More From News

August 18, 2019

People hear about instances of human trafficking on a regular basis, thinking it is happening someplace else.

“That’s the problem, especially in smaller communities,” said Kenny Sumner, executive director of SAFE — Support-Advocate-Fight-Educate, a nonprofit organization…

August 17, 2019

While most traditional public school students in the Twin Counties will be starting school in a little over a week, many schools in the area already have started classes.

School starts on Aug. 26 for traditional public school students because that is the earliest date the N.C. General Assembly will…


August 17, 2019

Three candidates seeking to be Rocky Mount’s next chief executive faced extensive questions Thursday during a debate at Benvenue Country Club.

One of them included what they would do about the threat of gentrification that low-income and African-American communities feel is happening in and…


August 17, 2019

The Rocky Mount Police Department has just released information about a commercial robbery of a Rocky Mount ABC Store.

Police responded to the incident about 8:51 p.m. on Aug. 10. A man reportedly entered the ABC Store #8 on the 1300 block of Westwood Drive moments before brandishing a handgun at a…

August 17, 2019

Rocky Mount police charged a man Wednesday for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Fonnell Parker, 41, was arrested in connection with an incident that occurred about 12:25 p.m. Wednesday at the office of Time Financing Services on the 2300 block of Sunset Avenue. Parker reportedly was driving…

Fonnell Parker.jpg

August 17, 2019

Mu Chapter members of NC-State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently attended the NC-State Convention.

Tobey Worthington accepted the Communications Excellence Award and was installed as 1st vice president of NC-State DKG for 2019-21; Margie Parker Brantley accepted…


August 17, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education is seeking a new chief communications officer in the wake of the resignation of Patricia Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth has served the Nash-Rocky Mount school district for five years, earning her doctorate degree in educational leadership and administration…

Hollingsworth USE.jpg

August 16, 2019

The Nash Community College Board of Trustees met Friday to give final approval to the selection of Lew Hunnicutt as the fifth president to serve at the college in its more than 50-year history.

Members of the board met in closed session Friday morning to await final approval from the State Board of…


August 16, 2019

Three candidates for mayor who participated in a debate on Thursday afternoon all made clear crime is of the utmost concern in Rocky Mount.

Robert Lee Alston, Kevin Jones and Sandy Roberson appeared at a gathering sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club and television station WHIG at Benvenue Country…


August 16, 2019

One of the four candidates for mayor of Rocky Mount ended up leaving a debate before the event started on Thursday at Benvenue Country Club, apparently over wanting to video the event.

The gathering was sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club and local television WHIG. Retired Brig. Gen. Arnold Gordon-…

659 stories in News. Viewing 9 through 18.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 66
        Next Page»   Last Page»