July 15, 2019

TARBORO — “It’s like a new restaurant every Wednesday.”

That’s what Sylvia Lynch Mann posted on Facebook on May 13 when the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced plans to bring a different food truck to the agency’s office, located at 3005 Anaconda…

Downtown panel member questions hotel project

July 15, 2019

A consultant recently brought in by the Central City Revitalization Panel chairman to outline a Tennessee developer’s proposed multi-million dollar project for downtown Rocky Mount prompted questions and discussions.

Panel member Roslyn Haynes had what she believed was a key question.


Training, quick thinking save lives

July 15, 2019

The day Janeeka Harris saved a woman from suffering from serious effects of a stroke started out like any other day.

Harris, 25, works in the radiology department on the ground floor of Nash UNC Health Care’s Nash General Hospital, where outpatients come for X-rays and ultrasounds.


Food pantry seeks land to build home

July 14, 2019

A ministry and food pantry presently operating in a former supermarket in Spring Hope could be relocating to a permanent home if a person, business or corporation can be found to donate land.

April Baker, executive director of A Touch of the Father’s Love, told the Telegram a businessman has…