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Monday, April 22, 2019
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Furniture store marks milestone

April 21, 2019

A downtown Rocky Mount business has been serving customers for nearly three decades now.

Davis Furniture Co., located at 163 S.E. Main St., uses approximately 16,000 square feet to offer bedroom sets, dining room sets and living room sets, as well as appliances and electronics. The company is going…


Scholarship fundraising drive nears end

April 21, 2019

Kevin Jones is feeling hopeful.

The Bulldog Alumni Club Scholarship fund drive is in full swing, with a little over a week to finish gathering donations for local scholarships.

“Last year we gave out 14 $1,000 scholarships, so this year our goal is to do at least one better and give out 15 or…


Storm knocks down trees, power lines

April 20, 2019

A possible tornado hit the Twin Counties late Friday during a raucous thunderstorm that left a demolished mobile home, downed trees and power outages in its wake, according to local officials and the National Weather Service.

Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson said while property was damaged,…


Grant to aid Parkinson’s patients

April 20, 2019

Nash UNC Health Care is expanding its range of treatments for Parkinson’s disease after receiving its third community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Elaine Weisner, a physical therapist and the clinical coordinator of rehabilitation services at Nash Day Hospital, announced the…