March 24, 2017

A gunman robbed a local bank late Friday morning, causing two Nash County schools to be temporarily put on lockdown.

Nash County Sheriff’s Deputies, Highway Patrol and N.C. Forestry Service responded to a report of an armed robbery at 11:28 a.m. at the Southern Bank on 8315 Red Oak Boulevard…

Deputies arrest suspect in armed robbery

March 24, 2017

A Zebulon man has been charged with robbery after being arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed robbery at a Nash County store.

Nash County deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at 12:51 p.m. at the Express Mart on 13577 West N.C. 97 in the Murraytown community just inside Nash…

Traffic stop leads to drug bust

March 24, 2017

A Florida man was arrested on drug and counterfeiting charges Wednesday following a traffic stop on Interstate 95 in Nash County.

Nash County Deputy J.S. Winstead conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at 10:15 a.m. on Interstate 95 at mile marker 139.5 for speeding. When deputies approached…

Slaying spurs fights at high school

March 23, 2017

A former police officer and a local teenager have been charged in connection to the shooting death of a Rocky Mount teen late Tuesday night, an event which led to reported fights Wednesday at Nash Central High School.

Police responded to a report of an aggravated assault at 9:56 p.m. Tuesday…