March 19, 2017

Rocky Mount police are hoping to run down leads on another pair of hit-and-run cases that happened Tuesday only hours apart from each other, each involving a Ford Fusion.

Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run Tuesday at 2:23 p.m. at a business on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road. Officers…

Local police chief arrested

March 17, 2017

A Nash County law enforcement officer is behind bars in Franklin County, charged with allegedly assaulting his girlfriend late Tuesday night.

Middlesex Police Chief William Murray was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor assault on a female and misdemeanor communicating threats and jailed…

Family grieves for slain man

March 15, 2017

A Rocky Mount man is being remembered fondly by his family today, four days after he was gunned down in his home.

Flowers and balloons formed a makeshift memorial outside Alcindor Marcellais Wardrick Jr.’s home Tuesday at 620 Short St. White balloons and blue and white flowers…

Traffic stop nets heroin bust

March 15, 2017

A partnership between the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force, the Halifax County Drug Task Force and the N.C. Highway Patrol led to a major drug bust Monday during an ongoing heroin trafficking investigation.

According to a press release sent out late Monday night by the Nash County Sheriff’s…