Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Missing toddler found unharmed

September 28, 2016

A mother and her child were reunited early Tuesday, ending a tense overnight search for a Rocky Mount toddler.

Rocky Mount resident Precious Hart reported her daughter, N'eveah Richardson, missing at 11:59 p.m. at a residence at 731 Nashville St. After officers responded to the call, Hart told them…

Fair opens under clear autumn skies

September 27, 2016

Unlike last year’s opening rain out, the start of the 2016 Rocky Mount Fair on Monday was greeted with clear skies and fall-like temperatures in the mid-70s.

With free admittance until 7 p.m., 1,289 people walked through the gates and entered the fairground, said Norman Chambliss III,…

Dog Olympics celebrates local pets

September 26, 2016

A couple years ago, it was far-fetched to think a small pekingese dog named “Alice,” who was dressed in a little blue tutu, small blue and black cone hat and a bow tie around her neck would win first place for best dog costume at the annual Dog Olympics at Riverside Veterinary Hospital.…

Pumpkin Festival marks 45 years

September 26, 2016

The town of Spring Hope will mark a very special anniversary this year at its annual Pumpkin Festival.

Spring Hope will hold its National Pumpkin Festival on Friday and Saturday. This year marks the festival’s 45th year. Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce President Tracey Jackson has been…