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June 23, 2017

Court dates have been announced for two people arrested Tuesday in connection to a Saturday homicide in Rocky Mount.

Daquan Foster, 19, and Demetrius Archibald, 32, both of Rocky Mount, are scheduled to appear today in N.C. District Court in Nashville in connection to the shooting death of Steven…

June 23, 2017

Police are investigating a copper theft that happened Monday at a soon-to-be N.C. Wesleyan College dorm.

Police responded to a report of a commercial burglary early at 1:43 a.m. on the 200 block of North Church Street. They said the building is the location of a former hotel, adding it was recently…

June 23, 2017

A trio of vehicles were broken into at a local business early this week, with items worth more than $900 taken.

Police responded to a report of a vehicle break-in at 1:40 a.m. Monday at a business on the 1800 block of Stone Rose Drive. When they arrived, they found two vehicles — a 1987…

June 22, 2017

Roughly 400 area children gathered Wednesday at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences to learn more about members of the reptile family.

Braswell Memorial Library hosted the event, which was presented in two sessions Wednesday by the Kernersville-based CCSB Reptile Rescue and…


June 22, 2017

After six months of research, Nash County emergency workers are still scratching their heads as to why Nash County ambulances transport more people than most other North Carolina counties.

“We're being utilized more than all the counties included in the study,” said Dalton Barrett, a…

June 22, 2017

Four young professionals have gone into business together and will be selling what many thought was a product of the past inside a longtime facility under new ownership in downtown Rocky Mount.

Kellianne Davis, Richard Draper and Madison and Michael Keith are all partners of a new vinyl record…

June 22, 2017

State Employees’ Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation recently presented $10,000 four-year college scholarships to three local graduating high school seniors for study at one of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina System.

The scholarships were presented by SECU…

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June 21, 2017

Two more people have been arrested in connection to a homicide Saturday morning in Rocky Mount.

Rocky Mount police arrested Daquan Foster, 19, of Rocky Mount and Demetrius Archibald, 32, of Rocky Mount Tuesday in connection to the shooting. Foster was charged with one count of first-degree murder…

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June 21, 2017

The U.S. 301 Bypass north of Benvenue Road will be widened to six lanes in a road improvement project expected to last two years, state transportation officials announced this week.

The N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $28-million contract for the project to PLT-RBP JV Construction in…

June 21, 2017

The Down East Partnership for Children recently graduated its 11th class of Community Fellows.

Roughly 16 graduates completed the 10-week leadership program, which began in 1995. The program is designed for emerging or existing community leaders in Nash and Edgecombe counties. The stated…

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