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May 25, 2016

A serious traffic accident this morning involving a tractor-trailer in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 caused traffic delays along the interstate near Rocky Mount.

Sources at the scene said they believed the accident resulted in a fatality, but N.C. Highway Patrol troopers were busy...


Local students tapped for All State Band

May 25, 2016

Ten students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently represented the district in an All State Band Clinic in Chapel Hill.

In order to earn the opportunity to try out for All State Band, students must place in the highest seats of the Eastern District All District Band. The top...


Schools chief unveils academic plans

May 25, 2016

The superintendent of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is ready to throw students in the deep end of the pool — academically.

“I believe that the focus of education is to promote critical thinking,” Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Shelton Jefferies said....


First baby born at new women's center

May 25, 2016

Family and staff welcomed the first baby at the new Nash Women's Center earlier this week.

Seleim Eldessouky, weighing 8 pounds and 5 ounces, was born Monday to Yasser and Marwa Eldessouky. Both mother and baby are happy and healthy.

Dr. Tommy Harris, of Englewood OB/GYN Associates,...