October 27, 2016

North Carolina’s secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources got a firsthand look at the rewards of historic tax credits during a tour Tuesday of Rocky Mount Mills.

Secretary Susan Kluttz made a special stop in Rocky Mount to tour the city and to speak to residents and city leaders.

She said…

Officials investigate fatal wreck; one dead

October 27, 2016

One person was killed and another hospitalized after a Monday night wreck in Rocky Mount.

Danielle Clowser, 22, of Rocky Mount, was killed in the accident near the intersection of U.S. 64 and Buck Leonard Boulevard, according to Rocky Mount police. Jake Pitchford, the driver, was transported to…

Second larceny suspect arrested

October 27, 2016

A second suspect wanted in connection with a jewelry store larceny last month is behind bars.

James Cradle, 28, of Rocky Mount, turned himself in at a local magistrate’s office, according to Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin. Cradle was placed under a $15,000 secured bond at Nash…

Leaders debate rebuilding merits

October 27, 2016

PRINCEVILLE — Residents are moving back into less damaged parts of town while officials debate the merits of rebuilding in the same low-lying area and a state lawmaker calls for a special session of the N.C. General Assembly to fund Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.

Residents of Southern…