February 24, 2017

A former Southern Nash High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a student.

Rebecca Shea Reeves, 33, was charged with two counts of sexual activity with a student after being arrested by Madison County deputies.


City officials look to boost tourism

February 24, 2017

The Rocky Mount City Council spent the second day of its annual retreat getting a first-hand look at some of Charlotte’s key tourist sites while also getting some insight into how to grow Rocky Mount’s tourism industry.

Council members spent part of the day Thursday touring the…

Girls explore engineering careers

February 24, 2017

Eighth-grade students in the Girls in Engineering, Math and Science club explored the inner workings of Rocky Mount on Thursday as they toured the engineering department, the engineering field office and the energy resources field office.

The trip for these students from Rocky Mount Middle School…

Black history event focuses on fashion

February 24, 2017

The Rocky Mount Senior Center paid tribute to African-Americans’ contributions to America’s popular culture in a unique way Thursday as part of the city’s Black History Month events.

More than 200 people attended an event called Black History Through Fashion at the senior center.…