July 19, 2018

Several area teachers are being taught this week about solar energy and how to pass on that knowledge to students in the coming school year.

The teachers are taking part in training sessions that began on Tuesday and will end today at Phillips Middle School.

“We are offering these free…

New eatery seeks to fill need

July 19, 2018

A new local restaurant recently opened up at the corner of Springfield Road and U.S. 64 Alternate West in Rocky Mount.

Owner Jesus Grande, 41, has been serving customers at Brian’s Barbeque Restaurant since July 7 at 14402 U.S. 64 Alt. Grande said the location had been closed for a year…

Man charged with vandalizing patrol cars

July 19, 2018

Deputies have arrested a man in connection with the vandalizing of vehicles at the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.

Kaesean Deandre Pitt, 26, of N.C. 97 in the Battleboro community, has been charged with 15 counts of injury to personal property, given a $100,000 bond and placed in the Edgecombe…

Police seek leads on getaway car

July 19, 2018

Authorities have released a surveillance photo of the getaway car used in the robbery of the Walgreens last week on Sunset Avenue.

The suspect vehicle is described as a new model orange or brown SUV possibly a Nissan or Infiniti.

The suspects are described as:

■ A black man with a slim build…