May 22, 2019

Doug Starr remembers the heyday of a downtown Rocky Mount teaming with cars, people and stores.

"I worked for Planters National Bank," Starr recalled on Tuesday. "And I could go out my front door of that building right over there that says 'PNC.' And I thought I had 10 places I could have lunch and…

Woman's disappearance deemed suspicious

May 22, 2019

The disappearance of a Wake County nursing assistant last seen late last week in Nash County is highly suspicious, according to local law enforcement officials.

Sarah Denise Patterson, 51, of Pinewinds Drive in Raleigh, was last known to be at a family member’s residence on the 4200 block of…

NCC ceremony bids farewell to graduates

May 22, 2019

Nash Community College celebrated curriculum commencement Friday, recognizing 555 students for completion of 680 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the college’s 51st annual graduation ceremony.

State Sen. Rick Horner, R-Nash, delivered the keynote address at the ceremony in Brown…

Moore family awards annual student honors

May 22, 2019

Reminiscent of Santa Claus, James Moore returns to Rocky Mount about this time every year with a sack full of trophies to distribute to good boys and girls at two local schools.

The Moore family has been giving out the awards at Baskerville Elementary for the past 15 years and recently began…