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.”


Suspects sought in ATM assault, robberies

July 26, 2017

Rocky Mount police are looking for two suspects in connection with an assault and a pair of robberies at a local ATM.

The assault victim reported to police that two black men in their late 20s demanded her belongings and assaulted her while she was in her car at an ATM on the 900 block of…

Sibblings earn college credits during high school

July 26, 2017

“My older brother, Stephen, attended Nash Community College during high school and as a result he truly excelled at the four-year university. The course credits and experience he gained at Nash helped him prepare for, and make the most of, his academic experience … so I decided to do…

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon closes its doors

July 25, 2017

A longtime restaurant in Rocky Mount shutdown operations Monday.

Marilyn Ruggles, vice president of marketing at Restaurant Investment, confirmed Texas Steakhouse & Saloon at 711 Sutters Creek Blvd. next to Target is no longer in business. Ruggles said the Texas Steakhouse on 126 Gateway Blvd.…