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Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Arrest warrant issued for council candidate

July 18, 2019

A candidate for the Rocky Mount City Council is facing an order for arrest in Edgecombe County but says he is dealing with the issue.

Tarrick Pittman, 45, has been cited for failure to appear for an April 15 court date on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while his license was revoked and for…


Renovations at agriculture center near completion

July 18, 2019

Nash County Cooperative Extension Director Sandy Hall and her team, after nearly a year of temporarily being stationed in downtown Nashville, are elated about soon returning to their regular offices on the east side of town.

“We’ve been in a shared space where we sit pretty much right…


Major road projects slated for area

July 17, 2019

The upgrade of Wesleyan Boulevard and the proposed widening of Sunset Avenue, Eastern Avenue and Old Carriage Road are hardly the only major highway projects on the books in the Rocky Mount area.

In northeastern Nash County, the trumpet-shaped N.C. 4 and Gold Rock interchange with Interstate 95…


Candidate assaulted during robbery

July 17, 2019

Mayoral candidate Bronson Williams was assaulted about 7 p.m. on Friday as four suspects robbed the Roc-Cade establishment he owns.

Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said his office received a call regarding suspects taking money from the business at 1151 N. Wesleyan Blvd.…