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June 25, 2016 - 40 minutes ago

Sixteen local teens gained an inside look at Rocky Mount law enforcement this week.

The Rocky Mount Police Department held a graduation ceremony Friday for its 16th annual Junior Police Academy. Through the course of the academy, students learned about a variety of law enforcement activities such…


Fifth suspect in homicide arrested

June 25, 2016 - 40 minutes ago

The fifth suspect in a Nash County homicide was arrested Thursday and is awaiting a first appearance in court on Tuesday.

Shandon Lamond Perry, 34, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of Tony Maurice Braswell, 21, last week in Nash County's first homicide in two and…


SECU Foundation awards scholarships at ECC

June 25, 2016 - 40 minutes ago

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded ten scholarships to Continuing Education students at Edgecombe Community College.

The SECU Foundation established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program in 2012 to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new…


Graduates complete OIC program

June 24, 2016

A loud ovation was given by the crowd after 22 graduates of the Opportunities Industrialization Center’s 2016 graduation class turned their tassels to signify them receiving their General Education Diploma certificates Thursday in the historic Booker T. Washington High School auditorium.…