July 02, 2016

With consumers buying fireworks during the Fourth if July holiday, public safety officials are stressing the importance of staying safe during fireworks displays and other activities over the long holiday weekend.

For the fifth straight year, Corey Mercer has contracted out with TNT…

Sharpsburg clerk faces embezzlement charges

July 02, 2016

A former Sharpsburg town clerk faces embezzlement charges stemming from an investigation by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.

Selena Hope Taylor, 50, was arrested Friday without incident on warrants totaling five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official or trustee.…

Jailers charged with smuggling items to inmates

July 02, 2016

Two Edgecombe County detention officers recently were charged with bringing illegal items to inmates.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday that it received information on June 8 that an inmate was in possession of a cell phone. A search was conducted that turned up a cell…

Sheriff's office honors retirees, announces promotions

July 02, 2016

NASHVILLE — Three employees of the Nash County Sheriff’s Department, including a K-9 officer, were honored in their retirement Thursday at the Retirement, Awards and Employee Recognition Ceremony held in Nashville.

Before the ceremony began, Sheriff Keith Stone thanked Nash County…