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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Gunman wounds three during robbery in Castalia

August 15, 2018

Three people were shot late Tuesday near the intersection of Lancaster Store Road and Pine Street in Castalia.

Three adults were wounded during the shooting, which is believed to be in connection with an armed robbery. One person was transported to Wake Med hospital in Raleigh and two were…


Father charged with murder of 2-month-old son

August 15, 2018

A Rocky Mount man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of his 2-month-old son.

Rocky Mount police responded about 6 a.m. Sunday to a call about a deceased person at 444 Sled Court, according to a statement by the Rocky Mount Police Department. When officers arrived, they found…


Nash deputies nab ‘rocking chair bandit’

August 15, 2018

Alert actions by Middlesex residents helped the Nash County Sheriff’s Office nab a “rocking chair bandit.”

Nash County deputies responded to calls Tuesday about a man transporting rocking chairs that were stolen from at least two residences in Middlesex.

“Middlesex…


Student found safe after lockdown at charter school

August 14, 2018

Rocky Mount Prep was put on lockdown Tuesday while authorities searched for a missing student.

The lockdown took place for more than three hours Tuesday afternoon after the student left the campus. Cpl. Brad Summerlin said a 15-year-old student had expressed some concerning thoughts to some friends…