July 17, 2019

The upgrade of Wesleyan Boulevard and the proposed widening of Sunset Avenue, Eastern Avenue and Old Carriage Road are hardly the only major highway projects on the books in the Rocky Mount area.

In northeastern Nash County, the trumpet-shaped N.C. 4 and Gold Rock interchange with Interstate 95…

Candidate assaulted during robbery

July 17, 2019

Mayoral candidate Bronson Williams was assaulted about 7 p.m. on Friday as four suspects robbed the Roc-Cade establishment he owns.

Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said his office received a call regarding suspects taking money from the business at 1151 N. Wesleyan Blvd.…

NCC Foundation wraps up campaign

July 17, 2019

The Nash Community College Foundation Board of Directors completed a successful community campaign which began in March and ran through June.

Led by the NCC Foundation’s volunteer board, the annual campaign raises funds to support deserving students seeking help with their educational…

Sunset interchange set for 2023 completion

July 16, 2019

Motorists are eventually going to see major state highway improvement projects in Nash County become a reality.

A key project is to convert the Sunset Avenue and Eastern Avenue corridor from mostly two lanes to a four-lane superstreet from Little Easonburg on the northwest side of Rocky Mount to…