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Nash County Planning and Inspections issued the following building permits from December 1 through December 5
Pictured above is a display of firearms and drugs which were seized during an investigation last week.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office apprehended four people last week as part of a month-long drug investigation.
Sheriff Keith Stone held a press conference last Wednesday, December 10 to discuss the investigation, where several pounds of cocaine, U.S. Currency and guns were all seized after search warrants were executed.
Stone said the investigation proved that guns and drugs were in this area. But, he added, the Nash County Sheriff’s Office was committed to working to get the drug dealers and violence off the streets.
A larceny (shoplifting) was reported on 12/8/14 at Wal-Mart, 1205 Eastern Avenue
An involuntary committment service was reported on 12/9/14
A breaking and entering of a commercial building and damage to property (vandalism) was reported on 12/10/14 at the Nash County Animal Hospital
A felony larceny was reported on 12/8/14 at 3530 Watson Seed Farm Road
Trafficking cocaine was reported on 12/8/14 at 2301 Goosebranch Drive
A possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of marijuana and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place was reported on 12/8/14 at 10496 Village Heights
At the December meeting of the Nash UNC Health Care Board, board members celebrated the service of four members who will be leaving the board. Vincent C. Andracchioa and Michael T. Bryant, who have both served as chairman during their term of service, will be leaving, in addition to Carl M. Daughtry and Betty Anne Whisnant, who had each served as officers. Combined, they have given more than 30 years of services to the board of Nash UNC Health Care.
At the December 1 meeting of the board of the Town of Red Oak, Board members discussed several issues relating to the town’s infrastructure, including the expansion of water and sewer services to selected areas of Red Oak.
Mayor Alfred Wester said that he would be attending a meeting in the near future with Derek Hawkes and other Nash County officials to discuss the future of the water expansion to the area.
Shannon Jeannette Johnson and Robert Gregory Gault were married at 5:00 p.m. November 1, 2014 at Red Oak Baptist Church in Red Oak, NC. Mr. Robert Tillery Wynn of Covenant Church, Greenville, NC officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douglas Johnson of Red Oak.
Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. Barbara Sue Edwards and the late Mr. Grover W. Edwards of Red Oak, and Mrs. Jeannette Worsley Johnson and the late Mr. Gerald Kent Johnson of West Edgecombe.
Mrs. Alice Reams celebrated her 90th Birthday on December 7th at Momeyer Baptist Church with family and many special friends. Her Birthday is on Christmas Eve. Pictured with her children (L to R) Tammy Warren, Butch Reams, Vicky Hyde and Wallace Reams.
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Tavon Mosley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Jayden and Nathan Crumel are pictured with their Godmother, Dominque Pilkerton, at the Christmas parade held in Middlesex Saturday.
Little Emma Shay Lewis sports her face painting while watching the Christmas parade.
The Manning family wishes spectactors of the Middlesex Christmas parade a Merry Christmas.
On November 19, 1918, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society was founded. The Beta Upsilon Delta Chapter at Nash Community College, founded 2012, celebrated by hosting a Community College Completion Challenge Signing Event in the college’s Midway Cafe. The event was hosted by Nash Community College’s Beta Upsilon Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa along with the support of the Nash Community College Alumni Association and college administrators.
Referencing William Shakespeare’s play, Henry the Fifth, Joshua Jones, Nash Community College Gamma Beta Phi Vice President of Membership, addressed those in attendance at the College’s Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society Fall Induction Ceremony. “We are like many arrows, each coming from a different source, each with unique talents and varied interests; but as members of the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, we all promise to support one another and to focus our energies on the Society’s goals,” Jones said.
Abigail Hardy and Emma Camp (L-R) fill boxes up at Faith Christian School on Friday afternoon as part of the school’s annual Toys for Tots Drive.
The gymnasium at Faith Christian School overflowed with boxes of toys Friday, as the school participated in its fifth year of contributing to the local Toys for Tots campaign.
At the end of the evening, well over a dozen boxes of toys were collected.
Tyler Hendricks, Physical Education Instructor at Faith Christian, got the program up and running at the school in 2009.
SANTA GIGGLES! - Pictured above, Kyle Hammett, eight months, is all smiles while meeting Santa Claus at the library on Monday afternoon. Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for storytime and to hear any last minute wishes for boys and girls.
Pictured above, Benjamin Dupree, 3, looks at a horse in between carriage rides with the help of Randall Whitley. Carriage rides were offered around Downtown Spring Hope as part of the town’s Christmas festivities on Friday night.
Several members of the Nash County Emergency Services recently graduated from Crisis Intervention Training.
Nash County Emergency Services currently has 12 CIT trained staff members and will continue to train additional staff in 2015.
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is made up of emergency services personnel who have completed specialized training in mental illness and crisis intervention techniques.
Nash Community College Director of Cosmetology, Karey D. Parker was recognized at the October meeting of the North Carolina Community College Cosmetology Instructors Association (NCCCCIA) as one of six recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award. The meeting was held at the Raleigh Convention Center as part of the North Carolina Community College System Conference. Recognition was allocated to Karey for her 20 plus years of service in the Cosmetology field, in addition to her service and contributions made to the NCCCCIA.
Several friends have called and wondered why I have not written the news for several weeks. Due to some sickness in the family there was not ample time to get it completed. I promise I will try to do it more regular as the health problems seem to be going better. My husband, William, is now home from the hospital and doing much better. Our great granddaughter Autumn Fisher was in the hospital in Charlotte from her birth, October 8 until last week.
It was a busy time at Peachtree Church this week-end. It began on Saturday evening when the church hostesses served a delicious meal. It was the annual Christmas dinner for church members and guests. The Fellowship hall was festive with a Christmas décor. The food was abundant and delicious. Entertainment was by a group of young singers from Samaria Baptist Church, called “The Faithful Five.”
A promise made: “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6).
The fulfillment announced: “In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night.
Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) proudly recently announced the addition of Nancy Nixon to its Tar River Advisory Council, which comprises Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe counties.
SBI Special Agent Dirk German (pictured fifth from the left) was special guest speaker for the Voice of Nashville November meeting that were held at the Town Council Chambers located at 114 Church Street Nashville NC. German shared his knowledge about his line of work as an investigator for matters of national security. He may be called upon to perform many functions, ranging from field duties that includes a list of functions to researching information.
Nash Health Care was awarded a $124,663 grant from The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in support of its new Access Outreach Project. This project is designed to increase understanding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to target areas in Nash, Edgecombe, and Halifax counties that have a high percentage of low-income uninsured and low-income residents.