Open House to feature library technology

The Friends of Braswell Memorial Library are set to host an open house event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the library to showcase everything in the library – except the books.

  • Police seek information in homicide

    Family and friends of a man shot to death Thursday night at his own home are stunned.

  • School board to look at federal programs

    The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education monthly meeting will now begin earlier Monday after the board agreed to move up the time and have the work session on a different date.

  • North East Prep works to boost performance

    TARBORO – North East Carolina Preparatory School is making changes in the wake of a state warning that the school is in danger of receiving a “designation of inadequate performance” for not meeting mandated state standards for student proficiency or academic growth.

  • Police investigate homicide

    Rocky Mount police are investigating the city's third homicide of the year.

  • New exhibit to open at Imperial Centre

    After weeks of shuttered doors, the Imperial Center is welcoming guests again Saturday with the premier of the new Children’s Museum exhibit and several new exhibits in the Arts Center.

Woman charged with assault on oficer

A Rocky Mount police officer was not seriously injured despite a woman’s efforts to resist arrest by throwing bleach on him.Authorities said officers responded around 4 p.m.

Local students earn academic honors

Several local students recently were recognized for academic accomplishments.

State officials ask feds to end red wolf reintroduction

RALEIGH — North Carolina wildlife officials are asking the federal government to declare red wolves extinct in the wild and end three decades of efforts to reintroduce the endangered species in the state.

McCrory, Cooper running about even in fundraising

RALEIGH — Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and potential Democratic 2016 election rival Roy Cooper were about even with campaign cash entering 2015.