October 25, 2016 - 31 minutes ago

For the second time this month, Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday surveyed flood damage in Princeville and talked about efforts to help Edgecombe County recover from the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

The governor said he was moved by what he saw after touring Princeville.

“It’s a ghost town,…

Police search for armed robbery suspects

October 25, 2016 - 31 minutes ago

Rocky Mount police are asking for the public’s help to solve an armed robbery that happened at a local business on Friday.

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 10:06 p.m. at the Dollar General at 2710 Sunset Avenue. When police arrived on scene, they made contact with the…

Bill Clinton to campaign in Rocky Mount

October 25, 2016 - 31 minutes ago

Former President Bill Clinton is set to campaign for Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton in Rocky Mount today.

The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. at N.C. Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign Office, at 115 North Church St. Doors open at 10 a.m.

Clinton will discuss Hillary Clinton's…

Business owner sponsors adult prom

October 25, 2016 - 31 minutes ago

A local business owner who was amazed at how beautiful and handsome local teenagers were around prom time decided that she wanted to offer that same experience to adults who didn't attend their high school prom or who wanted to relive that moment.

Tyronsa Lawrence, owner and operator of Platinum by…