September 21, 2017

Early one-stop voting opens today in the Twin Counties for four Rocky Mount City Council seats in two contested races and two unopposed contests.

Rocky Mount residents not already registered to vote will have to register and vote during early one-stop voting. The deadline to register to vote on…

UNC seeks hospital CEO candidates

September 21, 2017

Nash UNC Health Care may have a permanent CEO by the first of the year, the interim CEO of the hospital said Tuesday.

Ian Buchanan, who stepped into the role as interim CEO earlier this month, sat down with the Telegram to explain what the CEO search process will look like under the partnership…

Walk fights sickle cell disease

September 21, 2017

The brother and mother of a local woman are raising funds for families dealing with sickle cell disease by hosting a walk on Saturday. 

This is the third year that Jasmine Phillip’s mother has hosted a walk in her daughter’s honor. Jasmine died from the effects of sickle cell…

Five charged in hemp plant thefts

September 21, 2017

Five Edgecombe County men have been arrested in connection to recent hemp thefts.

According to a news release from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, an Edgecombe County deputy responded Monday to a report of a suspicious vehicle near a hemp field, whose location was not released. An…