Ivey Schofield

Writer profile: Ivey Schofield

Today the Border Belt Independent highlights staff writer Ivey Schofield, who majored in languages but has found her calling in journalism. She splits her time between The News Reporter in Whiteville and the BBI. Q. Tell us a little about yourself.     I grew up in a small town in South Carolina called Eastover. After graduating high school, I moved almost 1,000 miles away to …Read more Continue reading Writer profile: Ivey Schofield

Sarah Nagem named editor of the Border Belt Independent

Sarah Nagem will join the staff of the Border Belt Independent as editor June 1. “Sarah brings with her a passion for journalism that gives voice to the most vulnerable people in society,” said BBI Publisher Les High. “Growing up poor in West Virginia, she saw firsthand how generational poverty can limit access to many basic needs, including health care, transportation and education. She is …Read more Continue reading Sarah Nagem named editor of the Border Belt Independent