March 26, 2017

Some families in the Rocky Mount area celebrated the first weekend of spring by combining family fun and a cultural experience as they enjoyed animal-related activities at the Dunn Center while waiting for the Tar River Orchestra’s performance of “Musical Zoo” to begin.


Police seek endangered teen

March 26, 2017

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Rocky Mount teen.

Tysheka Zhane Moss, 19, has been missing from her residence on the 600 block of Daughtridge Street since late Friday night. She was reported missing to Rocky Mount police about 11:17 p.m. on Friday. People…

Gold Rock motel owner appeals to county

March 26, 2017

A motel owner in Gold Rock is pushing back against Nash County authorities trying to close him down, claiming officials are trying to pull a land grab.

Masood Khan, owner and manager of the Gold Rock Inn at 7688 N.C. 48, purchased the property eight years ago for $1 million and has struggled to pay…

Girl Scouts robotics team competes in contest

March 26, 2017

Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines’ all-girl robotics team, the Gadget Girls, attended the second qualifying round of the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition on March 10-11 at the Greensboro District Event at UNC-Greensboro.

The Gadget Girls attended the first qualifying round in Pitt…