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Victim in decades-old homicide identified

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 27, 2022

MONCURE — A killer's diabolical effort to disguise the identity of a man slain in the mid-1970s work...

Nash County Board plans to construct two shell buildings like the one shown in this picture. The buildings are set for the Middlesex Corporate Centre and the I-95 NC 97 industrial site. Contributed photo

Nash building two more shell buildings

For The Enterprise
| May 27, 2022

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Commissioners has announced plans for the construction of a 62,...

American Red Cross donors who give blood in the month of June will be automatically entered for a chance to win a VIP trip to Graceland, pictured here.

Red Cross: Blood donors have chance to win Graceland trip

For The Enterprise
| May 25, 2022

Elvis Presley is known for being the first global rock ‘n’ roll icon. He was also a blood donor. In ...

Rocky Mount Police Chief Robert Hassell poses for a photo with senior police officer Daryl Jones, who has been named the city's officer of the year by the local Lions Club.

Group recognizes city police officer, firefighter of the year

For The Enterprise
| May 24, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Senior police officer Daryl Jones and fire Capt. David Winstead have been recognized b...

Officials warn of flash flooding

From staff reports
| May 24, 2022

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a flash flood warning for parts of Nash and surro...

Matt Parks, left, and Travis Boswell grill chicken for the wing cook-off during Saturday's first Sweetpotato Festival in downtown Bailey.

First Sweetpotato Festival sees huge turnout

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 24, 2022

BAILEY — Despite afternoon heat and an evening shower, the first Sweetpotato Festival was a huge suc...

Twin brothers Garrett and Gabriel Cribb died in a car crash last week. A memorial service is set for Wednesday at Bunn High School where the boys competed on the wrestling team.

Memorial service set for twin brothers

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 23, 2022

BUNN — The community continues to mourn the loss of twin teenagers who died in a car wreck last week...

The four-day Memorial Balloon Festival at First Fruits Farm in Louisburg is set for Memorial Day weekend.

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Several Memorial Day events planned for weekend

From staff reports
| May 23, 2022

LOUISBURG — The Memorial Balloon Festival at First Fruits Farm is set for Friday, May 27, to Monday,...

This photo shows Nash UNC Health Care's Nash General Hospital entrance in Rocky Mount.

Nash UNC Health Care to host annual Healthy Heart Fair

From staff reports
| May 21, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is set to host its fourth annual Healthy Heart Fair next week. Sc...

This map shows where NCDOT will build a roundabout for Benvenue Road, U.S. 64 ramps and Battlepark Lane in Rocky Mount.

Major city road to get roundabout

From staff reports
| May 22, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Construction is set to start soon on a roundabout meant to improve the operation and s...

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Police arrest alleged thief, recover truck and trailer stolen from Duck-Thru

From staff reports
| May 22, 2022

Police have made an arrest in the theft of a box truck and enclosed trailer from the new Duck-Thru i...

Pictured are guns seized after a two-year investigation into drug trafficking in Spring Hope, Nashville and Castalia.

Spring Hope man charged in major drug sting

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 22, 2022

A Spring Hope resident is accused of being one of the biggest drug traffickers in Nash County. Sean ...

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COVID cases spiking in Nash County

From staff reports
| May 19, 2022

Nashville — New local coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, according to public health officials. “We ...

The Claude Mayo Jr. Administration Building is shown in a Nash County government photo.

Nash County’s credit rating gets a bump

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 22, 2022

NASHVILLE — S&P Global Ratings has raised Nash County’s issuer credit rating from AA- to AA. The rat...

This trailer was stolen from the Duck-Thru on Monday morning.

Box truck, trailer stolen from Duck-Thru

From staff reports
| May 19, 2022

In a set of early morning daylight heists over the weekend, someone stole a box truck and trailer fr...

Retired Maj. David Brake, who served as a deputy with the Nash County Sheriff's Office from 2002-20, has won his party's nomination to challenge Sheriff Keith Stone in November.

Retired deputy to face Keith Stone for sheriff

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 18, 2022

A retired major with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office has secured his party’s nomination to run for ...

Walter Wells, right, takes the oath of office as the new member of the Bailey Town Board of Commissioners during Monday's meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Allen Daniels held the Bible for Wells.

Bailey welcomes new town commissioner

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 17, 2022

BAILEY — The town's new commissioner will take up the task of law enforcement oversight. Walter Well...

This drone photo shows an aerial view of Webb’s Mill. A local filmmaker wants people to share their memories about the historic site for a new documentary.

Documentary film to feature Webb's Mill

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 16, 2022

Tar River Productions and Webb’s Mill Event Center are creating a feature length documentary on Spri...

A fire destroyed a Spring Hope building Saturday night.

Fire destroys Spring Hope building

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 15, 2022

Authorities are investigating the cause of a structure fire in Spring Hope late Saturday. At 11:30 p...

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Skeleton found near migrant camp

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 22, 2022

BENSON — A laborer wandering through the Johnston County woods near a migrant camp three decades ago...

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