October 21, 2016

The race for the N.C. House District 7 seat will feature two familiar faces this year.

Republican William Duke Hancock II is facing off against Democratic incumbent Bobbie Richardson in N.C. House District 7, which includes portions of Franklin and Nash counties. 

This year’s race is…

Boys & Girls Clubs focus on future

October 21, 2016

NASHVILLE — The annual local Boys & Girls Club Steak and Burger dinner Thursday at the Rose Hill Conference Center was highlighted by the unveiling of a new era, and two people from different generations shared their story of how the national organization serves as an after-school program…

City to offer low-cost rabies vaccinations

October 21, 2016

The city of Rocky Mount will host another Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at the former Rocky Mount Animal Shelter at 1101 North Church St.

The event, administered by Hicks Animal Clinic, is held often in order to provide safety for animals — and…

Man charged with possession of stolen handgun

October 21, 2016

A Rocky Mount man is facing weapons charges after being arrested Wednesday.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 8:40 p.m. at 413 Dexter Street. When officers arrived, they found a large group of people at the scene and proceeded to pat down each person to check for weapons and other…