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Tar River Transit is providing free rides to vaccination appointments as part of a federally funded state COVID-19 vaccine transportation program.

CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY

Free rides for vaccine patients

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 21, 2021

NASHVILLE — With nearly 40% of Nash County residents fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus,...

Pritchard

Town: Campaign alerts cause confusion

By Mark Cone
| June 21, 2021

SPRING HOPE — Several area residents say they are receiving robo-texts and emails that appear to be ...

Water gushes at least 25 feet into the air as Spring Hope Mayor Buddy Gwaltney, left, oversees Envirolink water pipe repairs along East Nash Street on May 29.

Rules set for Spring Hope town hall meeting

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 21, 2021

SPRING HOPE — Officials have established ground rules for Wednesday’s town hall meeting on recent wa...

This unidentified man died in early August 2002 as a pedestrian struck by a tractor-trailer in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville Police Department has circulated this photograph-accurate computer-aided artist rendering in an attempt to identify the man.

UNIDENTIFIED

Crash victim has been ‘John Doe’ since 2002

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 21, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE —  In the middle of a heated argument, a man stepped onto a busy street and into the pa...

Bennett

Parole denied in robbery, rape case

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 21, 2021

State parole commissioners have denied release for a man serving life in prison on Edgecombe County ...

Elm Street resident Magdalene Bartholomew, center, accepts the first Award-Winning Yard recognition from Jennifer Wilkins, left, and Peggy Leggett, right, who co-chair the Spring Hope Garden Club.

Garden club presents first yard award

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 21, 2021

SPRING HOPE — The town’s new garden club presented its first Award-Winning Yard recognition to a res...

Rocky Mount police arrested these four suspects in a Friday shooting. They are Jha’leel Burnette at top left, Rashon Daniel at top right, Maurcio Whitaker at bottom left and Corey Williams at bottom right.

4 charged in Rocky Mount shooting

From staff reports
| June 20, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — City police have arrested four out-of-town suspects in a Friday shooting that sent one...

Sen. Lisa Barnes, R-Nash, is shown beside Sen. Milton F. "Toby" Fitch, D-Wilson. Barnes represents the Nash County portion of Rocky Mount, while Fitch's Senate district includes the city limits that fall within Edgecombe County.

Bill divides Rocky Mount’s state senators

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 20, 2021

A bill to increase local government accountablity has passed the state Senate, dividing the two memb...

Winslow

NC House passes tax relief bill for military retirees

From staff reports
| June 20, 2021

RALEIGH — A bill to eliminate income taxes for military retirement pay has passed the state House. S...

Community Calendar listings are published as a public service of The Enterprise. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Sunday for each Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to cfriedman@wilsontimes.com with “Community Calendar” in the subject line. 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Spring Hope sets Wednesday meeting on water issues

From staff reports
| June 20, 2021

SPRING HOPE — The Spring Hope Board of Commissioners will hold a town hall meeting to discuss recent...

Butterfield

Butterfield bill seeks halt to natural gas overcharges

From staff reports
| June 19, 2021

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has refiled legislation that seeks to protect residential and industrial ...

Griffin

Vicky Griffin earns state VFW Auxiliary honor

For The Enterprise
| June 18, 2021

BAILEY — Veterans advocate Vicky Griffin of Bailey has earned a statewide honor for her work as chap...

Smith

Police make 2nd arrest in Rocky Mount killing

From staff reports
| June 17, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Police have made a second arrest in a recent homicide. Shyheem Smith, 19, faces a char...

Nash County deputies seized these 18 kilos of crystal meth and charged three Las Vegas men with drug trafficking on Wednesday.

Authorities seize 39 pounds of crystal meth, arrest 3 Las Vegas men

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 17, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Police and sheriff’s deputies seized 18 kilos of crystal meth and charged three Las Ve...

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