February 16, 2018

An inmate who escaped from a nearby prison earlier this week was captured Friday in Rocky Mount.

Clayton Ray Campbell, inmate number 1454355, was apprehended by the state's Prisons Emergency Response Team and local law enforcement at around midnight after several hours on the lam. He was taken into…

Gym helps kids release their energy

February 16, 2018

NASHVILLE — A local woman has started a walk-in community play facility that is designed to build different skill areas for children of all abilities.

Shannon Barger is the owner of On the Move Gym at 802 E. Washington St. in Nashville that opened in October. The facility is dubbed a sensory…

Pastor makes second bid for House seat

February 16, 2018

Hoping that the second time is the charm, a local pastor has filed to run to represent Nash County in the N.C. House.

The Rev. James Gailliard, a Democrat, filed his notice of candidacy Thursday for N.C. House District 25.

Gailliard, who lost to N.C. Rep. Jeff Collins, R-Nash, in 2016, will face…

Physician praises work of pregnancy center

February 16, 2018

A renowned physician, author and pro-life activist was the keynote speaker at Thursday night’s Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center’s annual Celebrate Life Banquet.

Dr. Robert E. Jackson, a family practice physician based in Spartanburg, S.C., spoke on the topic…