September 19, 2018

Rocky Mount and Tarboro utilities crews are helping restore power in some of the harder hit areas of North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Three crews with a total of about 15 linemen deployed earlier this week to render mutual aid.

The crews have bucket trucks, service trucks and…

School closures discussed at forum

September 19, 2018

WHITAKERS — Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools administrators and staff came Tuesday night to Swift Creek Elementary School to participate in the first of three public forums designed to allow community members to express their thoughts about the proposal to close the three oldest…

Authorities nab murder suspect

September 19, 2018

U.S. Marshals in Atlanta have arrested a suspect in a recent Nash County homicide.

Darius Nike Taylor, 20, of the 2400 block of McNair Street in Wilson, has been charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon in the shooting death of 27-year-old Marquise Raheem Norfleet…

Three win NCC Tuition Raffle Contest

September 19, 2018

Nash Community College recently announced the winners of the Tuition Raffle Contest held this summer.

Students who paid their fall tuition by Aug. 16 were entered into the raffle with winners selected randomly.

Campus Store gift certificates were awarded to Amber Gardner, $100; Ashton Bunn, $50;…