September 24, 2016

Rocky Mount police have charged a local man in connection with a pair of recent robberies and a recent attempted robbery.

Darius Whitaker, 22, of Rocky Mount has been charged in the Sept. 13 robbery of Family Dollar on Goldrock Road

He also has been charged in the Sept. 6 robbery of a Marathon gas…

Teen charged for attempted break-in

September 24, 2016

A Rocky Mount man has been charged with breaking and entering after a reported burglary attempt on Thursday morning on King Richard Court.

Darius Cooper, 19, of Rocky Mount was arrested at 6:46 a.m. at a residence on King Edward Court after a report of an attempted break-in at 6:30 a.m. at a…

Nonprofit provides home for local family

September 24, 2016

A nonprofit Christian housing organization recently dedicated a home to a local family.

Single mother Niqua White and her three children —— Delontae Richardson, Kaliyah Richardson and Xavier Jenkins —— moved in Friday to a new three-bedroom home equipped with a…

Brewmasters a mainstay in Wilson

September 23, 2016

Spend two minutes talking to Morkos Youssef, and you feel the passion radiate from his words.

Mixing in a few profanities while discussing the spirit of the Brewmasters, Youssef is a man who is widely misunderstood in the community at large.

People look at Brewmasters’ social media…