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Most students will remain in distance learning until March 22, the Nash County Board of Education decided Thursday.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash schools won't reopen until March

By Lindell J. Kay
| January 21, 2021

NASHVILLE — Nash County Public Schools won’t fully reopen until at least March. In a 6-5 vote during...

Hal Usher of Wilson Medical Center holds a vial of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Eastern North Carolina Medical Group offers vaccine appointments

For The Enterprise
| January 20, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — UNC Health has begun offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments in the Rocky Mount reg...

Bobbie Stallings, a nurse at the Nash County Health Department, prepares to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Virus vaccine making the rounds in Nash County

By Lindell J. Kay
| January 18, 2021

NASHVILLE — Around 2,650 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been administered to residents and front-...

Roberto Rosales, left, Javier Rivera and Olivia Antonio are part of the N.C. Cooperative Extension's Farmworker Health and Safety Education program.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Farm safety program adds workers, counties

By Drew C. Wilson
| January 16, 2021

The N.C. Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County will be the home base for an expanded Farmwor...

Inmates play basketball at Nash Correctional Institution in April, weeks after such recreational activities were to be suspended to fight the spread of COVID-19.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash prison installing air purifiers to fight virus

By Lindell J. Kay
| January 11, 2021

MOMEYER — The state is installing air purifiers in all of its prisons, including Nash Correctional I...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

2020 YEAR IN REVIEW

6% of Nash County residents have had coronavirus

By Lindell J. Kay
| December 27, 2020

At the end of 2020 after nearly a year of coronavirus spread, roughly one out of every 16 Nash Count...

Butterfield

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Butterfield applauds coronavirus aid package

From staff reports
| December 23, 2020

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield gave his stamp of approval to the COVID-19 relief bill that sailed throug...

Ellis

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash schools delay reopening till Jan. 25

From staff reports
| December 22, 2020

NASHVILLE — School officials have delayed the start of face-to-face instruction until Jan. 25 in res...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash virus cases rise with prison outbreak

From staff reports
| December 21, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Nash County has risen to more than 5,500, according to informatio...

Isley

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash UNC Health Care revises visitation policy

For The Enterprise
| December 18, 2020

ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is revising its visitation policy to allow hospitalized patients ...

The NuvaWave ultraviolet handheld device kills multiple surface pathogens, including COVID-19, in two seconds.

NC company invents handheld UV anti-virus device

For The Enterprise
| December 17, 2020

CARY — UV Innovators, an ultraviolet technology company, has launched NuvaWave, billed as an advance...