March 21, 2018

Good food teamed up with a good cause Tuesday during the Tar River Chefs Showcase in Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College.

The fundraising event for the United Way Tar River Region featured fare from eight restaurants and a VIP Pre-Party that included a sushi and sake tasting,…

Suspects used online listings to find break-in targets

March 21, 2018

In the wake of the arrest of a ring of suspects accused of stealing kitchen appliances from empty houses across Eastern North Carolina, authorities are warning owners and real estate agents to be careful when posting online information and photos of homes for sale.

More than 70 residences in a…

Rocky Mount Mills seeks city’s OK for motel

March 21, 2018

The Rocky Mount City Council has postponed a decision on rezoning property at Rocky Mount Mills.

Developers want to rezone 5.42 acres located at 20 East Elm St. and an adjacent parcel from residential to business with the only permitted uses being motel, hotel or motor court operations.

A public…

YMCA to sponsor Easter event

March 21, 2018

As part of the YMCA’s initiative to involve families and their children in events that are fun and family-bonding, the Harrison Family YMCA is holding a free, Easter Family Event from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday.

This event is open to the community and everyone is…