August 23, 2016

The advanced placement U.S. history class at Nash Central High School is making history — quite literally.

Fourteen students who were enrolled in Coach Renny Taylor’s junior level AP history class last year spent a few weeks at the end of the year creating a video documentary of the…

Local student serves as U.S. Senate page

August 23, 2016

I was thrilled to be appointed to the the U.S. Senate Page Program by Sen. Richard Burr and confirmed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and genuinely appreciated Burr and his staff’s hospitality during my time on Capitol Hill.

The U.S. Senate Page Program was started in 1829 and…

Man charged with assault, multiple charges

August 22, 2016

A Rocky Mount man is behind bars today facing multiple charges.

Charven Gorham was arrested Friday at 416 Chester St. on a charge of aggravated assault. When authorities checked Gorham's information, a number of other active warrants were discovered against him, including unauthorized use of a…

Newton chides Cooper over voter ID law

August 22, 2016

A local lawmaker campaigning for the job of state attorney general wants the current office holder to resign over his refusal to fight for the state’s voter ID law.

N.C. Sen. Buck Newton, R-Wilson, has joined other leading state Republicans calling for N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper to…