February 19, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram has a new person in charge.

Kyle Stephens, who was the Group Publisher of Cooke Communications North Carolina’s Southern Group of non-daily newspapers, has succeeded Mark Wilson as the new publisher of the Telegram and begins his new role this week.

Wilson retired…

N.C. Wesleyan named a Military Friendly School

February 19, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, N.C. Wesleyan College has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

This year, the college was awarded the Bronze Designation. Bronze Award winners have programs that scored within 40 percent of the 10th-ranked institution within a given category.…

Woman killed in single-car crash

February 18, 2018

A 21-year-old driver was charged in a fatal crash that killed an 18-year-old female passenger from Tarboro on Saturday near the U.S. 64 Alternate bridge in Nashville.

Trooper Fred Demuth of the N.C. Highway Patrol said Anna Marie Alonso-Palacios died at the scene of the accident. Demuth said…

Police end man’s crime spree

February 18, 2018

A one-man crime spree in Rocky Mount came to an end late last week with the capture of a career stick-up man.

Shamir Antorrio Watson, 37, was charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with nine criminal counts, including being a habitual violent offender, armed robbery, larceny of a motor…