even worse.

The report from NC Child shows how children and families are faring in 15 key areas of well-…

April 08, 2018

Taylorsville — Word spread fast through the county that fall. Comments streamed across Facebook and in the halls of the high school and through the pews of churches: There was a gay-straight alliance starting up at Alexander Central High. It would be known as the P.R.I.D.E. Club: People…


April 07, 2018

TARBORO — NC MedAssist held its first Mobile Free Pharmacy Event on Friday in Tarboro as hundreds of residents signed up to receive up to 10 over-the-counter medications each.

Cars lined up along West Baker Street as people, young and old, came to the E.L. Roberson…


April 06, 2018

The ECU Opera Theater will bring a true story of the French revolution in 1776 to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church this weekend.

“Dialogues of the Carmelites” is an opera in three acts with music by Francis Poulenc. John Kramer, director of the opera, said perhaps the most important…


April 05, 2018

Today is National Alcohol Screening Day and Trillium Health Resources is using the opportunity to highlight its Access Point program, which provides anonymous, self-conducted screenings for a number of mental health issues including alcohol-use disorder.

“The National Institute on…

April 04, 2018

If you are hosting Passover, you may well be making a brisket. And if you are making brisket, you may well have leftovers.

(And if you don't end up with leftovers, make a note next year to buy a bigger brisket.)

You can, of course, just heat up those leftover slices and have yourself another small,…


April 03, 2018

Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor’s orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.

Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking now are available, and researchers are testing how well they work when medication matters. Experts praise the efficiency,…

Selfie Medicine
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