February 23, 2019 - 49 minutes ago

A specialty store for dogs is leaving downtown Rocky Mount after only a year in business for a larger place just off the busy junction of Sunset and Winstead avenues on the northwest side of the city.

Tosha Aldridge, 40, co-owner of Muttley Crew, said the store is going to shift from a suite at…

Longtime Edgecombe commissioner dies at 82

February 23, 2019 - 49 minutes ago

Jonathan Kerr Felton Sr., 82, who served Edgecombe County residents for nearly 50 years, first as a member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees and then as a member of the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners, died Thursday at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.

By order of county…

Driver thrown from vehicle in wreck

February 23, 2019 - 49 minutes ago

A man who was thrown from his vehicle in a one-car rollover accident was lucky enough to escape with his life.

The Battleboro Community Volunteer Fire Department, Edgecombe County EMS, Edgecombe County deputies and state troopers were dispatched to the 4300 block of Battleboro-Leggett Road at about…

Garden Club hears presentation on terrariums

February 23, 2019 - 49 minutes ago

The Rocky Mount Garden Club kicked off the New Year with a program on terrarium arrangements.

The guest speaker, Master Gardener Anne Sickenger, educated the members and their guests about terrariums, their upkeep and ease. She was quick to point out the simplicity of these “mini…