Authorities continue to investigate the murder of community activist Johnny Cunningham, whose body was found next to his truck Thursday morning in the driveway of his home in the 3000 block of Old Battleboro Road after Edgecombe County deputies conducted a welfare check.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Rocky Mount police late Friday released the name of the suspect charged in a shooting earlier this week that wounded a 40-year-old woman.
Rocky Mount police on Friday arrested and charged three suspects in a shooting that wounded a teenager late Thursday afternoon in the Cedar Brook area of the city.
Friday, April 09, 2021
Nash County Health Director Bill Hill had good news to report Thursday during a meeting of the Nash County COVID Response Team.
The public’s help is being sought as authorities work to solve the murder of 60-year-old Johnny Cunningham, a longtime Rocky Mount community activist.
An attempt by a driver to avoid an Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office driver’s license checkpoint led to a more than 40-mile pursuit before the suspect stopped and surrendered.
A 31-year-old man is serving the rest of his life in state prison as a result of a jury this week finding him guilty of having killed a man in Rocky Mount.
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney and her team are going to return to the city council next month with an update about a draft strategic plan for affordable housing, after the panel during the 2021 municipal retreat on Thursday heard her and her team present details.
Authorities are trying to find the person or persons responsible for a teen having been found shot late Thursday afternoon in the Cedar Brook area of the city.
Johnny Cunningham, a long-time Rocky Mount community activist and proponent of fair housing, job training and education, was killed Thursday in a fatal shooting at a residence in the 3000 block of Old Battleboro Road.
The early part of the first day of the City of Rocky Mount’s 2021 retreat in Asheville became a scene of Asheville’s top day-to-day municipal executive opening the floor to a question-and-answer session.
Tarboro police have solved a number of thefts from motor vehicles throughout the historic district and east Tarboro with the arrest of a 53-year-old Tarboro man with an arrest record dating back to 1985.
It appears that the City of Rocky Mount did comply with a recent request by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office concerning pay in the ranks of the Rocky Mount Police Department, but that information was not as complete as the Nash County Sheriff’s Office expected.
Crews have been at work cleaning and demolishing parts of what had been a cotton warehouse of the former Rocky Mount Mills along Falls Road immediately on the south side of the Tar River.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help as officers continue to investigate a homicide on Thursday morning in the 2500 block of Otter Creek Church Road near Macclesfield.
A man who was out on bond on a charge of attempted murder is behind bars again after he recently allegedly refused to halt for a Nash County deputy in traffic.
Access to the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming even more convenient as Nash UNC Health Care is expanding its access to local vaccination clinics and is setting up a special phone line to help local residents navigate them.
A wandering pony on the loose in the city briefly became a local social media star before Rocky Mount Animal Control officers were able to corral him and take him to the municipal animal services unit.