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Monday, January 16, 2017
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Cooper to speak at Chamber's annual meeting

January 16, 2017 - 29 minutes ago

Gov. Roy Cooper will return to Nash County to speak at next month’s Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. 

The Chamber along with presenting sponsor Rocky Mount Mills and host sponsor Nash Community College will hold its 113th annual meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 2.…


Officials: Gold Rock needs work

January 15, 2017

Gold Rock on Friday night: A woman in a short skirt and stilted footwear stands outside a motel room; two cars are parked next to each other, the drivers exchanging items too small to identify; a shadowy figure moves between buildings in a dimly-lit parking lot.

Once an oasis for travelers on…


Area stores see rise in holiday sales

January 15, 2017

Some locally-owned retail businesses in the Twin Counties got what they wished for during the Christmas holiday shopping season in terms of sales.

Teri Turner has owned Lilly & Lane Boutique at the Westridge Shopping Center for nearly four years. The store offers such things as ladies clothing,…


Winter storm causes few traffic wrecks

January 15, 2017

Old man winter made his annual visit to North Carolina last weekend, and while he caused travel troubles statewide, drivers in the Twin Counties took advantage of the chance to stay indoors.

Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis said between Jan. 7 and Jan. 10, the police department responded to 40…