August 31, 2016

While Southern Bank has opened up its new facility, construction is ongoing on a more than $1.8 million N.C. Department of Revenue service center off Country Club Road.

James Rabil, owner and CEO of Chambliss and Rabil Contractors, said the new 32,000-square-foot service center being built by…

Slaying shakes rural community

August 31, 2016

A quiet southern Nash County community remained in shock Tuesday in the aftermath of the violent death of one of its own.

Dan Yancey Glover Jr., 56, of Samaria, was found dead Friday morning at his home, the victim of an alleged assault. Though originally reported as a heart attack, an…

Undercover drug operation busts 36 suspects

August 31, 2016

More than 30 people are behind bars facing more than 100 charges after the culmination of a two-month undercover drug operation last week in Rocky Mount.

The Rocky Mount Police Department's Narcotics and Gang Task Force spent the past two months conducting an undercover investigation called…

Basketball Bonanza helps kids hone skills

August 31, 2016

Basketballs making contact with the surface of the gym floor and the heavy panting from kids trying to catch their breaths echoed off the walls in the South Rocky Mount Community Center gym as a result of free basketball clinics Thursday.

RiseUp! Elite Sports Academy worked with Rocky Mount Parks…