April 19, 2019

Despite public denials, Rocky Mount Councilman Reuben Blackwell was aware of plans to break an agreement with Edgecombe Community College on downtown parking in favor of a housing project, according to emails obtained by the Telegram.

In answer to reader interest, the Telegram is posting 100 pages…

Mills set to open tiny house hotel

April 19, 2019

A unique approach to future lodging is quickly taking shape at Rocky Mount Mills as evidenced by 20 small structures of various colors and designs in the wooded area on the south side of East Elm Street.

Called River and Twine, the idea is to have a tiny house hotel as an option for guests to spend…

Teacher rally prompts cancellation of classes

April 19, 2019

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be closed May 1 because of a teacher protest march slated to take place that day in Raleigh.

“Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools leadership has been closely monitoring the volume of potential and current call-outs for the Day of Advocacy on May 1. In…

Police arrest suspected car thief

April 19, 2019

A 2008 Honda Accord that was stolen about 10:18 p.m. Monday from the 100 block of Nandina Court has been recovered and a suspect is now in custody.

The incident happened when the owner of the car started the engine and then went back inside her house. She saw someone in the woodline of her property…