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Runners take off Saturday morning at the start of the third annual Warren “Sneak” Lewis 5K Memorial Race. Over 300 runners participated in the race, which is a fundraiser for the Warren “Sneak” Lewis Law Enforcement Foundation.
The rain held off for runners Saturday at the Third Annual Warren “Sneak” Lewis 5K Memorial Race.
The race brought out over 300 runners to raise money for the Warren “Sneak” Lewis Law Enforcement Foundation.
Miste Strickland, one of the organizers of the event, said she was pleased with festivities on Saturday.
“Everything went great and the rain held off so that made it even better,” Strickland said.
An involuntary commitment service was reported on 9/8/14 on Nashville Commons Drive
A larceny was reported on 9/8/14 at 222 W Washington Street
A larceny after a breaking and entering, breaking and entering a residential and damage to property (Vandalism) were reported on 9/11/14 at 123 Circle Drive
Found property was reported on 9/8/14 at the I95 North rest area
A breaking, entering and larceny of a residence and burning personal property was reported on 9/8/14 at 7430 Windy Court West
A larceny from a residence was reported on 9/8/14 at 3797 Loop Road
Nash County Planning and Inspections issued the following building permits from September 6 to September 12
Spring Hope’s Police Chief has announced his retirement.
Chief Tim Denton plans to retire on October 10, after almost 30 years with the town.
Town Manager John Holpe said Sgt. Allen Proctor has been appointed the Interim Police Chief, which he will begin serving on October 11.
Members of the Coopers Elementary School PTO presented the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education with a check for $100,623.25 to cover the cost of installation of a new air conditioning system at Coopers Elementary gymnasium. The group has spent several years trying to raise the funds for the project. The school board also approved a bid for construction of the HVAC system and construction should begin soon.
Nash Community College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize eleven graduates from the medical assisting diploma program. Each individual completed the academic and clinical work required to become Medical Assistants as determined by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). According to program director Nancy Worsinger, “Some have chosen to enter the workforce at this time, while others have returned to campus this fall for additional coursework leading to an associate’s degree in applied sciences.”
The Nashville Kiwanis Club recently sponsored a fund raiser by selling tickets for four $100 gas cards. The winners of the four $100 gas cards were Hannah Jones, Larry Taylor, Joe Michalenko and Latishea Faison. The proceeds of the raffle will be used to recognize and honor Kiwanis “Terrific Kids” at area elementary schools. Pictured above are members of the Nashville Kiwanis Club prior to the drawing.
Azia Clark, of Castalia, and Jessica Brindle, of Bailey, were recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Rocky Mount/Raleigh pageant competition that will take place on Saturday October 4, 2014.
Azia, a junior at Northern Nash High School, and Jessica, a freshman at Southern Nash High School, each learned of their acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local Rocky Mount/Raleigh area.
The West Mount Ruritan Club will once again sponsor the Duke K.I.D.S. Golf Tournament on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Belmont Lake Golf Club.
The club has raised over $32,500 since the tournament’s inception four years ago. All proceeds have donated to Duke Children’s Hospital.
Thursday, September 18 from 2:30 until 7 p.m. at the Spring Hope Volunteer Fire Department, 415 W Nash Street, Spring Hope
Monday, September 22 from 3 until 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 305 S. Halifax Road, Rocky Mount
Monday, September 22 from 2 until 6 p.m. at Nash Correctional Institute, 2869 US Highway 64 Alt, Nashville
The Nash County Women’s Missionary Union (WMU) met last Tuesday at Rock Creek Baptist Church to hear Sue Singleton speak. Singleton (pictured) is a recently retired missionary from Cambodia, where she served for over 20 years. Singleton still lives in Cambodia. Singleton shared stories on her time as a missionary.
(Graphic photo by Amanda Clark)
On a cool autumn morning Peachtree folks gathered for worship. Pastor Eugene Whitehouse greeted those present. Sanctuary flowers were given by Cheryl and Doug Hayes in memory of Steve, Betty and Harold Johnson. The choir sang “Let Freedom Ring” under the direction of the pastor.
People often do not see the work of Christ in His perfect life of obedience and His death on the cross in payment for sins as applicable to them. They need an additional work of God. Signing all the papers for a new home is not enough. The buyer must take occupancy.
Register now to participate in the first Fruit of the Spirit 5K Fun Run and Walk! The race will be held on October 11 and will begin at 8:00 am. All proceeds go toward helping those in need in the community and supports future Stop Hunger Now projects. Go to http://fruitofthespirit5k.eventbrite.com to register.
USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bob Etheridge, recently announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.
UDC Bethel Heroes Chapter 636 member, Claudia Linkous (at left) was recently presented two supplementals for her ancestors who served in the War Between the States. Both served in Co. B, 33 NC Infantry Regiment. They included her great-great grandfather Joseph Powell and her great-great grandfather William H. Tolston. Making the presentation was Margaret Sink (at right), registrar for Bethel Heroes.