April 26, 2018

A former Telegram publisher was among those honored by the United Way Tar River Region on Wednesday during its 11th annual Community Champions’ Luncheon.

The banquet, held in the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College, was attended by many organizations and people across the Twin…

Man charged with attempted murder

April 26, 2018

A domestic dispute on Monday night resulted in a woman being hospitalized from stab wounds and a local man being arrested by Rocky Mount police after a brief vehicle chase.

Wayne Wilkins Jr., 37, was charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony speeding to elude arrest. Cpl. Brad Summerlin…

Block party marks reentry week

April 26, 2018

A high-ranking state official joined local residents on Wednesday in Rocky Mount to support a community event by a local organization helping people with criminal records or coming out of prison readjust to society.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein was on hand at the NEW Reentry…

Traffic stop leads to weapons charges

April 26, 2018

A traffic violation on Tuesday night resulted in a man being arrested on gun charges by Rocky Mount police.

Torrin Lamont Thomas, 22, was charged with possession of firearm by a felon and misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said officers…