September 28, 2016

Hundreds of people from across the area will take steps to help raise money in the fight to stomp out deadly diseases affecting people locally and nationally.

The 2016 Twin Counties’ Heart Walk will take place Saturday at Sunset Park in Rocky Mount. Event organizers said activites for the…

Police arrest two shooting suspects

September 28, 2016

A Rocky Mount man was shot at his home Sunday, and two other local men have been charged in connection with the attack, according to police reports.

Rocky Mount police said they answered a call about an aggravated assault at 9:42 a.m. at a residence on the 500 block of Tyan Street. When police…

Missing toddler found unharmed

September 28, 2016

A mother and her child were reunited early Tuesday, ending a tense overnight search for a Rocky Mount toddler.

Rocky Mount resident Precious Hart reported her daughter, N'eveah Richardson, missing at 11:59 p.m. at a residence at 731 Nashville St. After officers responded to the call, Hart told them…

Local student serves as page in N.C. Senate

September 28, 2016

Rocky Mount High School student Jada Tamera Peterson recently served as a page in the N.C. Senate.

She is the daughter of Beverly Bobbitt of Rocky Mount. Peterson was sponsored by N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant and appointed by the Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham.…