February 26, 2017

More than $100,000 in new performance bonus incentives were awarded to select teachers in the Twin Counties last month as a result of two new pilot programs established last year by the N.C. General Assembly.

The two programs, which were outlined in the 2016 state budget, reward exceptional…

City crews replace gas lines along U.S. 301

February 26, 2017

Initial work is being done on a more than $20 million future infrastructure expansion of U.S. 301 in Rocky Mount between May Drive and Benvenue Road.

Local motorists riding around Rocky Mount have probably noticed some city of Rocky Mount crews doing some work in front of the Sam’s Club,…

Fire department serves community in many ways

February 26, 2017

When your mission is “to serve the city of Rocky Mount by protecting lives and property through quality and excellence in service,” then it is vital to have measurable statistics that prove you not only believe in that mission, but strive to achieve it.


Off-duty officer foils robbery attempt

February 26, 2017

Rocky Mount police and Nash County deputies are looking for a pair of would-be thieves after an off-duty New York police officer on vacation fended off the pair in an attempted robbery Tuesday at a Gold Rock motel.

Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery at 1:17 p.m. at a motel on…