August 29, 2016

Sweltering temperatures in late August didn’t keep more than 200 volunteers from stepping up and helping construct a much-needed project in a longtime neighborhood in Rocky Mount Saturday.

Through a partnership with the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the City of Rocky Mount Parks and…

Church-goers gather for prayer walk

August 28, 2016

 A legion of church-goers from more than 30 different churches across the Twin Counties came together Saturday to show unity in Rocky Mount and pray for better times ahead.

The fifth annual Rocky Mount God Belongs in My City Prayer Walk was organized by resident Tim Suber, who after moving…

Cooper speaks at fundraising event

August 28, 2016

As he continued on the campaign trail, N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper stopped in his hometown in Nash County on Saturday to deliver a speech at a local political event at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium.

Cooper, the Democratic nominee for governor, spoke at the Nash County…

Police search for gunman who shot at home

August 28, 2016

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying who shot into a home Aug. 23 on the 700 block of West Thomas Street.

Officers said Monique Speed, 46, of Rocky Mount called police just after midnight Tuesday morning to report hearing shots being fired.

When authorities arrived…