Nashville's Downtown Strong Committee will join Nashville's Town Council next Wednesday to hear two special presentations. Hillary Greenberg, of Greenberg Development Services, and Bruce Naegelen, Project Manager for the Rural Planning Center, will provide reports on work they've done for the town.
A Nash-Rocky Mount Schools bus driver was killed in a car accident last Thursday. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Mona Battle was traveling west on West Castalia Road around 12:13 p.m. when she swerved to the left to avoid striking a vehicle.
Nashville's Town Council gave approval last week for a day care facility to be established in the Winwood Subdivision. The request came from Wanda Holloway, of 110 Arrowood Drive. Holloway was requesting a special use permit to establish a day care at her home. A public hearing was held on the request on Wednesday, January 29.
Nashville firefighters spent Tuesday training how to safely react if someone becomes trapped in a grain bin or silo. The training was part of the process for firefighters to received confined space certification. Joe Burris provided the training for the department. Fire Chief Chris Joyner said after Tuesday's training, all of Nashville's full-time firefighters would be trained in confined space.
Nash County Commissioners have approved the guidelines for being nominated for inclusion in the Nash County Commemorative Courtyard. Former Nash County Commissioner Billy Morgan was the first person honored in the courtyard, which was built in 2018. A stone was dedicated in honor of Morgan in January 2019. Since that time, Nash County staff have been working on nomination guidelines for the courtyard.
The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties honored Chris Hardy on Saturday during its monthly flag-raising ceremony. Each month, the committee honors a deceased veteran and their family by presenting them with a flag, which is flown over the park for a month. Hardy, of Nashville, served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era. He passed away on April 30, 2015.