December 09, 2016 - 51 minutes ago

Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans.

However, while choosing a resolution is easy, sticking to it can be impossible. The YMCA is encouraging everyone to stick to their resolutions this year and to…

Toy store aids low-income families

December 09, 2016 - 36 minutes ago

Though several organizations give free toys to low-income children at Christmas, Peacemakers of Rocky Mount is offering a different approach that empowers parents to choose and purchase toys for their kids at greatly reduced prices.

“A lot of the ways that people and organizations help…

Suspect charged in break-in

December 09, 2016 - 51 minutes ago

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Sunday following an investigation into a home break-in.

Montrail Richardson, 22, was arrested in connection to a Thursday home break-in, said police Cpl. Mike Lewis. Lewis said Richardson was arrested when officers saw him riding a bicycle on Raleigh Road that matched…

Nonprofit group offers affordable housing

December 08, 2016

The Rocky Mount-Edgecombe Community Development Corp. is continuing to help stimulate growth in Edgecombe County. 

In an effort to spur residential development and to revive and encourage homeownership in East Rocky Mount, the nonprofit organization recently constructed two new homes in the…