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Traffic stop leads to cocaine bust

September 20, 2017

A traffic stop Tuesday in Nash County ended with a Florida man being arrested on drug charges.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 8:13 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near mile marker 137. A search of the vehicle, a 2017 Nissan, uncovered 269 grams of cocaine with a street value of…

Homicide suspect commits suicide, deputies say

September 18, 2017

The man accused of killing Brian Scott Keen Jr. Sunday night in Nash County is dead.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office on Monday said law enforcement officers found Stell dead in “an undisclosed cemetery in Halifax County.” A news release said Stell died as a result of suicide, but…

Artist highlights faces of downtown

September 18, 2017

A medical condition hasn’t stopped an Elm City woman from showcasing her artistic talent and highlighting the revitalization of downtown Rocky Mount.

Katrina Parker Williams, who lives in Rocky Mount with her husband and mother, is a self-taught local artist. Williams currently is battling a…

Your Choice Center holds annual Walk for Life

September 17, 2017

Supporters of the Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center gathered at Englewood Park on Saturday morning to participate in the 27th annual Walk for Life event.

Roughly 50 members of First Baptist Church’s Trail Life USA and American Heritage troops were among the participants.