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June 28, 2016

Rocky Mount comic book readers, sci-fi fanatics and horror movie buffs will have plenty to do for the next month as the city's sole comic shop offers “Christmas in July.”

Special guests for the month-long celebration include Christos Gage, award-winning writer on the mega-hit Netflix…


Fire destroys mobile home

June 28, 2016

An Edgecombe County mobile home was destroyed by fire Monday morning, according to local fire officials.

No one was injured in the fire, which occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Wildflower Lane, said Chief Jerry Dixon of the Heartsease Volunteer Fire Department.

“The fire was fully…


Edgecombe schools recognize Beginning Teacher of the Year

June 28, 2016

Adrienne Lauchert of W.A. Pattillo Middle School was named the Edgecombe County Public Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year at a year-end celebration for teachers who have participated in the district’s Beginning Teacher Support Program.

auchert has just completed her second year of teaching.…


Carolina Charm offers women a 'Night Out'

June 27, 2016

The ninth annual Charm Night Out is set to offer its usual blend of fun, food, fashion and more on Tuesday at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts.

Sponsored by Carolina Charm and the Rocky Mount Telegram and co-sponsored by longtime Charm supporters Rocky Mount Family Medical, Nash UNC Health…