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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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New leader tapped for women's shelter

February 22, 2017

A familiar face at a local domestic violence shelter is taking the reins of the center’s daily operations.

Emily Lemus was set to be introduced as the new executive director of My Sister’s House during a meet-and-greet event at the center Tuesday night. Lemus was chosen from an…


School boys receive royal treatment

February 21, 2017

Roughly 200 boys were given the royal treatment Monday as Williford Elementary School held its second annual Cutz for Kingz event.

The event is the brain-child of Quinnisa Doles, a second-grade teacher at the school who said she felt the boys in the community needed a chance to feel like kings for…


Deputies reach out to community

February 21, 2017

NASHVILLE — Good food and good discussions were the orders of the day Monday at a local restaurant as the Nash County Sheriff's Office hosted an annual outreach program.

The Nash County Sheriff's Office hosted its annual Community Awareness Night Monday at Zaxby's at 101 East Evans Drive.…


State renews prep school's charter

February 20, 2017

The N.C. State Board of Education voted earlier this month to approve a three-year charter renewal term for Rocky Mount Preparatory School. 

The charter school, which began operations in 1997, is one of the oldest charter schools in the state, and the school’s most recent charter expires…