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October 21, 2018

The Rocky Mount Police Department partnered with area schools and local law enforcement agencies on Oct. 1, recognized as World Day of Bullying Prevention, implemented to raise awareness about bullying and cyberbullying.

Twenty-three schools as well as the…

October 21, 2018

Rocky Mount police are looking for a thief who stole $350 of hair grooming items.

The owner of Hair Solutions on the 100 block of Western Avenue arrived at the store on Wednesday morning to find that the someone had broken into the business, damaging a glass panel. About $3 in cash and $350 of…


October 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount City Council is set to meet in a special called Committee of the Whole prior to its regularly scheduled Monday evening meeting.

The council will continue discussion relative to items remaining from the Oct. 8 committee agenda, according to a press release from the city. One topic…

October 20, 2018

Students at Rocky Mount Prep got a surprise visitor Friday as Harlem Globetrotter Anthony “Ant” Atkinson visited each of the elementary school classrooms. 

The charter school was not the only school that Atkinson toured Friday. He also visited Williford Elementary School and N.…


October 20, 2018

Two candidates have stepped up to run for the District 2 seat Wendy Wilson is vacating on the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.

Dean Edwards is a lieutenant with the State Highway Patrol and has 26 years experience in law enforcement. He said he wants to run for office because he…


October 20, 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.

The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers. Through the years, the award has been bestowed on thousands of North Carolinians who…

October 20, 2018

Tropical Storm Michael left a considerable amount of yard waste in its wake, delaying the pick up of bulk waste in Rocky Mount.

The city's Public Works and Water Resources Department reported that the number of stops has increased more than 2½ times since the storm passed through the area,…

October 20, 2018

Dozier Karate Academy is the most active Karate academy in the area.

Dozier Karate is more than a Karate class. It teaches self discipline, control and confidence. Parents are looking for more for their children in Martial Arts. Dozier Karate becomes an extension to the parents’ hand to help…


October 19, 2018

NASHVILLE — The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region held its traditional major fundraising event in which youth and adults enjoyed a meal together and got to know each other.

The Clubs’ annual Steak & Burger Dinner was held Thursday at the Rose Hill Conference Center…


October 19, 2018

The situation grew tense Thursday night during a joint meeting of Nash County commissioners and the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education as county commissioners raised questions about the school board’s consideration of cutting 13 employees from the payroll in an attempt to balance…

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