January 18, 2018

For the second time this year, snow is blanketing the Twin Counties, causing local and state authorities to urge residents to stay home and off roadways.

“Don't go out. If you have to go out be cautious, be patient,” said Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Gov. Roy…

New details of fatal train crash emerge

January 18, 2018

The train wreck that killed a Whitakers couple has left the community in mourning, the sister of one of the victims told the Telegram.

Clairbel Thomas, the sister of Dorothy Lyons, said the couple were well-liked in the community because of their service to their fellow man.

“They were…

Newspaper deliveries may face weather-related delays

January 18, 2018

Note to our print subscribers:

Carriers for the Rocky Mount Telegram are making every effort to deliver your newspaper in this inclement weather. Your patience is very much appreciated.

Please call our Customer Service representatives at 252-407-9907 if you have not received a paper.Thanks for…

Hospital board names new CEO

January 18, 2018

After a six-month search, Nash UNC Health Care’s Board of Commissioners announced Wednesday that it has named a new chief executive officer to lead the hospital.

Dr. L. Lee Isley will take the helm on April 1 as the organization’s new president and CEO. Isley, who has board…