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Early voting begins in city elections

September 19, 2019

The voting has started for Rocky Mount mayor and the Ward 1, 3, 4 and 5 seats on the City Council.

One-stop early voting began on Wednesday and will extend to Oct. 4 for these contests. Election Day is Oct. 8.

Wyatt Phillips, the site manager at the Braswell Memorial Library voting site, said the…


Sheriff launches outreach sessions

September 19, 2019

NASHVILLE — Nash County’s top lawman has decided a good way to reach out to the people he is sworn to protect is for him to sit down, have a cup of coffee with them and hear their concerns and thoughts.

Sheriff Keith Stone’s “Coffee and Conversation” effort began…


Nash official presses downtown renewal

September 18, 2019

A longtime Nash County elected official earlier this week wanted to know from Rocky Mount’s top day-to-day official whether the municipal government can speed up revitalization of the city’s once-proud central business district.

During the Rotary Club of Rocky Mount’s luncheon on…


Lawmaker to host town hall meetings

September 18, 2019

State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, will be holding a series of three upcoming town hall meetings in Nash County to connect with members of the community.

“When I was elected, I made a commitment to my constituents that I would hold town hall meetings to stay in touch. I committed to holding…