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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...

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...

Emergency rent, utility assistance available in Nash County

For The Enterprise
| June 20, 2021

RALEIGH — The N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program has announced a change ...

Study: Pipelines run through poor communities

By Greg Barnes
| June 20, 2021

For years, individual case studies have found that natural gas pipelines traverse primarily through ...

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...

North Carolina first lady Kristin Cooper and daughter Natalie display the gauze on their arms during an American Red Cross blood donation on Thursday.

NC first lady Kristin Cooper donates blood during shortage

For The Enterprise
| June 20, 2021

RALEIGH — As the American Red Cross experiences a severe blood shortage, first lady Kristin Cooper s...

Nonprofit: Protect pets from hot-weather dangers

For The Enterprise
| June 20, 2021

It’s hard to beat the heat even with easy access to air conditioning, icy drinks and refreshing swim...

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...

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...

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...

North Carolina egg farmers want folks to vote on their favorite egg-serving restaurant, with the most popular eatery winning $1,000 to boost operations following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contest seeks ‘eggstravagant’ restaurants

For The Enterprise
| June 18, 2021

NASHVILLE — A restaurant serving eggs in this region of the state could win $1,000 to help rebuild, ...

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