May 25, 2019

A former local resident is working to renovate a more than century-old two-story building in downtown Rocky Mount.

Zack Poll, 33, since 2013has  been engaged in his project, which is at 234 S.W. Main St.

Poll said his plan is for the bottom part of the structure to be open for commercial use…

Parker Middle student honored for achievement

May 25, 2019

At the end of the 2017-18 school year, the Moore family, the matriarch of whom was Christanna Dancy Moore, decided to give something very extraordinary back to the Rocky Mount community.

After formally establishing and naming it a few weeks earlier, James Moore presented the inaugural Jimmy Jones…

Local developer arrested at City Hall

May 24, 2019

A prominent local property developer learned firsthand about serious new security measures at City Hall on Wednesday when police arrested him for trespassing.

Troy Davis, 31, is charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with second-degree trespassing and resisting a police officer. He's accused…

YMCA celebrates fundraising effort

May 24, 2019

Staff mem­bers at the Har­ri­son Fam­ily YMCA had much to cel­e­brate Thurs­day night at the Even­ing of Con­nec­tiv­ity held at the Rocky Mount Mills as they made his­tory with this year’s an­nual giv­ing cam­paign.

This year, the…