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April 18, 2018

Now that spring is here, students at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School are able to take better advantage of their new outdoor learning environment.

Students in Melissa Gay’s fourth-grade math class recently did their “classwork” outside.

Gay set up math problems at…


April 18, 2018

A Michigan man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with an online catfishing scheme involving a 15-year-old girl.

Tarboro police Chief Jesse Webb said in a statement Tuesday that the investigation began on March 8 after officers responded to Vidant Edgecombe…

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April 18, 2018

Nash County deputies nabbed two suspects Tuesday after a chase that ended on the lawn of a rehabilitation center in Rocky Mount. 

Just before noon on Tuesday, deputies assigned to the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force were patrolling the Nashville Road area in Rocky Mount when they…

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April 18, 2018

The unemployment rate dropped in most counties in North Carolina in February as a PNC economic outlook reports business owners around the state are optimistic about the state economy, national economy and their own company’s prospects.

According to the N.C. Department of Commerce, 74 out of…


April 18, 2018

Nash County deputies arrested seven suspects Sunday night at a local hotel in connection with an alleged heroin trafficking operation.

Deputies responded about 7 p.m. Sunday to Room 119 of the Super Star Motel on the 3200 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard regarding reports of suspicious activity.…

April 18, 2018

Rocky Mount has several events — including a jingle contest — scheduled to celebrate community development and fair housing through June, kicking off with a homebuying seminar today.

Fair housing is about eliminating housing discrimination and creating equal opportunity in every…

April 18, 2018

Several advocacy groups are holding a Town Hall meeting tonight in Nashville to discuss voting issues.

Titled “Fair Courts / Fair Votes Town Hall,” the event is meant to spotlight supposed legislative attacks on the state's courts by the N.C. General Assembly, said Logan Smith, the…

April 17, 2018

The Nash County Board of Commissioners is one step closer to selling Nash County Home Health.

The board held a required public hearing Monday in which no one spoke.

Home Health is a nonprofit organization created in the 1970s that provides medical care to at-home patients. The agency employs…

April 17, 2018

A first-time event was held Monday to help provide resources and employment opportunities to people who are transitioning back into the community from jail or prison in Edgecombe, Nash and Wilson counties.

The NEW Reentry Council is a coalition of community stakeholders who offer programs to…


April 17, 2018

The Rocky Mount City Council is seeking applicants for an upcoming vacancy due to the recent appointment of a council member to serve as a state superior court judge.

Councilman Lamont Wiggins was appointed late last month to serve as an N.C. Superior Court judge by Gov. Roy Cooper.

Wiggins, a…

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