November 21, 2017

Cameron Schulz left a successful, high-paying job in the corporate world in search of another challenge.

Schulz, a graduate of Duke University, spent six years in Columbus, Ohio, working as a senior merchant for well-known upscale clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Although Schulz said he…

Edgecombe Schools hires new assistant superintendent

November 21, 2017

Edgecombe County Public Schools has hired a new assistant superintendent to help fill the role left vacant when the current school superintendent assumed her role.

Dr. Stacy Stewart has joined the central office staff of Edgecombe County Public Schools as the new assistant superintendent for…

Two face larceny charges for store theft

November 21, 2017

A Belk employee and a local resident face larceny charges in connection with the theft of clothing Saturday from the department store.

Rocky Mount police were called to Belk about a reported fraud involving an employee and another person. After an investigation, police recovered $1,720.99 worth of…

More shoppers look online for Black Friday deals

November 20, 2017

Shouldn’t there be an easier way to find the best Black Friday deals over the upcoming four-day shopping holiday weekend?

Jon Vincent, founder of EarlyBlackFriday.com, thinks so. Vincent says he has found a way to simplify the shopping experience by consolidating Black Friday ads from…