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April 30, 2017

A shooting Monday night sent one person to the hospital, and police are searching for the person who pulled the trigger.

Police responded to a report of a shooting with injury at 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of the 700 block of North Church Street and West Virginia Street. Nash County Emergency…


April 29, 2017

The Week of the Young Child ended on Friday with a Read to Rise Luncheon that was attended by North Carolina’s first lady, Kristen Cooper, and a host of local dignitaries.

The luncheon focused on the state of young children in Nash and Edgecombe counties and the Read to Rise Campaign, which…


April 29, 2017

Local emergency officials are keeping an eye on the Tar River as its surge moves past the Twin Counties.

The river crested at around 2 a.m. Thursday in Rocky Mount, but isn't expected to crest in Tarboro until tonight at 25.9 feet at the town bridge river gauge. That's a drop of 5.5 feet from…


April 29, 2017

TARBORO — Tarboro residents will soon see a decrease in their electric bills.

The Tarboro Town Council unanimously voted during a special called meeting to pass a 4.4 percent rate decrease in energy charges from the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency to customers, which will be…

April 29, 2017

The Red Oak Town Council will vote on whether or not to help the county pay the cost of connecting the town to the county’s water service during its 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday at the Red Oak Town Hall.

County board chairman Robby Davis told council members during the group’s April 7…

April 29, 2017

Electronics worth more than $2,000 were stolen Thursday in a pair of home break-ins.

Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering at 2:54 p.m. at a house on the 1100 block of Beal Street. They said the victim told them she left the house at 9:30 a.m. and when she returned at 2…

April 29, 2017

The Nash County Board of Commissioners is set to discuss fire tax districts among other topics Monday morning.

The board will decide whether to allow Sharpsburg to be included in the Tri-County Tax District.

The Sharpsburg Town Council has requested the Nash County portion of the town be included…

April 29, 2017

The Harrison Family YMCA Board of Directors, staff and campaign volunteers recently kicked off the community phase of the YMCA’s 2017 annual support campaign to ensure that everyone in the area has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living…


April 28, 2017

NASHVILLE — The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education met with Nash County commissioners on Thursday to present a fiscal wish list that included $361,000 in additional funds to pay for seven teaching positions.

Superintendent Dr. Shelton Jefferies said the funds are needed as declining…

April 28, 2017

A local auto dealership is giving vocalists in the Twin Counties and surrounding areas the platform to have a chance at maybe getting on stage on a popular network television singing competition.

Rocky Mount Toyota Superstore at 943 N. Wesleyan Blvd. will be hosting a first-time audition event…

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