As a young student, I always heard that my high school years will be the best years of my life. The excitement increased as I eagerly awaited my time to walk those high school hallways and participate in spirit week, pep rallies, and dances. In the fall of 2018, my time had arrived. I walked…

KENANSVILLE — James Sprunt Community College has a lot to be thankful for this year. We are grateful to have students in our classrooms. We are thankful for our new state-of-the-art nursing facility. We are grateful to have received special recognition this year for being one of only two com…

A $1,000 grant from the North Carolina Science Education Program, a statewide student-led organization, will allow three traditional Lenoir high schools to set up professional clothing closets so students can look the part when they step into a business setting.

Although the current weather may not be reflective of the season change, it is fall! As we enter our fall and winter months, we are all prepared to celebrate a variety of events such as athletic victories and the holidays we look forward to all year long. James Sprunt Community College is in…

KENANSVILLE — Joseph Kelly is classified as a James Sprunt Community College Special Student. Kelly works closely under the supervision of JSCC’s Ag Coordinator, Star Jackson and farm owner, Mr. Kris Sutton of K & K Sutton Family Farms, to complete his Work Based Learning (WBL) course of study.

MOUNT OLIVE — During the month of October College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) hosts NC Countdown to College to help students focus on their college applications in an efficient way.

According to Webster’s dictionary, a “tradition” is handing down information, beliefs, and customs from generation- to-generation. HCA’s strong traditions begin the first time a kindergartener walks into Founder’s Hall as a kindergarten student.

KENANSVILLE — The Duplin County Board of Education held their regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 5, to revisit the district-wide universal face-covering policy, among other topics. The decision to keep mask mandate in place passed 5-0.

KENANSVILLE — Mary Ann Simmons attended South Columbus High School in Tabor City, NC. She immediately transitioned to the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) where she received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English. Simmons has taught English at multiple higher-level …