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April 26, 2018

A former Telegram publisher was among those honored by the United Way Tar River Region on Wednesday during its 11th annual Community Champions’ Luncheon.

The banquet, held in the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College, was attended by many organizations and people across the Twin…


April 26, 2018

The Nash County Board of Commissioners needs help from local lawmakers in finding state funding for transportation of mental health patients.

Commissioners made the request during Thursday night's annual Nash County Legislative Dinner. Each year, the board meets with the local legislative…

April 26, 2018

A domestic dispute on Monday night resulted in a woman being hospitalized from stab wounds and a local man being arrested by Rocky Mount police after a brief vehicle chase.

Wayne Wilkins Jr., 37, was charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony speeding to elude arrest. Cpl. Brad Summerlin…

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April 26, 2018

A high-ranking state official joined local residents on Wednesday in Rocky Mount to support a community event by a local organization helping people with criminal records or coming out of prison readjust to society.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein was on hand at the NEW Reentry…


April 26, 2018

A traffic violation on Tuesday night resulted in a man being arrested on gun charges by Rocky Mount police.

Torrin Lamont Thomas, 22, was charged with possession of firearm by a felon and misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said officers…

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April 26, 2018

Avery Moore, scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 11 in Rocky Mount, and William Wallace, scoutmaster of Troop 76 in Nashville, recently received the District Award of Merit for the Tar River District.

The Tar River District is comprised of Nash and Edgecombe Counties and is part of the East Carolina…


April 25, 2018

NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners greeted members of the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education cordially if somewhat skeptically Tuesday night as the two boards met to discuss the school district’s local budget request for the coming fiscal year.

“I hope that the budget…

April 25, 2018

Rocky Mount city staff recently received recognition for public power and communications.

The city picked up three awards for Excellence in Communications during the recent 11th annual N.C. City & County Communicators’ Excellence in Communications Awards.

The city also received the 2017 N.…


April 25, 2018

Rhonda Johnson understands what many local mothers go through when they’ve received that painful call from law enforcement about the tragic loss of their child.

Now, she and friend Sheila Hilliard are organizing an upcoming event in Rocky Mount to honor mothers that have lost children to…

April 25, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College will graduate one of its largest groups — over 300 students — at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Because of the growing class sizes and in an effort to allow more friends and family to attend the annual commencement ceremony, the 2018 graduation will be held on the front lawn of…

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