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Sunday, October 20, 2019
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Shelter offers education about domestic violence

October 20, 2019

At the Empty Chair event held earlier this month as a fundraiser for My Sister’s House, one of the 44 chairs that stood empty honored the memory of a Nash County resident who reportedly lost her life to domestic violence earlier this year.

Diana Alejandra Keel, 38, was found brutally slain in…


Dinner pairs donors with club members

October 19, 2019

NASHVILLE — Michael Hicks until Thursday evening had never been to a Boys & Girls Clubs event.

Hicks, who is a small business owner in Rocky Mount, was among the attendees at the annual Steak & Burger Dinner at the Rose Hill Conference Center. The gathering is the premier fundraiser…


Exhibit to feature local photo collection

October 19, 2019

“I’m excited, but frazzled,” explained Lisa Meadow during a Friday night telephone interview on the eve of the opening of her show, “Through the Lens of Bugs Barringer” at Bel Air Art Center in downtown Rocky Mount.

Osmond Long “Bugs” Barringer Jr. came to…


Police seek suspect in armed robbery

October 18, 2019

A man armed with a rifle recently robbed a convenience store southwest of downtown Rocky Mount and police are asking for the public's help finding him.

The man on Sunday evening entered the front door of the Kangaroo Express in the 900 block of West Raleigh Boulevard, pulled out the firearm,…