January 19, 2018

Five-year-old Isiah Brantley had the time of his life Thursday playing in the snow with his family.

“He's out of school and having fun,” Isiah's father, Erik Brantley, said. He added Isiah's too young and having too much fun to realize he'll have to make up the past several snow days.…

Wesleyan enrollment sets record

January 19, 2018

A record number of new students enrolled this spring at N.C. Wesleyan College.

N.C. Wesleyan Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing Judy Rollins said 64 new students arrived on campus to begin classes last week. Wesleyan topped the 1,000-student mark for the first time in school…

Annual furniture sale to kick off downtown

January 19, 2018

Thousands of people are expected to come out for the big traditional warehouse sale set to take place this weekend in downtown Rocky Mount.

The first day of the 2018 Bulluck’s Gigantic Warehouse Sale runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and continues from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the historic…

Snowstorm blankets Twin Counties

January 18, 2018

For the second time this year, snow is blanketing the Twin Counties, causing local and state authorities to urge residents to stay home and off roadways.

“Don't go out. If you have to go out be cautious, be patient,” said Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Gov. Roy…