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March 25, 2017

About 200 business, industry, and health care leaders and Edgecombe Community College faculty recently gathered on the Tarboro campus Advisory Board Night.

ECC advisory boards consist of professional leaders, community members and faculty who are experts in the subject area of their board. More…


March 25, 2017

A man wanted in connection with an assault on a pizza delivery driver on March 13 has turned himself in to police.

Antonio Richardson surrendered to police at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday at the Rocky Mount Police Department at 330 South Church St. Police responded to the call at 9:10 p.m. at…

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March 25, 2017

Rocky Mount police are making tracks as they investigate a hit-and-run that happened late Thursday night.

Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run at 9:53 p.m. at a house on the 1600 block of Hammond Street. They said the victim told them she was inside her house when she heard an unidentified…

March 24, 2017

A gunman robbed a local bank late Friday morning, causing two Nash County schools to be temporarily put on lockdown.

Nash County deputies, N.C. Highway Patrol troopers and N.C. Forestry Service officials responded to a report of an armed robbery at 11:28 a.m. at the Southern Bank on 8315 Red Oak…

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March 24, 2017

TARBORO — There's a new sheriff in town.

Clee Atkinson Jr., a master trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol, has been selected as the next Edgecombe County sheriff to fill the term vacated by James Knight who retired earlier this year.

“Remember this: Help is on the way,”…


March 24, 2017

Since becoming an employee-owned company in November 2014, Freedom Industries Inc. in Rocky Mount has grown as a business.

The local full-service contracting company in electrical, mechanical and fabrication was recently rewarded as the 2017 employee-owned company of the year for the Carolinas…


March 24, 2017

Two of Rocky Mount’s finest were honored by their own Thursday at a local organization’s annual awards ceremony.

Rocky Mount Fire Capt. John Thomas Barnhill and Rocky Mount police Cpl. Harrison D. McDaniel were named the city’s fireman and policeman of the year at the…


March 24, 2017

TARBORO — The North East Carolina Prep School board of directors met in a special called meeting Thursday night to discuss calendars and curriculum and to hold a nearly one-hour closed session to discuss personnel matters.

The board of directors approved a calendar for the 2017-18 academic…

March 24, 2017

A Zebulon man has been charged with robbery after being arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed robbery at a Nash County store.

Nash County deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at 12:51 p.m. at the Express Mart on 13577 West N.C. 97 in the Murraytown community just inside Nash…

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March 24, 2017

A Florida man was arrested on drug and counterfeiting charges Wednesday following a traffic stop on Interstate 95 in Nash County.

Nash County Deputy J.S. Winstead conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at 10:15 a.m. on Interstate 95 at mile marker 139.5 for speeding. When deputies approached…

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