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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...

City apartment fire ruled accidental

For The Enterprise
| May 21, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — The Rocky Mount Fire Department responded to reports of a residential structure fire a...

Fiber optic network coming to Rocky Mount

For The Enterprise
| May 20, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — Metronet and city officials have announced a partnership that will soon bring ultra-hi...

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...

Triangle Tyre has withdrawn its project from the Kingsboro site in Edgecombe County.

Triangle Tyre officially withdraws tire project in Edgecombe County

From staff reports
| May 22, 2022

Triangle Tyre had notified the Carolinas Gateway Partnership and Edgecombe County officials that it ...

Pictured is the Virginia Dare Book Club in Bailey. From left to right are Eileen Wotschak; Jane S. Finch; Ramona Tuck, Secretary; Jayne Barnes; Natalie Shearin, Bailey Elementary School media specialist; Betty Lou Lamm; Cathy Page; Ellen Jones Gray, president; Brenda Bissette Dew,  vice president; Barbara B. Lewis; Jo Folsom Glover, treasurer; Joyce J. Brantley; Margaret Boykin Bailey; Sandra H. Boykin; and Marcia Aycock.

Book club donates cash to school reading program

For The Enterprise
| May 22, 2022

BAILEY — The Virginia Dare Book Club presented a gift of cash on May 16 to the Bailey Elementary Sch...

A Bailey Chamber of Commerce chicken wing cook-off and street festival held in May 2021 returns on Saturday with a new theme and a full slate of attractions. Organizers say the Sweetpotato Festival will become a yearly tradition in downtown Bailey.

Bailey’s inaugural Sweetpotato Festival is Saturday

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 19, 2022

BAILEY — In an effort to revitalize its community, the Bailey Chamber of Commerce will hold the inau...

Matthew Scott Braswell

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...

2022 ELECTIONS

Stroud holds off Freshwater-Smith in Court of Appeals primary

From staff reports
| May 20, 2022

Chief Judge Donna Stroud won Tuesday’s Republican primary to retain her N.C. Court of Appeals seat, ...

2022 ELECTIONS

Don Davis, Sandy Smith prevail in US House primaries

By Drew C. Wilson
| May 20, 2022

State Sen. Don Davis of Snow Hill claimed victory over three challengers on Tuesday to claim the Dem...

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 ...

Allen Chesser

Allen Chesser wins nomination

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 18, 2022

Local Republicans have nominated a combat veteran to represent them in the coming fight for Nash Cou...

The Tams are set to perform Thursday in Rocky Mount to kick off the Downtown Live! concert series.

City’s summer concert series returns Thursday

For The Enterprise
| May 17, 2022

ROCKY MOUNT — The Tams will take the stage when the popular Downtown Live! summer concert series ret...

Wilson County voters will report to their precinct polling places to cast ballots in Wilson City Council and partisan primary elections on Tuesday.

2022 ELECTIONS

State board offers 12 tips for Election Day voters

For the Times
| May 17, 2022

RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Elections offers the following 12 tips for voters who cast their b...

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...

A Bailey Chamber of Commerce chicken wing cook-off and street festival held last May will return with a new theme and a full slate of entertainment and attractions. Organizers say the Sweetpotato Festival will become a yearly tradition in downtown Bailey.

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Sweetpotato Festival set for Saturday

From staff reports
| May 16, 2022

BAILEY — Yes, sweetpotato is one word, at least to the organizers of the town’s first Sweetpotato Fe...


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