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August 15, 2018

The state Transportation Department is set today to convert a Nash County intersection into a four-way stop in an attempt to reduce traffic collisions.

The new four-way stop is at Old Carriage Road and Hunter Hill Road in Red Oak, just outside Rocky Mount. Before the change, drivers traveling on…

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August 15, 2018

TARBORO — Residents looking to use the two local recreational centers on Sundays will be allowed to for the forseeable future.

The Tarboro Town Council during its monthly meeting on Monday approved a measure to keep the Braswell Center and the M.A. Ray Center open on Sundays…

August 15, 2018

A new member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees was officially sworn in and a second member was reappointed at the board’s recent quarterly meeting.

The Edgecombe County Board of Education appointed Ricky Thompson of Tarboro to the board. Thompson is a financial advisor with…

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August 14, 2018

Rocky Mount Prep was put on lockdown Tuesday while authorities searched for a missing student.

The lockdown took place for more than three hours Tuesday afternoon after the student left the campus. Cpl. Brad Summerlin said a 15-year-old student had expressed some concerning thoughts to some friends…


August 14, 2018

SPRING HOPE — Global Achiever’s Academy, Nash County’s newest charter school, opened its doors on Monday for its first day of classes ever.

Students and teachers gathered at 7:40 a.m Monday in the gym at the Spaulding Resource Center in Spring Hope to begin their…


August 14, 2018

Nash Community College recently recognized three officers for completing the college’s 53rd Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy.

The three — Paul G. Pierce Jr., Joseph Cooper and Timothy H. Rackley — have been hired by Nash County Sheriff’s Office and Sharpsburg…


August 14, 2018

Rocky Mount truckers, for the second meeting in a row, rolled over the City Council's agenda Monday night, lining up to decry the city's new ban on parking big rigs on private residential properties.

Barring truckers from parking at their homes is unfair and unsafe, according to more than a dozen…

August 14, 2018

Rocky Mount police are seeking two suspects in connection with an armed robbery early Saturday at the Waffle House on Rowe Drive.

Two men, one armed with a shotgun and the other with an unidentified weapon, came in the restaurant about 6:15 a.m. and held employees at gunpoint. They demanded money…

August 14, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating a shot fired at an occupied vehicle early Sunday morning.

A 1991 Ford LTD driven by a 27-year-old man was damaged by gunfire at about 1:15 a.m. on the 100 block of South Wesleyan Blvd. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said the driver…

August 14, 2018

Residents of a Rocky Mount home were saved Saturday morning when an alert neighbor noticed that their house had been set on fire in what Rocky Mount police believe is an attempted arson.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said a neighbor noticed fire coming from the back of a…

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