December 02, 2016

The campus of N.C. Wesleyan College glowed with holiday lights Thursday as the college launched the Christmas season.

As a preview to the annual Christmas play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Wesleyan hosted a family-friendly holiday event featuring a live nativity scene…

Winter scarves given to the homeless

December 02, 2016

Traci Thompson was puzzled when she saw several winter scarves tied around trees and others hanging on tree branches Monday around the parking lot of Braswell Memorial Library.

“I thought it was a sign for trees being marked to be cut down,” said Thompson, the…

Bailey man faces child sex charges

December 02, 2016

NASHVILLE— A Bailey man is in jail facing child sex charges, authorities said.

John Milton Battle, 33, was arrested Tuesday and charged with six counts of sexual offenses with a child. Capt. Todd Wells of the Nash County’s Sheriff’s Office said authorities didn’t want to…

Deputies bust suspected drug dealer

December 02, 2016

A Rocky Mount man recently was arrested by authorities and is facing several drug charges, officials said.

Domnick Garner of 840 Shearin Andrews Road was charged on Nov. 21 with trafficking heroin, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, felony possession of marijuana,…