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December 10, 2017

Rocky Mount police are still investigating a shooting that occurred Dec. 3  at the Quality Inn on the 1200 block of Benvenue Road.

Police responded to a call about shots being fired and arrived to find that Room 109 of the hotel had been damaged by gunfire. The occupant of the room, a 46-year…


Lieutenant governor speaks at Wesleyan commencement

December 10, 2017

The 251 graduates at N.C. Wesleyan College’s December commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts were offered some life lessons from Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, who served as the keynote speaker.

Forest has served as lieutenant governor of North Carolina since…


Links chapter gathers for White Rose Luncheon

December 10, 2017

The members of the Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently hosted their fifth Biennial White Rose Luncheon at the Greenville Hilton in Greenville.

The theme for the occasion was a “Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show.”

The Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro…


Tarboro wins fifth state championship

December 09, 2017

RALEIGH —- The snow, the rain, the sleet and the cold only seemed to serve Tarboro. The undefeated Vikings this season were ground-and-pound specialists, anyways, not passing experts.

On a stingy state title Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium, a faithful and bundled crowd from Tarboro…