April 21, 2019

A downtown Rocky Mount business has been serving customers for nearly three decades now.

Davis Furniture Co., located at 163 S.E. Main St., uses approximately 16,000 square feet to offer bedroom sets, dining room sets and living room sets, as well as appliances and electronics. The company is going…

Scholarship fundraising drive nears end

April 21, 2019

Kevin Jones is feeling hopeful.

The Bulldog Alumni Club Scholarship fund drive is in full swing, with a little over a week to finish gathering donations for local scholarships.

“Last year we gave out 14 $1,000 scholarships, so this year our goal is to do at least one better and give out 15 or…

Pan-Hellenic Councilhosts Financial Aid Seminar

April 21, 2019

The National Pan-Hellenic Council of Rocky Mount recently sponsored a Financial Aid Seminar at Braswell Memorial Library.

The seminar was presented by Ray Battle, general manager of the Tar River Consumer Group LLC. He provided students and their parents or guardians with information on how, when…

Police seek suspect in woman’s assault, robbery

April 21, 2019

A 79-year-old woman was robbed and assaulted Tuesday on the 1000 block of Arlington Street. 

The woman returned home from shopping and as she got out of her car was approached by man who snatched her purse. The woman was injured slightly in the course of the encounter. The man then fled the…