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Saturday, October 19, 2019
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Exhibit to feature local photo collection

October 19, 2019 - 29 minutes ago

“I’m excited, but frazzled,” explained Lisa Meadow during a Friday night telephone interview on the eve of the opening of her show, “Through the Lens of Bugs Barringer” at Bel Air Art Center in downtown Rocky Mount.

Osmond Long “Bugs” Barringer Jr. came to…


Police seek suspect in armed robbery

October 18, 2019

A man armed with a rifle recently robbed a convenience store southwest of downtown Rocky Mount and police are asking for the public's help finding him.

The man on Sunday evening entered the front door of the Kangaroo Express in the 900 block of West Raleigh Boulevard, pulled out the firearm,…


Crowds welcome memorial wall to Tarboro

October 18, 2019

TARBORO — An estimated 2,500 people trekked to Braswell Park in Tarboro for Thursday’s opening ceremony of The Wall That Heals, which featured a flyover by two F-16s from the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, music by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band brass quintet, Norfolk,…


Deputies bust suspected marijuana dealer

October 18, 2019

A 26-year-old man is behind bars in Nashville after law enforcement officers earlier this week found a large amount of marijuana, a rifle, a gun and cash in an apartment on the northwest side of Rocky Mount.

Shaquille Malcolm Xavier Jordan is charged with one count each of possession with intent to…