March 19, 2018

A long-serving local lawmaker has retired to accept appointment to a state commission.

N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, said she has mixed emotions about leaving office.

“I am so appreciative of all the support and votes I have received and will continue to be active in the community on…

Edgecombe deputy laid to rest

March 19, 2018

TARBORO — An Edgecombe County deputy was laid to rest on Sunday, a week after the fatal wreck that claimed his life while he was on duty.

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Deputy David Lee’Sean Manning, including more than 400 law enforcement officers from local agencies…

Three accused in appliance thefts

March 19, 2018

Local authorities are accusing a trio of suspects with breaking into at least 50 residences in a dozen North Carolina counties and stealing kitchen appliances.

Charged in the break-ins are Thomas Glenn Wiggs, 44, Kimberly Dale Adams, 49, and Wesley Adam Narron, whose age was not available.

The trio…

Governor aids backstop project at Northern Nash

March 19, 2018

Fans of Northern Nash baseball will be able to see the action through a different lens — or better yet, material.

The Knights, with the help of an ambitious and generous fundraising campaign supported by Gov. Roy Cooper, a 1975 Northern Nash graduate, made it possible for the school to…