August 12, 2018

Edgecombe Community College trustees, administrators, faculty, staff and students are thrilled to welcome Dr. Gregory McLeod as the college’s new president.

A North Carolina native and 17-year veteran of community colleges, Dr. McLeod begins his new post this month.

He will be the…

Rochelle Small-Toney: Parks & Rec offer healthy food access

August 05, 2018

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live,” said Jim Rohn, author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker.

It’s so important to take care of your body, and what you choose to eat daily will have a positive or negative impact on your life. That’s why…

Henrietta Zalkind: Summer a busy time for Down East Partnership

July 29, 2018

We hope you are enjoying a happy summer.

At the Down East Partnership for Children, summer marks a busy time, with summer feeding and summer learning initiatives throughout the community. This year, thanks to the Cummins Foundation, we were able to implement a more robust summer learning program,…

Cornelia McGee: Working together to end littering

July 22, 2018

 Like many areas across our country, litter is an issue in the Twin Counties, but there is something we can do about it.

Keep America Beautiful of Nash & Edgecombe Counties needs your help to prevent litter in the Twin Counties. Changing individual behavior, like littering, starts with…