Thrift store expansion helps faith efforts

Faith Christian Ministries of Nash County thrift store has been doing God’s work in the community for 30 years.

Teens charged in string of break-ins

Two Rocky Mount teens were arrested Thursday in connection with a string of break-ins throughout the city.

Retired educators add new members

The N.C. Association of Educators has reorganized.

Hagan, Tillis fight battle of ‘extremes’

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that’s how Democratic U.S. Sen.

  • Plans for N.C.-Va. high-speed trains starting slowly

    RALEIGH —Plans for high-speed train service in North Carolina and Virginia seem to be starting slowly.

  • Deputy kills man at fast-food restaurant

    FAYETTEVILLE — Authorities in Cumberland County say a man was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy as attempts were made to serve him with a criminal warrant.

  • Police say student took school bus on joyride

    ELIZABETH CITY — Police in Elizabeth City are trying to determine how a student was able to drive a bus from an elementary school parking lot.

  • Gaston County teenager struck, killed by car

    CRAMERTON — The N.C. Highway Patrol says a 14-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a car in Gaston County while walking to school.

  • Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

    CHAPEL HIL – Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students – nearly half of them athletes.

Hagan, Tillis fight battle of ‘extremes’

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that’s how Democratic U.S. Sen.

  • Two challenge District 7 school board member

    Three candidates are seeking the District 7 seat on the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.

  • Outside groups spend millions to sway voters

    RALEIGH — Early in-person voting started across North Carolina on Thursday, and if you haven’t been called or visited by someone wanting you to vote now, don’t worry — you’ll probably be contacted soon.

  • Sheriff candidates square off over issues

    Education and training versus on-the-job experience fueled the discussion Thursday night as the candidates for Nash County sheriff met onstage at the NAACP Candidates Forum at the Edgecombe Community College Auditorium.

  • Political hopefuls outline views at forum

    Residents got an opportunity to hear the platforms, listen to local issues addressed and have their questions answered from the candidates vying for the District 7 seats on the Nash County Board of Commissioners and Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education on Thursday night during a forum sponsored by the Northgreen Village Association at the Northgreen Clubhouse.

  • Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him

    CORNELIUS — Mitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.