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February 15, 2019

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. today to officially recognize the opening of the new home of the Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School.

The high school, which has been meeting in mobile units on the campus of Nash Community College since it…


Book reading to mark Black History Month

February 15, 2019

Lenette Britt, author of “Ma B’s Lesson on Black History,” will be the focus of two local events.

She will be at a book signing today at Word Tabernacle Church and is scheduled to read at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Braswell Memorial Library.

Britt said she grew up reading Dr.…


New K-9 officer begins training

February 14, 2019

TARBORO — There is a new member of the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, and she is the first of her kind.

Penny, a 12-week-old liver and brown bloodhound, was donated to the agency on Jan. 26 by Tim Braddy of Tarboro-based East Coast Canine and James Lockhart of Northfork Bloodhounds in…


Police seek leads in homicide

February 14, 2019

Rocky Mount police are asking for information regarding the city’s fifth homicide of the year. This time, the victim is a woman.

The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a phone call about 10:57 a.m. Wednesday from Nash County Communications asking for help in assisting EMS with an…