Nash County commissioners voted Tuesday to withhold funding for a new elementary school until school board members agree to collaborate more effectively with them.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
TARBORO — Three of four farm labor organizers charged with second-degree trespassing on Oct. 25 at Greenleaf Nursery were found not guilty Thursday afternoon following a two-hour trial before District Judge Ed Brown in the Edgecombe County Courthouse.
Teams of people on Wednesday were preparing a former downtown tobacco warehouse to be the scene of an upcoming colossal annual furniture sale.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office’s Operation Blizzard narcotics investigation netted the arrests of two Bailey men and a considerable amount of cocaine.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The sustained rainfall beginning on Jan. 13 resulted in the City of Rocky Mount experiencing a sanitary sewer overflow.
TARBORO — A 170-year-old farmhouse in western Edgecombe County is at the center of a social media firestorm after it was learned that the West Edgecombe Volunteer Fire Department had scheduled a training burn of the two-story house.
A recent Rocky Mount City Council work session included discussion about what needs to be done to have the greenbacks in the future to pay for repairing and resurfacing streets maintained by the municipal government.
A state Supreme Court associate justice on Monday told the local 32nd annual Martin Luther Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast that when she campaigned for a position on the bench in 2018, she promised to work hard to seek equal justice under the law if elected.
It was moving day for Peacemakers of Rocky Mount on Saturday, and volunteers came out to help transport materials to the organization’s new location at 2221 West Raleigh Blvd.
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Commissioners voted last week to adopt a major change to the animal control ordinance that will govern the tethering or chaining of dogs in Nash County.
The City Council apparently is going to be hearing quarterly economic updates from the chief local business booster organization and the chief local business and industrial recruitment organization.
Police are asking for the public’s help solving a robbery that occurred the afternoon of Jan. 8 in the 800 block of Long Avenue in the Oakwood area of the city.
The Nash County Democratic Party held a “Party for the Party” on Saturday afternoon as they celebrated the grand opening of the new Democratic Party headquarters at 109 S. Grace St. at the intersection of Sunset Avenue.
A longtime Rocky Mount business has for slightly more than the past six months been prospering in relocated larger space in a popular retail area on the northwest side of the city.