November 16, 2018

Despite the cold and rainy weather outdoors, people inside the cozy main mill building of the Rocky Mount Mills enjoyed chili, craft beer and music on Thursday in support of the Meals on Wheels of Rocky Mount’s fifth annual Beans and Brews.

Jan Warren, executive director of Meals on…

Suspect charged with bank robbery

November 16, 2018

An accused bank robber is behind bars after being charged with stealing money last week from a Rocky Mount bank.

David Viverette, 28, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, obtaining property by false pretense, possession of a stolen vehicle and felony larceny. Cpl. Brad Summerlin,…

Police charge man in armed robbery

November 16, 2018

Rocky Mount police arrested a man this week and charged him with robbing a 31-year-old man and taking his iPhone.

Tyreik Smalls, 20, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was jailed under a $150,000 secured bond in the Nash County Detention Center.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public…

N.C. Wesleyan to sponsor Teacher Appreciation Day

November 16, 2018

The N.C. Wesleyan College Teacher Education Department is hosting a Teacher Appreciation Day on Saturday for all Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools educators.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the southern lawn in front of the Braswell Building on the campus. The event will feature…