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Local developer arrested at City Hall

May 24, 2019

A prominent local property developer learned firsthand about serious new security measures at City Hall on Wednesday when police arrested him for trespassing.

Troy Davis, 31, is charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with second-degree trespassing and resisting a police officer. He's accused…


YMCA celebrates fundraising effort

May 24, 2019

Staff mem­bers at the Har­ri­son Fam­ily YMCA had much to cel­e­brate Thurs­day night at the Even­ing of Con­nec­tiv­ity held at the Rocky Mount Mills as they made his­tory with this year’s an­nual giv­ing cam­paign.

This year, the…


Autographed helmet to be auctioned

May 23, 2019

A Rocky Mount native has a football helmet with almost all of the autographs of the living Super Bowl-winning coaches —  and the headgear includes the autograph of one since-deceased all-time great pro gridiron coach.

The amassing of autographs has been a long-running project of sports…


Officials stress holiday travel safety

May 23, 2019

Local and state officials are urging safety this Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year.

“Know your travel route. Make sure there's no delays, leave early and give yourself plenty of time,” said Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

To make…