August 21, 2017

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT Pa. — A lot of the 12- and 13-year-olds at the Little League World Series have outgrown the fields on which they play, making home runs the main attraction during games.

Not against the team from Greenville.

North State’s pitchers followed Friday night’s perfect…

Solar eclipse to present stellar show

August 21, 2017

Some local residents, including a former assistant county manager, have big plans for the rare solar eclipse that will be the biggest show in the heavens this afternoon.

When Rosemary Dorsey, former Nash County assistant county manager, retired at the end of June, other staff members decided to…

Theology institute helps strengthen community ties

August 21, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan College continues to strengthen connections with the local community through its Youth Theology Institute.

After a successful inaugural year, the Youth Theology Institute returns with two weeks of residential camps. Nearly 40 teens, primarily from Eastern North Carolina, attended…

Police seek suspects in drive-by shooting

August 20, 2017

Two people escaped injury in a shooting that happened Tuesday in Rocky Mount.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 5:41 p.m. at a house on the 1000 block of Godwin Lane. They said two people were inside the home when the shooting happened but were not wounded.

Two vehicles — a 2005…