March 23, 2019

NASHVILLE — A Nash County man wanted on a charge of first-degree murder of his wife is behind bars in Nashville.

Lynn Keel, 57, was brought to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office for booking late Friday afternoon after he was extradited from Arizona, where he had been apprehended by state…

Eighth-grader saves brother’s life

March 23, 2019

TARBORO — An ex­ceptional stu­dent at W.A. Pattillo Mid­dle School re­vived his lit­tle brother ear­lier this month with spe­cial skills he learned at school.

Quan­tavi­ous Pittman, 13, is an eighth-grade stu­dent in Theresa Glast’s…

Suspect leads officers on chase

March 23, 2019

A Rocky Mount man with a prior criminal record is behind bars on firearms and fleeing charges after leading Edgecombe County deputies on a lengthy vehicle chase on Thursday, authorities said.

A deputy tried to halt Raekwon Briggs, 23, on Fairview Road for allegedly driving with an expired license…

School custodian faces gun charges

March 22, 2019

A now-former custodian at a school in Edgecombe County is facing criminal charges, including a felony offense, after having been discovered to have a firearm on school property while he was on the job earlier this week, authorities said.

Jerome Faison Jr. on Monday allegedly made threats to the…