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Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS Cadets traveled to Beaufort recently to compete in the NC Rescue & EMS annual state basic life support and EMS competition. The competition pitted them against other junior programs from across the state handling scenarios such as treating a person in cardiac arres…

James Dorsey celebrated his 94th birthday on Monday. Dorsey was born on Sept. 13, 1927, in Trenton, New Jersey, and said he is blessed by God’s grace to live to be 94 years old. He is married to his second wife, Thelma, and they reside in Littleton. He is a lover of gospel music and a believ…

ROANOKE RAPIDS — Patricia Branch, a registered nurse on Vidant North’s Behavioral Health Unit, was recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

ENFIELD — A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) will serve as a Youth Service America Lead Agency, mobilizing Northeastern North Carolina young people to lead volunteer service projects that help meet community needs, according to a press release.

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GASTON — The 95th Squadron Model Aircraft Club will hold its annual Fall Fun Fly on Oct. 2 at its field.

The drawing for the Roanoke-Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department’s money raffle was held Aug. 28. Genetha Powell of Gaston pulled the winning tickets for the three prizes to be awarded. The winners were Ray and Linda Brassley of Littleton, who won $1,300. They are pictured standing with firefi…

Christopher Brown, left, senior community relations manager with Enviva presented a check for $5,000 to Hannah’s Place Inc. board member Belinda Jones Hill and Executive Director Alice P. Brunson. Pictured right is Rep. Michael Wray (D-27), who initiated the donation through his conversation…