September 15, 2019

Twenty years have passed since Hurricane Floyd targeted the Twin Counties, but long-time residents will remember Sept. 16, 1999, as the Day the 500-Year Flood Came.

For on that day and far into the night and the next day, it rained. And rained. And rained. Not gentle rains or steady downpours. It…

Reassuring approach elevates empathetic atmosphere

September 09, 2019

Otis Barnes may work primarily for the security department at Nash UNC Health Care, but he approaches his job more like a minister or psychologist.

As a member of the security team, Barnes can usually be found at the metal detector at the entrance to the emergency department or in the Women’s…

Debutantes presented to society at annual ball

September 08, 2019

Six young women with local ties made their social debut on Friday at the 93rd annual North Carolina Debutante Ball sponsored by the Raleigh Terpsichorean Club.

The debutantes were:

Frances Jane Anderson of Tarboro is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cutchin Anderson. Her father served as her…

Sonographer offers friendly smile to nervous patients

September 02, 2019

As a cardiac sonographer, Christine Dixon has experience in helping to heal broken hearts at Nash UNC Health Care.

She sees patients of all ages throughout the hospital and her work offers important information to doctors assessing the cause of a variety of cardiac issues patients may have.…