July 16, 2019

Motorists are eventually going to see major state highway improvement projects in Nash County become a reality.

A key project is to convert the Sunset Avenue and Eastern Avenue corridor from mostly two lanes to a four-lane superstreet from Little Easonburg on the northwest side of Rocky Mount to…

Food trucks visit Sheriff's Office

July 15, 2019

TARBORO — “It’s like a new restaurant every Wednesday.”

That’s what Sylvia Lynch Mann posted on Facebook on May 13 when the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced plans to bring a different food truck to the agency’s office, located at 3005 Anaconda…

Downtown panel member questions hotel project

July 15, 2019

A consultant recently brought in by the Central City Revitalization Panel chairman to outline a Tennessee developer’s proposed multi-million dollar project for downtown Rocky Mount prompted questions and discussions.

Panel member Roslyn Haynes had what she believed was a key question.


Training, quick thinking save lives

July 15, 2019

The day Janeeka Harris saved a woman from suffering from serious effects of a stroke started out like any other day.

Harris, 25, works in the radiology department on the ground floor of Nash UNC Health Care’s Nash General Hospital, where outpatients come for X-rays and ultrasounds.