Today is the last day for members of the Nash County Democratic Party who wish to be considered for nomination as the county’s next register of deeds to make their wishes known to party leaders.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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A statewide arts official on Saturday is going to participate via teleconferencing with a group of Rocky Mount residents interested in having a vibrant arts district in the heart of the city.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

An area woman learned Thursday that a man had been arrested in connection with the murder of her daughter, Faith Hedgepeth, who was killed just over nine years ago in Chapel Hill.

TARBORO — Years of frustration over the lack of customer service — real or perceived — from Suddenlink has led Tarboro town staff members to seek out an alternative.

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners approved a 10-year, comprehensive parks and recreation plan for the county that includes the recommendation that a Parks and Recreation Department be created.

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Delays in the City of Rocky Mount picking up garbage reached the point where City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney gave a statement about the situation earlier this week during the City Council regular meeting.

Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce officials are hopeful the 40 percent rain forecast for Thursday comes up dry as they try for a second time to host the “Live, Work, Play, Chamber Expo” at 10 a.m. at the Tarboro Town Common.

A woman and her boyfriend are charged with committing criminal offenses, including manslaughter, in connection with one of her children dying after that child and her other child accidentally ingested an opioid at a residence at an apartment complex in Nashville, the town’s police chief said.


Brooke Simpson of Halifax County will be vying to become champion of the “America’s Got Talent” competition tonight, and she is seeking support from area residents in helping her gain the title.

A Nash County man was sentenced to 12 years and seven months in federal prison, both for committing a drug offense in 2019 and for committing a crime while under federal supervised release after having served a reduced sentence for a previous drug offense, U.S. District Court records said.

The Pitt Committee recently announced that the title sponsors for the 2021 tournament are McGriff Insurance Services, Davenport AutoPark and Live Oak Private Wealth.

The City of Rocky Mount’s 2021 annual retreat held this spring in Asheville cost $70,444.99, a document the municipality provided to the Telegram said.

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