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Sheetz, seen here in a promotional photo, is lowering gas prices for the July 4 holiday weekend.

Sheetz lowers gas prices for July 4 weekend

For The Enterprise
| June 27, 2022

Sheetz, with several locations in Nash County and surrounding areas, has reduced pain at the pump wi...

Rocky Mount police say Rico Battle and Dominick Lynch, pictured here, injured each other in a June 14 shootout.

Two men accused of shooting each other

From staff reports
| June 27, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Authorities have charged two men with seriously injuring each other in a broad dayligh...

Regina Battle

Woman accused of shooting husband

From staff reports
| June 26, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Detectives are still trying to figure out why a woman allegedly shot her husband in th...

Freya, a K-9 with the Nash County Sheriff's Office, sits next to a table with 101 pounds of methamphetamine seized during a traffic stop in southern Nash County. Under the table is a hollow speaker box meant to hide the drug, according to deputies.

Sheriff’s Office nets largest meth haul in its history

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 25, 2022

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office made its largest meth seizure in agency history last we...

Nash County Public Utilities Director Jonathan Boone takes a hit from a water balloon tossed by an employee who donated to the United Way during a fundraiser last year. This time around, the county is hosting a yard sale and car wash July 16 to benefit the charity.

Yard sale, car wash to benefit United Way

From staff reports
| June 25, 2022

NASHVILLE — Nash County is hosting a community yard sale and car wash on Saturday, July 16, to help ...

Joel Killion

Bailey passes budget with no tax increase

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 26, 2022

BAILEY — Town commissioners have passed a fiscal year budget with no property tax increase. The town...

Vernisha Suggs

Rocky Mount woman sentenced for buying guns for gangs

From staff reports
| June 25, 2022

RALEIGH — A Rocky Mount woman has been sentenced to six years in prison on drug convictions and buyi...

Shown in this photo are Rocky Mount Police Department vehicles.

4 charged with federal firearm counts

From staff reports
| June 26, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Four city residents have been charged with federal firearms offenses as result of the ...

Spring Hope will no longer use its Facebook page due to changes in the social media company's policies that require a personal account be linked to all pages.

Spring Hope phasing out Facebook

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 23, 2022

The town of Spring Hope will no longer use Facebook to communicate with residents. “Due to the corpo...

Saxophonist Freddy Greene will perform his mix of jazz and funk at the Celebrate Diversity in the Arts event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Louisburg College JPAC.

Community Calendar

Diverse arts to be spotlighted Saturday

From staff reports
| June 22, 2022

LOUISBURG — Several types of art and diverse artists will be on display this Saturday. The Franklin ...

Nash college students earn academic honors

From staff reports
| June 21, 2022

Colleges, universities and honor societies have announced the following academic honors for students...

This year's annual Independence Day event in Louisburg has been canceled due to a fatal fire that destroyed a cache of fireworks in La Grange last month.

Louisburg fireworks show canceled

From staff reports
| June 20, 2022

LOUISBURG — A fatal fire in Lenoir County last month has forced Franklin County officials to cancel ...

American Legion Post 396 Commander Otto Hayes presents a plague to Jan Mills on June 16 honoring her for placing flags on veterans’ graves in the Spring Hope area every Memorial Day and Veterans Day for the last two decades.

Jan Mills honored by local American Legion

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 19, 2022

The American Legion Post 396 honored Jan Mills last week for her unwavering dedication to fallen her...

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Churches form partnership to fund Ukrainian relief

From staff reports
| June 17, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Lakeside Baptist Church is paring with Košice Baptist Church in Slovakia to provide re...

Savonia Leonard Richardson

Spaulding says goodbye to 1, hello to 2

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 16, 2022

Like Moses who lead the Israelites to the promised land, but didn’t enter himself, a longtime direct...

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

Nash budget avoids tax increase

By Ken Ripley
| May 30, 2022

NASHVILLE — New Nash County Manager Stacie Shatzer continued her predecessor’s hot streak when she s...

Kentrell Smith

Arrest made in motel robbery

From staff reports
| June 27, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — City police have arrested two men accused of an armed robbery at a local motel. Kareem...

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