Friday, December 2, 2016

Winter scarves given to the homeless

December 02, 2016

Traci Thompson was puzzled when she saw several winter scarves tied around trees and others hanging on tree branches Monday around the parking lot of Braswell Memorial Library.

“I thought it was a sign for trees being marked to be cut down,” said Thompson, the…

City Council OKs bond issue for event center

December 01, 2016

The Rocky Mount City Council took another step in the development of the Downtown Community Facility after reconvening Wednesday for a public hearing. 

The council approved a resolution approving the issuance of special obligation bonds of up to $42 million to finance the acquisition,…

Officials warn about deer on roads

December 01, 2016

State and local authorities are warning Twin Counties motorists of a greater chance of collision with deer as more of the animals can be found along roadways in the wintertime.

“Drivers need to be especially careful on the roads at this time of the year,” said N.C. Transportation…

Princeville residents divided over buyout

November 30, 2016

PRINCEVILLE — With a possible federal buyout of the flood-prone town of Princeville on the horizon, town residents remain split on whether to seek higher ground or hold onto their land.

“Princeville is a flood zone. Buy out and live in a safer place,” said Isabelle Anderson,…