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July 16, 2018

Authorities are looking for a bank robber.

Wells Fargo on Benvenue Road was robbed at around 2 p.m. today.

Rocky Mount police are searching for an unknown male suspect who wore some type of mask that covered his lower face during the stick-up, said Cpl. Brad Summerlin, spokesman for the Rocky Mount…

July 16, 2018

A new person in charge of the local Disabled American Veterans chapter is holding a special upcoming meeting to address some of the issues and concerns veterans are facing in an effort to help them receive better care and live healthier lives.

Martin Hill, a veteran service officer who said he has…

July 16, 2018

Garland Clark envisioned downtown Rocky Mount having a chance to be reinvigorated and revitalized even when there was little to no activity or traffic happening in the central part of the city.

Clark, a city of Rocky Mount employee for 28 years who works as the gas system supervisor in the…


July 16, 2018

A local group is readying to train teenagers and young adults in a vocational skill while preparing them for a high school equivalency test.

Peacemakers’ Vocational Training program is a 16-week program for 16- to 24-year-olds who haven't earned a high school diploma.

The deadline to apply is…

July 16, 2018

The Rocky Mount Mills is teaming up with Sound Rivers to bring a unique event to the area.

The inaugural Tap the Tar event will be held on Sept. 22 on the Rocky Mount Mills campus and will feature beer tasting, a wide variety of food options and live music.

More than 15 breweries will be on hand…

July 16, 2018

Family time at the Harrison Family YMCA is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being and connect to the community.

The YMCA has always been a place where…


July 16, 2018

North Carolina's first advocacy group for persons with metastatic breast cancer — the North Carolina Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance — has been established.

Stephanie L. Walker, RN, BSN, said she founded the group in order to make metastatic breast cancer patients, like…

July 15, 2018

From a local competition in Rocky Mount to a regional contest in Washington, D.C., Owen Black is going national. The local power-hitting kid displayed his fence-clearing swing to secure a spot in the national competition of Major League Baseball’s Jr. Home Run Derby.

Black, a 13-year-old from…

July 15, 2018

Nash County’s newest charter school plans to open its doors in the next few weeks.

Global Achievers School had originally planned to operate in the Bailey/Middlesex area, but that situation did not work out, said Lisa Swinson, the head of Global Achievers Academy. However, the school did find…


July 15, 2018

A new conflict of interest policy under consideration by the Rocky Mount City Council may affect whether some council members will have a vote on certain matters — possibly including the Rocky Mount Event Center.

The proposed policy presented to the council during last week's Committee of the…

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