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Nash County sheriff to promote three officers

July 31, 2016 - 14 minutes ago

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office will promote three tenured employees Monday to represent a more diverse agency, especially in the supervisory ranks.

The positions being filled will be a jail administrator, a patrol lieutenant and a patrol sergeant.

“These new supervisors are…


Summer graduates bid farewell to high schools

July 31, 2016 - 14 minutes ago

The 2015-16 school year ended about a month ago for most students.  

But for one group of students, it wrapped up just last week.

Eighteen students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools received their diplomas and finally got to turn their tassles Thursday at Southern Nash High School. The…


Couple teaches kids through songs

July 30, 2016

TARBORO — Kids learned fun lessons about respecting the Earth and each other to cap off this year's Summer Reading Program at Edgecombe County Memorial Library in downtown Tarboro.

Pamlico Joe and his wife Clean Water Flow led a crowd of kids in songs about teamwork and tolerance Friday.…


National Night Out events to help combat crime

July 30, 2016

Rocky Mount and the surrounding area are gearing up for the 2016 National Night Out.

Twenty communities in and around Rocky Mount have signed up to host National Night Out events on Tuesday. That number is a new record for the area. It started out with just six communities taking part in its…