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LOUISBURG — A southern Nash County man is one of two suspects Franklin County deputies recently charged in separate investigations involving sexual abuse of children. The Franklin County … more
After a tumultuous year punctuated by questions regarding a mounting budget deficit and a proposed, and ultimately canceled, plan to slash teacher salaries, the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family and friends met to worship on Sunday. The church was full of the faithful. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by … more
SMITHFIELD — A Johnston County family and a retired state investigator who has worked the county’s longest cold case can both breath a sigh of relief. The man who allegedly kidnapped and murdered … more
Above-average temperatures will make this week feel more like early June than early May, with daytime highs ranging from 85 to 88 degrees Tuesday through Saturday. Those balmy highs and the … more
The community is grieving the loss of one of its most beloved judges who was known for his big heart and kind spirit. District Court Judge John J. Covolo, who has served on the bench for more … more
For the first weekend in a while, there's no major threat of rain in the greater Wilson area this weekend. The region can expect a typical springtime pattern of warm daytime temperatures and mild … more
Senate Education Committee co-chairman Rick Horner, R-Nash, participated in a rural education roundtable April 11 with state Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and Sens. Jim Perry, R-Lenoir, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation, CSX Corp. and Carolinas Gateway Partnership held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Carolina Connector intermodal … more
The town of Bailey has been awarded a number of grants to make inroads toward lifting its 16-year sewer moratorium. But one of those grants is now in jeopardy due to contractors’ failure to meet a … more
Local author Michael K. Brantley has been awarded an Archie K. Davis Fellowship for 2019-20 to help fund research on his latest book project about an overlooked North Carolina historical figure from … more
A regional nonprofit says there’s an urgent need for Type O-negative blood donors, whose blood can be used in variety of circumstances. The Blood Connection, a nonprofit regional community blood … more
Several area students have received AgYouth Leadership Awards from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina. The awards were established to honor students who excel in the classroom and … more
Spring Hope’s eagerly anticipated N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles license plate agency opened its doors Tuesday morning. The Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce is contracted to operate the … more
Nash Community College will host runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors at the fifth annual Run for Knowledge 5K and 1-mile fun run on Saturday, April 27. Proceeds from all race activities … more
Bailey-area churches joined forces to bring hundreds of residents together Saturday for a community-wide day of family fun. The inaugural Bailey Community Eggsplosion was organized by local … more
The North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, an organization that promotes fellowship among Revolutionary War descendants, has selected Renny Taylor as the Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American … more
Resurrection Sunday was a beautiful day. The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family and friends met to worship our risen Lord on Easter Sunday. The church was full of the faithful knowing what … more
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