November 20, 2017

Shouldn’t there be an easier way to find the best Black Friday deals over the upcoming four-day shopping holiday weekend?

Jon Vincent, founder of EarlyBlackFriday.com, thinks so. Vincent says he has found a way to simplify the shopping experience by consolidating Black Friday ads from…

Man's conviction overturned on a technicality

November 20, 2017

Due to a technicality, the N.C. Court of Appeals has arrested judgment of a Rocky Mount man convicted of shooting at two police officers three years ago.

Konrad Christopher Butler, 50, was originally charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder. He was convicted last year of two counts…

St. Andrew's serves others with turkey giveaway

November 19, 2017

A local church wanted to show love to the community with Thanksgiving around the corner.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 301 S. Circle Drive in Rocky Mount gave away 80 one-pound turkeys to local residents Saturday. Elizabeth Mosley, food pantry coordinator for St. Andrew’s…

State group honors Nash-Rocky Mount maintenance work

November 19, 2017

Elbert Purvis, a maintenance employee for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, has been named the 2017 North Carolina Maintenance Employee of the Year.

The honor was revealed at the 45th annual Eastern Convention and Workshop of the North Carolina Public School Maintenance Association held in late…