May 23, 2017

Local residents will soon have another grocery shopping option in the Twin Counties.

Lidl, a Germany-based discount supermarket chain and leading European retailer with nearly 10,000 stores in 26 countries throughout Europe, recently announced the new Rocky Mount Lidl grocery store at 940 N.…

Trial begins for homicide suspect

May 23, 2017

TARBORO — The trial of a Sharpsburg man accused of stabbing another man to death in August 2015 officially began Monday in Tarboro.

Alphonzo Harvey, 54, of Sharpsburg, appeared Monday in N.C. Superior Court in Tarboro to stand trial on a charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing…

Traffic stop leads to weapons charges

May 23, 2017

Two people face weapons charges after police stopped their vehicle Saturday night in Rocky Mount.

Police stopped a vehicle at 11:53 p.m. on Boone Street near Smith Street for a traffic violation. Clarence Ervin Johnson Borum, 27, of Rocky Mount and Jada Katika Hardy, 18, of Rocky Mount were inside.…

Wesleyan names new human resources chief

May 23, 2017

Timothy H. Ozment will be joining N.C. Wesleyan College to lead the areas of human resources, benefits, career services, leadership academies and internships.

Ozment comes with a wealth of human resources experience, having spent the last 16 years at MBM Corp., which is now a part of McLane…