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January 19, 2018

TARBORO — The town of Tarboro wants CSX to take care of an ongoing road issue to prevent any future accidents from happening.

Town staff is preparing a letter to CSX, urging the railroad company to fix a drainage problem on Anaconda Road, Town Manager Troy Lewis said. The town…

January 19, 2018

Thousands of people are expected to come out for the big traditional warehouse sale set to take place this weekend in downtown Rocky Mount.

The first day of the 2018 Bulluck’s Gigantic Warehouse Sale runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and continues from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the historic…


January 19, 2018

The Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation department will celebrate the bond between mothers and sons again this year with the Mother & Son Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Imperial Centre.

“Lasty ear, we had a wonderful response to the dance. We look forward to what the…

January 19, 2018

A local student’s car was damaged by gunfire earlier this week as he was leaving an apartment complex.

Rocky Mount police were working a checkpoint at about 10:10 p.m. Tuesday night near Jeffreys Road and heard gunshots nearby, said Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis. They arrived…

January 19, 2018

Twenty-nine college scholarships are available from AgCarolina Farm Credit and will be awarded in the coming months.

College scholarships are one component of The Fund for Rural NC, AgCarolina Farm Credit’s corporate-giving program. Ag loans, special loan programs, educational seminars, grant…

January 18, 2018

For the second time this year, snow is blanketing the Twin Counties, causing local and state authorities to urge residents to stay home and off roadways.

“Don't go out. If you have to go out be cautious, be patient,” said Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Gov. Roy…


January 18, 2018

Some area schools will remain closed Friday while others will operate on delayed schedules.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Edgecombe County Public Schools and North East Carolina Prep School will be closed on Friday, with an optional work day for teachers. Rocky Mount Prep and New Life…


January 18, 2018

The train wreck that killed a Whitakers couple has left the community in mourning, the sister of one of the victims told the Telegram.

Clairbel Thomas, the sister of Dorothy Lyons, said the couple were well-liked in the community because of their service to their fellow man.

“They were…

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January 18, 2018

After a six-month search, Nash UNC Health Care’s Board of Commissioners announced Wednesday that it has named a new chief executive officer to lead the hospital.

Dr. L. Lee Isley will take the helm on April 1 as the organization’s new president and CEO. Isley, who has board…

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January 18, 2018

A Rocky Mount man has been convicted of first-degree murder in connection with a 2015 homicide in Edgecombe County.

Martellus Davon Sanders, 23, of the 500 block of Arlington Street, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for the shooting death…

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