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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Some schools remain closed, others delay opening

December 11, 2018

The threat of black ice this morning caused several schools and organizations to close or delay opening today and others to reschedule meetings.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools also has announced that schools will be closed today for students and staff. All athletic and evening events are also…


Winter storm pummels area

December 10, 2018

Winter Storm Diego packed a punch to the Twin Counties with portions of Nash County getting up to 8 inches of snow.

Most schools in the area have announced closings and some events scheduled for today have been canceled.

City Hall and all other municipal facilities will open late at 10 a.m. Monday.…


Museum celebrates 50th anniversary

December 09, 2018

Retired physicians, local dignitaries, history buffs and representatives of East Carolina University’s Medical & Health Sciences Foundation gathered Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Country Doctor Museum in Bailey.

The museum, which is billed as the oldest museum in…


Consultant issues warning about Event Center

December 08, 2018

The Rocky Mount Event Center isn't elderly-friendly, according to a community development consultant who spoke to the City Council at the venue Friday afternoon.

“You're only one slip and fall away from a $1 million lawsuit,” said James Johnson, a professor of entrepreneurship at Frank…