July 27, 2017

A Nash County Emergency Medical Services paramedic vehicle pulls up in someone’s driveway and people immediately assume a dire tragedy has befallen a neighbor.

But these days, the visit might just be from a new breed of paramedic who is simply there to prevent a tragedy from occurring. These…

New Dollar General set to open downtown

July 27, 2017

A national Tennessee-based retailer continues to build stores in the Twin Counties.

Dollar General is in the process of constructing the ninth Dollar General store in Rocky Mount. James Peden, property manager of Vanguard Property Group in Raleigh, said the goal is to complete construction of…

NCC grad receives grant to support business start-up

July 27, 2017

Recent Nash Community College graduate Kristopher Gupton of Littleton has been selected among applicants throughout the United States to receive $4,825 in seed money supporting the establishment of his small business, H&K Farms.

Gupton earned the Entrepreneur Award as a member of the National…

Deputies crack down on drug dealers in Gold Rock

July 26, 2017

Gangs, guns and drugs continue to be a problem at Gold Rock, according to Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone, who supervised a heroin dealer dragnet Tuesday.

“I'm tired of the politics involved,” Stone said. “It's time to move forward. We need to make Nash County safe.”