New local COVID cases decreased dramatically over the past week, Twin Counties health directors reported this week.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Grace Nelms Batchelor was always known as a virtuous woman.
Nash County commissioners are expected to announce next week their choice as the next county manager, Board of Commissioners Chairman Robbie Davis said in a recent interview.
Crime in Rocky Mount was down last month compared to September 2020.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
An inmate escaped Wednesday from the Nash County Detention Center but was soon captured by law enforcement officers.
Gov. Roy Cooper announced this week that Hubbell Power Systems is adding to its plant operations in Rocky Mount.
A recent City Council work session included nearly an hour of discussion about calling for the management to bring back for future discussion a proposal focusing on having the Parks and Recreation Department be able to do more in terms of maintenance of public grounds in Rocky Mount.
The Rocky Mount City Council held a special called meeting of the Committee of the Whole on Monday at the Rocky Mount Event Center and voted to present at least three potential ward maps at a public hearing that is slated for Oct. 25.
A local man was recently ordered to serve a 20- to 25-year prison sentence after an agreement with the District Attorney’s Office to plead guilty to having committed second-degree murder of a local woman two years ago, records said.
Rocky Mount police arrested four suspects in connection with a shooting last week in which the shooting victim is also one of the suspects who was caught in the crossfire.
A Chipotle Mexican Grill is going to be opening in the future at the edge of the Sutters Creek Plaza shopping center in the northwestern part of the city, a company spokeswoman told the Telegram.
Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson last week was preparing to leave a parking lot on Fairview Road in Rocky Mount when he saw a vehicle heading toward Bedford Road at a high rate of speed.
Ricky Rapoza of Rocky Mount, a drummer and singer of Top 40, beach music and gospel songs, recently purchased a $5 scratch-off ticket and rocked out to the tune of a $200,000 win.
Bulluck Furniture will host Vietri Inc. founder and CEO Susan Gravely during a special event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct 30 in the store at 124 S. Church St. in downtown Rocky Mount.
TARBORO — Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson said his deputies had no time to react Thursday when a 32-year-old man with a history of mental illness stabbed one deputy in the back two times before being fatally wounded by another deputy.
A special called work session of the City Council is set for 4 p.m. Monday for the council to discuss two proposed maps of redrawn council ward lines as part of redistricting to ensure equal representation as a result of the 2020 U.S. Census.
The Red Cross is seeking disaster volunteers to help deliver its mission and will host free disaster volunteer training boot camps in Rocky Mount and Greenville as well as a virtual session.