• NETC's new LPNs take the Nightingale Pledge

    The Practical Nursing class of 2010 celebrated, laughed and cried together one last time on Dec. 16 when the graduates of the program were formally “pinned” during a ceremony at Northeastern Technical College in Cheraw.
    Thirteen nursing students were recognized before family members, friends and college administrators for successfully completing the rigorous program that prepares them to take the National Council Licensure Examination in order to become licensed practical nurses.

  • Eagle Basketball

    By Shug Haigler

    Progressive Journal

    The inability to convert free throws from the foul line proved to be Central’s downfall in their 62-57 loss in Tuesday’s game against Chester at home. The Eagles were able to connect on only 11 of 28 free throws including 4 of 17 in the first half.

    Quentin Wallace led his team with 16 points followed by Radford Robinson 10, Jiwan Funderburk 8, Debias Tyson, Jalen Covington and Chris Meadows 5 each, Sam Caldwell 4, and Josh Kelty 3.

  • Firefighters recognized for service

    Firefighters recognized for service

    High Point Fire District held its annual awards night supper at Union Hill Baptist Church on Dec. 10. Chief Wendell Johnson summarized the year, which brought an all-time high of 168 calls. Other highlights of the year included the purchase of a fire safety trailer, a brush truck and new protective equipment.

    Years of service awards were presented to the following members: Toby Darnell, 5 years, Joey Hendrix, 10 years; Mike Evans, 15 years; Jamie Hunter, 15 years; and Willie Williams, 30 years.

  • NETC open registration for spring


    Open registration for Northeastern Technical College’s spring semester will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at the main campus in Cheraw.

    Returning students can register from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. New students should attend orientation at 8:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. and register for classes afterwards.

  • Board thanks Patterson


  • NETC graduates fourteen from CNA program

    Fourteen students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant (NA) Program. The program consists of 70 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training and is offered by the college’s division of continuing education.  


  • SPCS performs 'Wonder – Full Life'

    South Pointe Christian School grades 4-6 performed the Christmas show “It’s a Wonder-Full Life” on Dec. 14 featuring “Jesus Is the Reason for the Season,” “I Want Presents,” Jesus Means Christmas to Me,” “Let Your Light Shine Out,” “Ring Out the News of Jesus,”  “He is the Present” and other songs.

  • Hawks began season with 1-2 record

     The New Heights Hawks began their season last week by losing two of their first three games.  The Hawks opened with a road loss to Long Middle School on November 29, by a score of 37-14.

    “I think it could have been a case of the first game jitters,” said Coach Billy Blakeney. “We played all 15 of our players.”

    Scoring for New Heights were Carico Miller and Travay Hatten 4 points each, Dadric Miller 3, Matthew Terry 2, and Dedric Robinson 1.

  • Nurses-in-training visit elementary classes

     NETC News Release

    Do you think you have clean hands after a quick hand washing? Think again.

    Licensed Practical Nursing students from Northeastern Technical College showed first-graders at Ruby Elementary School otherwise using a black light that revealed the “germy” areas of their hands if they did not scrub well or long enough.

  • Rotary gives students dictionaries

     Staff reports

    Even in the age of Wikipedia and dictionary.com school children still need an old fashioned printed dictionary.

    Third graders in Chesterfield County are getting them, thanks to the Cheraw Rotary Club. Three club members traveled to Pageland Elementary School last week to hand out the books to appreciative children.

    Chesterfield town administrator David Huntley, Kevin Light of Hartsville and Tony Nolan of Jefferson hauled cartons of A Student’s Dictionaryto the 117 students in eight third grade classes.