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October 16, 2018

A once-empty building on Sunset Avenue has probably caught the attention of passing motorists.

That’s because of a mural being painted by a local high school student.

Lorah Beth Currin, 16, a junior at Faith Christian School, has been hard at work for the past few weeks painting several…


October 16, 2018

A 31-year-old woman was shot early Sunday morning at the Sheetz gas station on the 1600 block of Benvenue Road.

Jalencia Mills was struck by a bullet during a shooting at about 2:43 a.m. Sunday in the Sheetz parking lot. The police report listed her as having internal injuries.

Mills was…

October 16, 2018

North Carolina will continue to have robust job growth coupled with low employment going into 2019, which is a good sign for struggling areas like the Rocky Mount metropolitan area that has made modest gains economically as it continues to slowly recover from the recession, according to national…


October 16, 2018

NASHVILLE — Nash UNC Health Care has a remedy for its financial ailments.

Lee Isley, the hospital's president and chief executive officer, made a presentation to the Nash County Board of Commissioners during its regular monthly workshop meeting Monday.

Isley told the board that while the…


October 16, 2018

Students can save on college application costs by applying this week to a participating North Carolina college during College Application Week.

During this week, many North Carolina colleges and universities waive application fees. Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College and nearby…

October 16, 2018

The Gene Haas Foundation recently awarded Nash Community College a $30,000 grant to support students taking classes in the Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum.

The funds primarily assist Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship recipients and also provide financial assistance for National Institute…


October 16, 2018

A 2009 Saturn was stolen Sunday morning and located Monday in ruined condition.

The vehicle was stolen from a home on the 700 block of Columbia Avenue. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said the owner of the vehicle had a few people over to her house on Saturday night and at…

October 15, 2018

Arkham Comix was relatively zombie-free on Saturday as it celebrated Walking Dead Day in Rocky Mount.

The event was part of nationwide celebration of the 15th anniversary of “The Walking Dead” comics from which the popular television series is drawn. 

Bill Young, who co-owns the…


October 15, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating an early Sunday morning homicide and kidnapping that took place on Leggett Road.

Police responded to a call of a shooting with injury at 2:10 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived at the home on the 2000 block of Leggett Road, they found the victim, Deante Antoine…

October 15, 2018

A local organization dedicated to improving the lives of disabled or disadvantaged people through work assessment, job training and placement is holding a charity event where people will have the opportunity to feel like they’re in the city that never sleeps.

Tri-County Industries will hold…

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