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Autographed helmet to be auctioned

May 23, 2019

A Rocky Mount native has a football helmet with almost all of the autographs of the living Super Bowl-winning coaches —  and the headgear includes the autograph of one since-deceased all-time great pro gridiron coach.

The amassing of autographs has been a long-running project of sports…


Seminar offers tax credit tips

May 22, 2019

Doug Starr remembers the heyday of a downtown Rocky Mount teaming with cars, people and stores.

"I worked for Planters National Bank," Starr recalled on Tuesday. "And I could go out my front door of that building right over there that says 'PNC.' And I thought I had 10 places I could have lunch and…


Moore family awards annual student honors

May 22, 2019

Reminiscent of Santa Claus, James Moore returns to Rocky Mount about this time every year with a sack full of trophies to distribute to good boys and girls at two local schools.

The Moore family has been giving out the awards at Baskerville Elementary for the past 15 years and recently began…


Produce stand begins new season

May 21, 2019

A longtime street-side fruits and vegetables vendor is back again for 2019, with his location being just off the intersection of North Wesleyan and Sutters Creek boulevards.

Elma Farmer, 81, owns and operates Farmer’s Produce.

Farmer has been setting up in the Rocky Mount area every warm-…