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September 30, 2016

Actor Jeffrey Wright will visit Rocky Mount on Saturday as part of a three-city swing though North Carolina to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

He is scheduled to make a campaign appearance at 2 p.m. at Greater Joy Baptist Church at 820 Nashville Road to talk…


Local men hit lottery jackpots

September 30, 2016

SPRING HOPE — Nash County has beaten the odds by producing not just one, but two $10 million jackpot winners in the Ultimate Millions game sponsored by the N.C. Education Lottery.

David Winstead of Nashville produced the third $10 million prize winning ticket in the Ultimate Millions…


Gardner honored with state's highest award

September 30, 2016

Jim Gardner was one of seven North Carolinians recently awarded the state's highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, by Gov. Pat McCrory during a ceremony at the Raleigh Marriott City Center.

The Rocky Mount native received the award for public service.

Known for his courage and…


United Way helps provide free medicine

September 30, 2016

As she walked out the door of the Impact Center at Word Tabernacle Church with a bag of free medicine, Beulah Wilkins offered her gratitude Thursday for the variety of medications given to her and nearly 1,000 people from across the Twin Counties.

“It’s awesome, and one of the…