February 16, 2019

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School for the first time sent three teams to the N.C. Regional Future City Competition on Jan. 27 at the McKimmon Center at N.C. State University.

About 200 middle school students from across the state presented their projects. N.C. State engineering…

Book reading to mark Black History Month

February 15, 2019

Lenette Britt, author of “Ma B’s Lesson on Black History,” will be the focus of two local events.

She will be at a book signing at noon on Sunday at Word Tabernacle Church and is scheduled to read at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Braswell Memorial Library.

Britt said she grew up…

Teens represent Nash County as Distinguished Young Women

February 14, 2019

Four local high school seniors recently represented Nash County at the Distinguished Young Women of North Carolina program in Greensboro.

During the week leading up to the program finals, they gained invaluable interview and public speaking skills. Distinguished Young Women is a…

Nashville native completes basic training

February 13, 2019

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jamison M. Wiggins recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and…