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February 16, 2019

A Twin County Hall-of-Famer lost her Rocky Mount home to a fire Saturday.

Jean Almand Kitchin said she's lucky to have escaped the blaze. Her four-bedroom, three-bath house in Candlewood was destroyed in an early morning fire. The house is valued at $240,000. No one was injured in the fire.

Kitchin…


Police charge man with murder

February 16, 2019

A Rocky Mount man is accused of shooting an elderly woman in the head.

Tyquon Marquese Draughn, 21, was charged early Saturday by the Rocky Mount Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Draughn is accused of shooting 65-year-old Sandra Faye Epps of Rocky…


ECC pays tribute to former leader

February 16, 2019

The Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College now has a new name. 

The Lamm Building, as it is now known, was recently named after former ECC President Deborah L. Lamm, who retired in May 2018 after 14 years at the helm of…


Downtown merchants look to future

February 16, 2019

The Downtown Merchants Association is ready to take the main stage with the grand opening of a new business and a membership drive.

For the past year, the group of business owners and investors has been organizing, but it’s time to get to work, said association President Tarrick Pittman, who…