May 23, 2019

A Rocky Mount native has a football helmet with almost all of the autographs of the living Super Bowl-winning coaches —  and the headgear includes the autograph of one since-deceased all-time great pro gridiron coach.

The amassing of autographs has been a long-running project of sports…

Officials stress holiday travel safety

May 23, 2019

Local and state officials are urging safety this Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year.

“Know your travel route. Make sure there's no delays, leave early and give yourself plenty of time,” said Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

To make…

Two charged in woman's murder

May 23, 2019

NASHVILLE — A Nash County relative of a Raleigh woman reported missing on Monday is charged with murdering her, while a second person is charged with being an accessory, the county’s top lawman said Wednesday.

Cleavon Williams, 44, of the 4200 block of Biltmore Lane southeast of Spring…

NCC students build kiln, make pottery

May 23, 2019

Nash Community College history students recently built a kiln and made pottery using natural resources found on the campus.

Members of the class made primitive bricks and learned about creating structural stability within a large clay mound similar to reinforcement bar that is found in modern…