March 22, 2017

A former Rocky Mount police officer has been charged in connection with a Tuesday night homicide, according to Rocky Mount police reports.

Police responded to a report of an aggravated assault at 9:56 p.m. on the 700 block of Powell Drive. When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old man suffering…

Zoo animals pay visit to library

March 22, 2017

Braswell Memorial Library played host to some very special guests from the N.C. Zoo on Tuesday at an event for local youths.

Almost 100 children attended the event, dubbed Animal Wrappers. The children, who were with after-school groups from the Harrison Family YMCA and Boys & Girls Clubs of…

Nash board honors Morgan

March 22, 2017

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Commissioners plans to honor the late Billy Morgan with a concrete tile in front of the county administration building in downtown Nashville.

Morgan served six terms on the board, retired last year and died in January at age 84.

The tile dedicated in…

Wesleyan Dance team takes first place in competition

March 22, 2017

The N.C. Wesleyan College Dance Team recently took first place in Epic Dance Nationals "Reach the Beach" competition in Ocean City, Md.

The judges commended the team on their energy, choreography and enthusiasm.

According to Cheer and Dance Coach Kayla Wygal, most teams practice every day in…