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April 30, 2016 - 43 minutes ago

Teams representing all six Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools middle schools competed in the Middle School Battle of the Books competition on March 22.

Nash Central Middle School won the competition, Edwards Middle School finished second and Southern Nash Middle School finished third....


Local bank marks 10th anniversary

April 30, 2016

A homegrown bank in the Twin Counties has reached a milestone.

Providence Bank celebrated 10 years in business this month. The community bank headquartered in Rocky Mount on Winston Avenue opened its doors in spring 2006.

In addition to Winston Avenue, Providence Bank has a second...


Kindergarten registration opens

April 30, 2016

As one school year draws to a close, another school year approaches — and this means kindergarten registration is at hand.

The time period for preregistration at schools has ended, but parents can still register students through May at one of three Nash-Rocky Mount Public...


Suspect charged in rape

April 30, 2016

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Thursday night in connection with the rape of an acquaintance in March.

Travis Santel Horne, 27, of the 700 block of Kingston Avenue in Rocky Mount, was charged with second-degree forcible rape and first-degree burglary. He was jailed in Nash County...