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SMITHFIELD — Detectives have arrested a suspect in a man's Monday killing following a countywide manhunt on Tuesday. Johnston County sheriff's deputies were called to an assault at 1516 … more
Temperatures should remain mild from now through Christmas, with only one overnight low at or below freezing predicted for the next 10 days, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of … more
FREMONT — Two men face first-degree murder charges in a fatal Saturday night shooting. Officers were dispatched to a shots-fired call at 402 S. Goldsboro St. around 10:08 p.m. and found … more
Jewel Thorne of Spring Hope said she plans to buy her dream home after winning a $427,896 Cash 5 jackpot. "I'm finally going to get my own house," Thorne said. "It's a wonderful feeling to know I … more
The greater Wilson area is in for a soggy Saturday, but a high-pressure system asserting itself this weekend should chase the clouds away and bring sunshine through at least Wednesday. Rain should … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities raided a home and fanned out across Nash County at dawn Wednesday, charging 32 suspects following a six-month investigation into the local drug trade. Nash County sheriff's deputies … more
SHARPSBURG — The town of Sharpsburg has hired a new police chief. Michael Thomas, a former assistant chief and lead investigator with the Youngsville Police Department in Franklin County, was … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Wilson County resident Shinique Jenkins watched as Officer Bobby Knight of the Sharpsburg Police Department helped her children pull toys off the shelf and put them in the basket. The Jenkins kids were among the 12 children from six families who went to Walmart in Rocky Mount Tuesday evening to shop for Christmas gifts with members of the Sharpsburg Police Department and sheriff’s deputies from Nash and Edgecombe counties. … more
SMITHFIELD — Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 71-year-old woman whose disappearance has been ruled suspicious. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office released additional … more
Organizers have rescheduled Spring Hope's Old-Fashioned Christmas due to the threat of heavy rain on Friday. The downtown Christmas celebration will be held … more
After a months-long process, the Middlesex Board of Commissioners voted Monday to approve new water and sewage system development fees. The fees are a result of a change in state law dissolving … more
A set of proposed transportation projects that would make it easier to travel between Nashville and Rocky Mount will be the subject of a public meeting on Thursday. Overall, the projects include … more
Mark A. Sorrells, senior vice president of the Golden Leaf Foundation and its longest-serving staff member, will leave the foundation at month’s end for a post at Fayetteville Technical Community … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation didn’t meet on Sunday. Members stayed at home and enjoyed the beautiful snow the Lord gave us. All activities were canceled by most community … more
A charter school with plans to be based in southern Nash County has lost the fight to keep its state charter. The North Carolina State Board of Education voted Dec. 6 to accept the review … more
Roger Shearin, the newly promoted juvenile detective who recently was honored for saving a woman in a sinking car, led the parade as grand marshal during the annual Christmas ~N~ Middlesex … more
Nashville-based Braswell Family Farms, a producer of premium and specialty eggs and feed, has been named one of the family businesses of the year in the Triangle … more
The former Sharpsburg police chief named in a discrimination lawsuit is supporting the lieutenant he fired and pointing fingers at town officials who he says orchestrated Lynette Clements’ dismissal. In a three-page statement, John Hunt claims he was following orders when he terminated Clements’ employment 11 months ago and contends the town administrator and elected town board members micromanaged the Sharpsburg … more
Facing the holiday season when a family has recently lost a loved one can be difficult. To help those families, Nash Hospice and Palliative Care has created an “Empty Holidays” outreach event — … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education will hold a special called board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the central office auditorium, 930 Eastern Ave. Meetings are open to the … more
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