June 24, 2018

A Rocky Mount police officer was killed Saturday night in a collision with a commercial vehicle.

Officer Christopher Driver was on duty in his patrol car traveling on South Church Street at 10:35 p.m. when his car crashed into a commercial vehicle in the same lane, said Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public…

Slayings still haunt retired sheriff

June 24, 2018

WINSOR — A now-infamous police sketch may have helped a brutal killer slip away 25 years ago, according to a local law enforcement officer who worked the multiple-murder case.

A still-unknown suspect hid inside the Be-Lo grocery store on South Granville Street on the night of June 6, 1993.…

Annual Happening a fun day for all

June 24, 2018

Inside one of the many numbered plots painted in white on the lawn of the Tarboro Town Commons was a pop-up tent with unique items on display.

Anita Hunt, a Jamesville resident who runs Maw’s Country Creations with her daughter, Kathy Travis, was busy packing up custom quilts, blankets and…

State guides development of tire plants

June 24, 2018

Several officials and employees from the state Department of Transportation came down to Edgecombe County this past week for a first-hand look and brief tour of the Kingsboro Megasite that will be the home of Chinese tire manufacturer Triangle Tire’s first plant in the United States.

Gov. Roy…