Thursday, January 19, 2017

Stoney Creek plaza gains new tenants

January 18, 2017

Things are looking up for the Shoppes at Stoney Creek on Zebulon Road after losing a few of its tenants and being hurt for a couple years by a slowdown in traffic because of nearby road construction.

A new restaurant called the Spicy Pickle Restaurant & Bar is the latest tenant to locate in the…

Officials stress vehicle security measures

January 18, 2017

Getting into a warm car on a cold day is a great thing, but local law enforcement agencies are reminding everyone that they should not take their vehicles’ security for granted — especially in cold temperatures.

Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin said the Rocky Mount Police…

Firefighters battle blaze at vacant house

January 17, 2017

The Rocky Mount Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a house late Monday afternoon in South Rocky Mount.

Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at 4:30 p.m. at a house on the 1200 block of Southwest Main Street. Down East Tires and Auto mechanic…

Unity Breakfast pays tribute to King

January 17, 2017

People from across Nash and Edgecombe counties gathered early Monday morning to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Rocky Mount's annual Unity Breakfast at the Dunn Center at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Doors opened early for the free continental breakfast, which started at 7 a.m.…