July 31, 2016

No arrests have been made in the death of a southern Nash County man found gunned down in a field six weeks ago.

James Calvin Graham Jr., 52, was “shot by others” and died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to his death certificate, which lists his manner of death as a homicide.


Nash County sheriff to promote three officers

July 31, 2016

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office will promote three tenured employees Monday to represent a more diverse agency, especially in the supervisory ranks.

The positions being filled will be a jail administrator, a patrol lieutenant and a patrol sergeant.

“These new supervisors are…

Summer graduates bid farewell to high schools

July 31, 2016

The 2015-16 school year ended about a month ago for most students.  

But for one group of students, it wrapped up just last week.

Eighteen students from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools received their diplomas and finally got to turn their tassles Thursday at Southern Nash High School. The…

Hospital awards grants to community organizations

July 31, 2016

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital recently hosted its annual Community Benefit Grants Reception, disbursing $90,000 to eleven local community agencies.

This marks the eleventh year that the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Development Council has provided funding through the Vidant Health Foundation. The…