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NASH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

A larceny from a residence was reported on 8/8/14 at 3967 N Old Carriage Road
A larceny of a tractor was reported on 8/8/14 at 7979 Edwards Road
A breaking, entering and larceny of a residence and injury to real property were reported on 8/8/14 at 3006 Badin Drive

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NASHVILLE POLICE BRIEFS

INCIDENTS
An involuntary commitment was reported on 8/4/14
A larceny (shoplifting) was reported on 8/8/14 at Wal-Mart, 1205 Eastern Avenue
A maintaining a place/dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana was reported on 8/8/14 at S Brake and S. First Streets

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NCC staff learn lifesaving techniques

Nash Community College faculty and staff participated in professional development activities to learn life saving techniques this summer. Through the Rocky Mount Fire Department Public Access Program for AEDs, employees are taking a step toward a safer campus by understanding how to use hands only CPR and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in emergency situations.

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Annual NCC Student Scholarship Golf Classic set for October 2nd
Annual NCC Student Scholarship Golf Classic set for October 2nd

Quiet on the course! The Nash Community College Foundation Golf Committee is preparing for its 25th Annual Student Scholarship Golf Classic. The tournament will be held Thursday, October 2nd at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount to provide deserving students with scholarships. Approximately 144 golfers are expected to play during morning and afternoon tee times.

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NC Hospital Association honors Andracchio with service award
NC Hospital Association honors Andracchio with service award

Vincent C. Andracchio, member and past chairman of the Nash Health Care Board of Commissioners, has been awarded the North Carolina Hospital Association’s 2014 Trustee Merit Award. The award is given each year to a hospital trustee to recognize unique contributions to the individual’s institution and to the healthcare field.
Andracchio received the award July 17 at the NCHA Summer Membership Meeting.

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Nash County aims to expand broadband

Nash County is working with the North Carolina Department of Commerce on a broadband initiative to try to expand service to unserved areas.
In May, a presentation was given to Nash County Commissioners by Jason Semple, Technical Assistance Director for East NC Broadband in the North  Carolina Department of Commerce.

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School system to hold drill today at Southern Nash High School

In collaboration with multiple law enforcement agencies throughout Nash County, NRMPS will hold a full scale Lockdown Drill at Southern Nash Middle School Thursday, August 21, 2014 beginning at 8:00 am.
The purpose of this drill is to ensure NRMPS administrators, staff and schools are prepared in the event we have a major crisis in one of our schools.

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Reunion
Reunion

Coopers School retired staff members recently had a reunion at Ribeyes in Nashville. Thirty-two former teachers and assistants attended.

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100th Commemorative Anniversary
100th Commemorative Anniversary

Alumnae and friends of Park View Hospital and School of Nursing recently celebrated the 100th Commemorative Anniversary at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium. Park View Hospital opened its doors on July 1, 1914 with a 25-bed capacity and served the Rocky Mount community for 57 years, closing in 1971. The Park View School of Nursing began the year the hospital opened and educated nurses until 1969, graduating 55 nursing classes.

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Big Picks
Big Picks

Patsy Jones picked over 150 tomatoes from her home garden last week, including several larger tomatoes. The Nashville woman uses the tomatoes to can spaghetti sauce each year. Pictured above is Jones with two of the larger tomatoes, including the one on the right that weighed in at 1 pound and 14.58 ounces. Last year, Jones won the biggest tomato contest at the Farmer’s Market but she was unable to participate this year.

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Remembrance Walk for Steps Never Taken is September 28
Remembrance Walk for Steps Never Taken is September 28

Each year, one million American women experience a miscarriage or a stillbirth, and often, these women grieve in silence. To provide comfort and support for area women who have lost an infant, the Women’s Center at Nash Health Care will sponsor its second annual Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken on Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex at 600 Independence Drive.

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RED OAK NEWS
RED OAK NEWS

Welcome to Ava and Samuel Moore, new members of Red Oak Baptist Church!        
All the “agents” at the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School at Red Oak Baptist Church last week had a great time!  They enjoyed Bible study, missions, crafts, recreation, music, and snacks!  Thanks to Amy Cary for directing the VBS again this year and all the adults and youth who led parts of the program and assisted.

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PEACHTREE COMMUNITY NEWS
PEACHTREE COMMUNITY NEWS

Peachtree folks gathered for worship on a beautiful Sunday morning.  Pastor Whitehouse greeted those present.  Sanctuary flowers were given by Jamie Winslow in memory of Betty Weis, Wallace and Dorrie Mae Campbell, and in honor of her parents, Harry Lee and Anna Roe Winslow.  The choir sang “O the Love of My Redeemer”, under the direction of the pastor.

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BEULAH COMMUNITY NEWS
BEULAH COMMUNITY NEWS

Sunday School began on Sunday morning with Frances Hedgepeth at the piano and Earl Cary giving the welcome to everyone. After the announcements and an opening song, we went to our classes.
Church service began at 10:45 a.m. Bonnie Matthews, our pianist gave the prelude. Welcome and announcements were given by our minister, Daniel West.

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NEW OFFICERS
NEW OFFICERS

The League of Women Voters of the Twin Counties met on August 7 to elect officers and directors for the 2014-15 years.  Pictured (L-R) is: Barbara Campbell-Davis, officer; Linda Hardy, treasurer; Bettie Kirkpatrick, officer; Evelyn Shaw-Wilson, vice president; Pat Adams, immediate past president, Florence McDonald, secretary; Georgia Grant, incoming president for 2014-15.

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Spaulding Alumni Association reunion set for next weekend
Spaulding Alumni Association reunion set for next weekend

The C.C. Spaulding Alumni Association will host its 40th annual reunion on Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31.
The weekend is full of different events, with a fish fry on Friday night at  the Spaulding Gymnasium in Spring Hope, a dance on Saturday at 9 p.m. at the O.D. Moore Building in Nashville and a picnic on Sunday, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Spaulding Teacher’s Home.

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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

On Memorial Weekend, May 24 thru 26, the members of Nash Central Senior High Alumni Association and the O. D. Moore Scholarship  Foundation celebrated their 39th Reunion and Anniversary.  Jimmie Harris is the president of the National Association and Doris McBride is the president of the Nashville Chapter.There are chapters located in Virginia, Washington, DC, the Upper East Coast and New Jersey.

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