Water and sewer revenues continue to take a hit in the Town of Nashville, causing the town to dip into its enterprise fund balance to cover growing needs. At the town's budget retreat in March, Finance Director Samantha Sanchez reported that COVID-19 has had an impact on how much revenues the town is receiving for water.
The Nash County Sheriff's Office is again mourning the loss of one of their own. Captain Carlos Ricks, a 25-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, passed away last Thursday after experiencing a medical emergency at his home. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
The Town of Nashville is tossing its hat in the ring for a chance at receiving funding from Congressman G.K. Butterfield's American Recovery Act funds. Town Manager Randy Lansing told Nashville Town Council Members last Tuesday that Butterfield had secured $24 million from the American Recovery Act to award to qualifying community development projects throughout his district via the Community Project Fund.
A bank planning to open up in Red Oak has hit a snag. Red Oak's Board of Commissioners reported on Monday night that the North Carolina Banking Commission denied the bank's application. Mayor Levell Langley said the denial was based solely on the name of the bank.
Nashville Building Supply has left its mark on many homes, businesses and churches in the Nashville community and beyond. The business will soon close its doors, leaving behind a rich history and reputation for its reliable customer service and knowledge of the building industry. Nashville Building Supply is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in the area.