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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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Undercover drug operation busts 36 suspects

August 31, 2016

More than 30 people are behind bars facing more than 100 charges after the culmination of a two-month undercover drug operation last week in Rocky Mount.

The Rocky Mount Police Department's Narcotics and Gang Task Force spent the past two months conducting an undercover investigation called…


Students begin new school year

August 30, 2016

Students in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools began the new school year Monday with fresh faces, new backpacks and high hopes for the coming year.

Quantay James Hollenback, 6, came to Fairview Elementary School on Monday with his mother and his 4-year-old brother Quamari, who was starting school for…


Officials stress driving safety for holiday weekend

August 30, 2016

State and local authorities are urging motorists to slow down and be careful during Labor Day weekend.

“Use common sense,” said Rocky Mount Police Cpl. Mike Lewis. “Obey traffic rules, be patient and slow down to reduce tension on the highway.”

While traveling for Labor Day,…


PNC plans security upgrades for ATMs

August 30, 2016

One of the largest banks in the United States with several branches in Rocky Mount has taken another initiative to protect local customers from potential scams.

Ken Justice, PNC senior vice president and ATM executive, said PNC Bank is enhancing its ATM security with upgrades enabling ATMs to read…