May 29, 2016

Keenya Staten is in the process of hopefully opening her new weight loss clinic called Anew Weight Loss Center sometime in the near future.

Staten, who is a family nurse practitioner, works in the offices of Dr. Monique Brown in downtown Rocky Mount. However, Staten said, she has...

Services to honor fallen heroes

May 29, 2016

Several local communities will hold Memorial Day ceremonies on Sunday and Monday to honor those who died in battle.

“As a veteran, I feel the same as many veterans — that people need to honor those who have died in the service of our country,” said James Ervin, chaplain...

Escaped killer remains free

May 29, 2016

The search for a Nash County convicted killer who escaped from prison has dragged on for decades.

Robert McWilliams is dangerous and shouldn't be approached, said Keith Acree, a spokesman for the N.C. Public Safety Department.

McWilliams has been at large for many years and is...

Tarboro ministry offers hope to teen moms

May 29, 2016

TARBORO — As a teen mother, Kim Laws saw little way out of her situation; now, as a minister, the Rev. Kim Laws offers a Door of Hope to others who feel they have little hope to cling to.

Laws founded the Door of Hope Extended Ministries Inc. in June 2014 as part of the...