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September 27, 2016

Unlike last year’s opening rain out, the start of the 2016 Rocky Mount Fair on Monday was greeted with clear skies and fall-like temperatures in the mid-70s.

With free admittance until 7 p.m., 1,289 people walked through the gates and entered the fairground, said Norman Chambliss III,…


Police seek suspects in jewelry store theft

September 27, 2016

Rocky Mount police are looking for a pair of men wanted for a theft Friday at a local jewelry store.

Officers responded Saturday to a report of a larceny that took place 1:18 p.m on Friday at Bailey’s Fine Jewelry at 117 South Winstead Ave. Employees told the responding officers…


NCC recognizes Emergency Dispatch Academy graduates

September 27, 2016

Nash Community College recognized seven new Emergency Dispatch Academy graduates in a recent ceremony held at the Continuing Education and Public Services Building.

Megan Webb Coggin, Jacqueline Richardson, Robert Vaughan, Amatullah Mercer, Spencer Skinner, Abigail Genaudeau and Stephanie Arrington…


Dog Olympics celebrates local pets

September 26, 2016

A couple years ago, it was far-fetched to think a small pekingese dog named “Alice,” who was dressed in a little blue tutu, small blue and black cone hat and a bow tie around her neck would win first place for best dog costume at the annual Dog Olympics at Riverside Veterinary Hospital.…