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A damage to property (vandalism) and breaking and entering a residential was reported on 12/2/13 at 124 Wheeless Circle
An involuntary commitment was reported on 12/2/13
A damage to property (vandalism) was reported on 12/3/13 at 209 Virginia Avenue
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brendan W. Brame 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.
Shepherds act out a live nativity on Friday night at the 4-H Holiday Extravaganza’s annual Live Nativity Scenes.
The 13th Annual 4-H Holiday Extravaganza was held on Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7 at the Nash County Agricultural Center in Nashville.
Twenty-six vendors came out to sell a variety of items and 4-H’ers also sold their baked items.
On Friday night, the light show kicked off. The Nashville Graphic’s Publisher Jo Anne Cooper and Staff Writer Amanda Clark were asked to help kick off the light show by pushing the button to showcase the first show.
Fourth graders at Swift Creek Elementary School will be at Amy’s Hallmark in Rocky Mount on Saturday, December 14 selling Christmas ornaments.
The ornaments are part of “Hanging on to Hope,” a business created several years ago by students. The business began in 2008 while students were studying business and as part of a reading unit in their Open Court book titled, “Dollars and Sense.”
Rotarian President Krista Ikirt, at left, stands with Gus Tulloss, a Rotary member employed with the Dept of Transportation, who spoke to the Rocky Mount Rotary Club last Monday, December 2 at the DoubleTree hotel at their 1 p.m. meeting.
A Sergeant with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office recently completed a management and leadership program at North Carolina State University.
Sgt. Scott Pair, of Red Oak, graduated from the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) at North Carolina State University on November 15.
Pair is the second from the Sheriff’s Office to graduate from the program.
BIG WHEEL ELVES –– Rileigh and Wyatt Himmelright won first place at the Nashville Children’s Christmas Parade.
CHRISTMAS FARMER –– Justin Davis won fourth place at the Nashville Children’s Christmas Parade.
TREE LIGHTS –– Katie Grace helps Nashville Mayor Donald Street at the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB –– Members of the Nashville Unit Boys & Girls Club prepare to march in the parade.
TEAM WORK –– Cub Scout Pack 76 march in the parade.
Santa gets ready for the parade with the help of elf Amy Kratzke.
Jeremy Davis of Bailey Baptist Church is all smiles just before the parade begins.
Addison Wells of Sims dances in the parade.
Dakota Perry and Benjamin Flowers of Floods Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Spring Hope get ready for the parade.
Tiffany Sage, Erica Pede, and Elizabeth Pede of the Middlesex-Bailey Girl Scout Troop 86 ride in the parade.
The non-profit organization A Chance in the Country received $3,000 from the DeLeon Carter Foundation to provide riding lessons to children with disabilities.
“We are a recreational riding barn, so we focus on helping our riders develop physical riding skills at their own pace while mostly enjoying the ride,” said Robin Freemen, Director of A Chance in the Country.
Advent Candle; Pastor Aycock read Luke 1:68 “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for He hath visited and redeemed His people.” He made comments concerning God’s forgiveness of our sins. The candle today was lit by Emily Winstead and reminds us of God’s forgiveness of our sins. Praise God for that forgiveness. Our pastor closed this part of the service in prayer to God for His marvelous grace and mercy.
Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is upon us! What a joyous season!
On a cold, drizzly December morning Peachtree folks gathered for worship at the church. The sanctuary was decorated for Christmas with red, white and pink poinsettia banked around the podium.
The youth of Red Oak United Methodist Church are setting an example not only for their adult members, but for the community at large. On Nov. 16, they traveled door to door in the community bearing balloons and smiles, inviting families to join them in worship and sharing about some of the great things happening in and through ROUMC. On Nov. 22, they met for a night of bowling.
In the fall of 1954 I began the ninth grade at Red Oak High School. As we all arrived the first day of school, several of the boys were saying “Have ya’ll seen the really pretty teacher that is here this year.” In walked a really lovely lady with a really beautiful smile. She said “Hello boys and girls I am new here and looking forward to a great year with all of you at Red Oak.
Bethel Heroes Chapter 636 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held its December meeting at the Braswell Memorial Library. Guest speaker was Dr. Thomas Barrett. His subject was about Pearl Harbor and other wars that the United States has been engaged in.
The newly organized Nash County Democratic Men’s auxiliary of the Nash County Democratic Party held its second meeting Thursday, November 21. Former Congressman Tim Valentine spoke to the group of approximately 25 men about his experiences during his time in office under the administration of three former presidents, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton.
Larry Chewning, president and CEO of Nash Health Care, reads the names of those honored at the Volunteer Auxiliary’s annual Lights of Love celebration.
While the cold air and dreary rain did not present an ideal backdrop for the 2013 Lights of Love celebration, there was no denying that the cherished thoughts of loved ones created a warmth and brightness that was felt throughout the Nash Health Care Surgery Pavilion Lobby.
“This is an important time,” said hospital volunteer and project leader Jackie Ward.
Faith Jarvis, daughter of Dr. William Jarvis and Dr. Bennie Jarvis, made a substantial donation to the Pediatric Department of Nash General Hospital as a part of her Project VIPP (Very Important Pediatric Patients), an initiative designed by Faith Jarvis as a part of a community service project for her Girl Scout Gold Award. Jarvis is a member of Troop 48 from Red Oak.