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Friday, February 15, 2019
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New K-9 officer begins training

February 14, 2019

TARBORO — There is a new member of the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, and she is the first of her kind.

Penny, a 12-week-old liver and brown bloodhound, was donated to the agency on Jan. 26 by Tim Braddy of Tarboro-based East Coast Canine and James Lockhart of Northfork Bloodhounds in…


Police seek leads in homicide

February 14, 2019

Rocky Mount police are asking for information regarding the city’s fifth homicide of the year. This time, the victim is a woman.

The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a phone call about 10:57 a.m. Wednesday from Nash County Communications asking for help in assisting EMS with an…


Teacher shortage plagues schools

February 13, 2019

NASHVILLE — As some parents in the Nash-Rocky Mount school district struggle to understand why their students are being taught by a string of substitutes in some classrooms rather than by permanent teachers, district leaders led a discussion about the difficulty of obtaining teachers during a…


Nash sheriff refutes statements by Combs, Lamb

February 13, 2019

Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone on Tuesday poked holes in recent statements made by the county manager about the local jail and Rocky Mount's mayor about supposed shenanigans at City Hall.

Stone said he wanted to set the record straight about recent comments by Nash County Manager Zee Lamb about…