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February 12, 2019

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently received grant funding from the American Cancer Society.

Robbie Tilley and Dorothea S. Brock, health systems managers for the American Cancer Society, presented acheck for $5,000 to Betsy Collins, manager of Vidant Cancer Care-Edgecombe, Susan Suiter, vice…

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February 11, 2019

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is once again hosting a Joint Preservation Program, which is a multidisciplinary knee and hip osteoarthritis management program.

With the help of this program, participants can take back control of their osteoarthritis and once again do the things they enjoy.

This program…


February 10, 2019

Graduates of Health Occupations programs at Edgecombe Community College recently were honored by college staff, family, and friends during the annual Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony.

More than 200 students completed programs in Community Health Coach, Introduction to Direct Care, Direct…


February 09, 2019

Dylan Thompson's joy has been watching racing at County Line Raceway.

Watching others go round and round on the track, he could only imagine when his turn might come.

His turn did come.

Videos of him doing karate and go-kart racing were posted on Facebook by his grandmother — and a sponsor…


February 08, 2019

Michael Frye recently assumed the position of web & graphic designer for N.C. Wesleyan College.

In this role, he is responsible for maintaining the visual identity and brand of the college to ensure maximum engagement among prospective students, current students, parents, faculty and staff.…

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February 07, 2019

Nash Community College recently recognized nine officers for completing the college’s 54th Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy.

Charles Henry Collins III, Benjamin Yates, Sergio Hernandez Castillo, Bryan Lamont Shearin, Stanley Colt Robbins, Grant Edward Stallings, Desmond Warren Barmore,…


February 06, 2019

The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations.

In January, more than 4,600 Red Cross blood and platelet donations went uncollected as…


February 05, 2019

N.C. Wesleyan College recently hired Dwain Teague as the emerging technologies and outreach services librarian at Pearsall Library.

Teague kicked off the New Year in his new position on Jan. 2.

In his new role with Wesleyan, Teague will focus on optimizing user experience of the library, building…


February 04, 2019

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming on Oct. 17-20 to Indian Lake Park in Tarboro and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public.

The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million…


February 03, 2019

BAILEY — Bailey Chamber of Commerce President Cecil Hawley is not a man who lives in fear.

“I don’t usually say stuff that I don’t know. There’s no use being a stir-up bull,” Hawley said. “I’ve been shot at before. I lived through Vietnam. You…

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