June 14, 2018

An assistant superintendent for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools accused of public drunkenness is due in court at the end of the month.

Leonodus Farrow Jr., 46, of Winterville, was charged by the Greenville Police Department with being intoxicated and disruptive, which is a misdemenor, and being in…

Traffic stop nets major heroin bust

June 13, 2018

In the largest heroin bust in Nash County history, deputies seized nearly four pounds of heroin late Monday.

This is equivalent to approximately 40,350 bindles — or individual packs — with an estimated street value of approximately $807,000, said Sheriff Keith Stone.

"With the increase…

Man charged with arson in hotel fire

June 12, 2018

Local police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to a fire at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Motel 6 on Wesleyan Boulevard.

Alvin Lee Whitaker, 51, was charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with one count of arson and jailed in the Nash County Detention Center.…

Fate of Tarboro man who vanished in 2006 still unknown

June 10, 2018

TARBORO — An Army veteran living in a local nursing home took a walk years ago and hasn't been seen since.

Clarence Earl Jenkins, who is now 60 if he's alive, checked himself out of Britthaven Assisted Living Facility on Western Boulevard in Tarboro and left on foot March 12, 2006. It was…