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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Convicted murderer Mark Bowling dies in prison

August 13, 2018

Mark Bowling, who was convicted of his wife’s murder in one of Rocky Mount’s most infamous cases, will not be serving out his 15-year sentence. He died in prison on Friday.

Bowling, who was serving his sentence at the Sampson Correctional Institute, died of natural causes, Jerry Higgins,…


Food ministry helps feed the homeless

August 13, 2018

The Rev. Alice Johnson-Curl and her congregation at Trinity Lutheran Church started with the best-laid plans for their With God We Can Ministry.

With God We Can Ministry began in 2013. They collect produce from the Farmers Market, prep it, can it and distribute it to United Community Ministries in…


Former congressman to rally Nash Republicans

August 13, 2018

A retired military officer and congressman is set to keynote an upcoming GOP event in Rocky Mount.

Allen West, former member of the U.S. House, will speak at Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College on Aug. 21.

The event — open to the public and $25 a plate at the door — begins at 6 p.…


Deputies hand out school supplies

August 12, 2018

NASHVILLE — Members of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office spent part of the day Saturday helping local students get ready for school as they hosted the Nash County Sheriff’s Office Back-to-School Book Bag Giveway.

More than 360 book bags were distributed at the event as well as…