November 19, 2018

People in the Twin Counties looking for a place to eat a burger somewhere other than a usual chain restaurant might want to check out a recently opened spot in town.

Barley and Burger, with a specialty of gourmet chef-driven burgers and local craft beer, opened Thursday at 2921 Zebulon Road.…

Local principal awarded national fellowship

November 19, 2018

North Edgecombe High School Principal Donnell Cannon recently was selected as one of 15 Opportunity Culture Fellows nationwide.

The 15 fellows come from multi-classroom leaders and principals serving in school districts that have adopted the Opportunity Culture model. This…

NCC, CITI High officials confer on SkillsUSA program

November 19, 2018

Administrators from Nash Community College recently met with leaders at the Center for Industry, Technology & Innovation High School to share information about SkillsUSA — a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.


Gunmen hold up convenience store

November 19, 2018

Rocky Mount police are looking for two suspects who robbed a local convenience store at gunpoint on Tuesday.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public information officer of the Rocky Mount Police Department, said two black male robbers both wearing masks, gloves and dark clothing entered a convenience store in…