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Named Officer of the Year last month, 29-year-old Cameron Michael McFadden of Louisburg has resigned from  the Rocky Mount Police Department after receiving a driving while impaired citation from the Wilson Police Department related to a Sunday wreck on U.S. 301. McFadden is accused of driving the wrong way and striking another vehicle.

Rocky Mount officer of the year resigns after Wilson DWI crash

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 16, 2021

The Rocky Mount Police Department’s officer of the year stands accused of driving the wrong way on a...

An Envirolink pickup truck is pictured at a Spring Hope job site in October 2019. The company handles public works for Spring Hope along with area towns including Bailey and Elm City.

Spring Hope sets meeting on water issues

From staff reports
| June 18, 2021

SPRING HOPE — The Spring Hope Board of Commissioners has scheduled a town hall meeting to discuss re...

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...

An American Red Cross donor squeezes a sponge ball while giving blood in Fairfax, Virginia, in April 2018. The Red Cross says donors save thousands of lives each year with donations of blood, plasma and platelets.

Blood drives planned in Nashville, Rocky Mount, Tarboro and Wilson

For The Enterprise
| June 18, 2021

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ ...

Preservation Zebulon board members celebrate with cake, champagne and sparkling cider after the group's bid to get a portion of Zebulon approved as a historic district received another approval. In the back row from left are Season Atkinson, Marvin Howell and Tommy Massey. In the middle row from left are Ruth Moss, Patricia Roberson, MaryBeth Carpenter and Scott Carpenter. Standing in front is Taylor Gray.

Town’s opposition doesn’t stop Zebulon historic district

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 18, 2021

ZEBULON — The Zebulon Historic District moved closer to becoming a reality last week despite pushbac...

Elm City Forward Coalition organizer Joshua Robinson passes out literature at the Elm City Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday.

Residents rally around Elm City civic group

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 18, 2021

ELM CITY –– Town residents emboldened by a new civic group showed up in large numbers to voice wide-...

Mike Tolson of Mack Gay Associates addresses the Elm City Board of Commissioners on the town's water and sewer systems on Tuesday.

Sewer upgrade is key to Elm City’s future

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 18, 2021

ELM CITY –– A rehabilitation and clean-out of the sewer and storm drain system has shown real result...

King

Former Louisburg planning director dies

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| June 18, 2021

LOUISBURG — Tony King, the former planning director and assistant town administrator of Louisburg, d...

The town of Sharpsburg has included an additional police officer in the 2021-22 budget to cover an expected surge in population with a mobile home park expansion.

State awards Sharpsburg grants to improve infrastructure

By Brie Handgraaf
| June 17, 2021

SHARPSBURG — Help is on the way to address issues with the town’s underground infrastructure. Town A...

Jefferies

Nash schools seek $45,000 reimbursement from former superintendent

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 16, 2021

NASHVILLE — A former Nash County school superintendent owes more than $45,000 for travel expense vio...

The family of E.G. Braswell, first-generation owner of the feed and farming business now known as Braswell Family Farms in Nashville, is shown in a 1952 photograph.

FATHER'S DAY

4 generations lead family business

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 15, 2021

NASHVILLE — Three-quarters of a century of hard work, good fortune, tragedy and enduring Christian f...

The town of Spring Hope changed the settings on its Facebook page to no longer accept comments from the general public. Legal experts say that’s a safer route than blocking users or deleting individual comments, which may violate residents’ First Amendment rights.

Law professor: Town allowed to disable Facebook comments

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 14, 2021

SPRING HOPE -— Town officials who recently shut down social media comments may have riled up residen...

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office maintains a substation in Lucama, where a man's skeleton was found in 1974. The sheriff's office said the Lucama Police Department, which has since been disbanded, investigated the homicide. The victim's identity remains unknown.

UNIDENTIFIED

Skeleton with shotgun wounds all but forgotten

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 13, 2021

LUCAMA — A skeleton found buried beneath straw in a barn nearly 50 years ago has received little att...

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