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Police arrest 18 in sweeping drug probe

By Lindell J. Kay
| July 24, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — City police working together with local and federal authorities have made 18 arrests a...

The Nash County Board of Elections is housed inside the Nash County Agricultural Center at 1006 Eastern Ave., Nashville.

Candidate files for Bailey town board seat

From staff reports
| July 24, 2021

NASHVILLE — Southern Nash County voters will see at least one candidate’s name for every office on t...

Nunery

Nunery appointed Rocky Mount’s interim spokesman

For The Enterprise
| July 24, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney has appointed Jessie Nunery to serve as interim dire...

After being found on a trail near her Rolesville home, a young girl poses for a picture with, from left, Detective Sgt. P. Myers and Sgt. M. Barnes of the Rolesville Police Department and Officer Dustin Dobson and K-9 Rino of the Zebulon Police Department.

Police K-9 helps find missing child

The Wake Weekly
| July 24, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Police and first responders worked together to find a missing Rolesville girl on Friday...

Granville County Sheriff Charles Noblin is pictured with around 158 pounds of marijuana he said deputies seized during an Interstate 85 traffic stop near Stem on June 17. Franklin County sheriff's deputies assisted in the search.

Sheriff: 2 traffic stops turn up 270 pounds of pot

The Butner-Creedmoor News
| July 24, 2021

STEM — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office said it seized nearly 270 pounds of marijuana during tw...

Workers have begun construction on the new Nutrien Ag Solutions facility on U.S. 301 between Lucama and Kenly. The company is consolidating its Wilson and Princeton locations.

Fertilizer plant to merge 3 Nutrien offices

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 24, 2021

LUCAMA — Nutrien Ag Solutions is consolidating its Wilson and Princeton locations into a single 12-a...

Afzal

Sheriff: Uber driver sexually assaulted passenger

The Wake Weekly
| July 23, 2021

RALEIGH — An Uber driver has been charged with assaulting a customer during a ride. The victim reque...

The Green Book was both a travel guide and a tool of resistance designed to confront the realities of racial discrimination in the United States and beyond.

Speakers to discuss Green Book experiences

For The Enterprise
| July 23, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences’ Maria V. Howard Arts Center will hold a...

School board members are shown during the Nash County Board of Education's joint meeting with the Edgecombe County Board of Education on May 10. The meeting was livestreamed on YouTube.

Nash school board policy meeting set

From staff reports
| July 23, 2021

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Education is set to hold a policy committee meeting on Tuesday....

A firefighter from the Rock Ridge Volunteer Fire Department gathers hose after extinguishing an excavator fire Thursday afternoon on Old Raleigh Road outside Sims.

Excavator destroyed in fire near Sims

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 22, 2021

SIMS — A Wilson County man escaped injury when the excavator he was operating caught fire Thursday a...

Whitfield

VAPE SHOP SHOOTING

Man charged with murder in teen’s killing

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| July 22, 2021

ZEBULON — A Wendell man has been arrested in a vape shop shooting that resulted in a teenager’s deat...

The Franklin County Law Enforcement and Detention Complex in Louisburg is shown in an image from the sheriff’s office website. A federal judge recently sentenced a man convicted of stabbing a guard with a shank to 17 years in prison.

Inmate sentenced in guard’s shanking

From staff reports
| July 22, 2021

RALEIGH — A federal inmate has received a 17-year sentence for shanking a guard in the Franklin Coun...

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Nash COVID-19 death toll nears 200

From staff reports
| July 22, 2021

NASHVILLE — Nash County is closing in on 200 total coronavirus deaths. A total of 196 people in the ...

Local health officials ask county residents to practice the three Ws: Wear a cloth face covering when with other people, remain 6 feet apart, avoiding close contact, and wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Cooper: K-8 students, staff should wear masks

By Olivia Neeley
| July 22, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that school districts should require masks indoors for all kindergart...

This is the first of five screenshots showing July 8 text messages from mayoral candidate Kyle Pritchard on the subject of housing in Spring Hope. In this text, Pritchard describes the Walnut Court subdivision as “dumpy.” The Enterprise obtained the messages through a public records request for texts to town Commissioner Brent Cone.

TOWN OF SPRING HOPE

Mayor hopeful: Use zoning to block sub-$300K ‘starter homes’

By Lindell J. Kay
| July 21, 2021

SPRING HOPE — A mayoral candidate envisions a future utopia for the town many current residents and ...

Tucker

Arrests made in Rocky Mount car break-ins

From staff reports
| July 21, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — City police are using recent arrests to remind folks to lock up their cars. “The Rocky...

Zebulon police are looking for a white, four-door sedan believed to be involved in a Tuesday shooting at Best Tobacco and Vape and CBD and Kratom.

Police seek suspect in Zebulon vape shop shooting

The Wake Weekly
| July 21, 2021

ZEBULON — The Zebulon Police Department says it’s looking for a person who shot a man around 6 p.m. ...

Wells

NASH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

‘A very, very tough lady’: Wells remembered for civic contributions

By Ken Ripley
| July 20, 2021

Longtime Nash County Commissioner Mary Phillips Wells of Rocky Mount died Sunday evening at Nash Gen...

The Nash County Board of Elections is housed inside the Nash County Agricultural Center at 1006 Eastern Ave., Nashville.

Cooper reappoints Nash elections board chair

From staff reports
| July 20, 2021

NASHVILLE — The current chair of the Nash County Board of Elections will serve another term. Kelly S...

Spring Hope Town Manager Jae Kim is leaving after five years for a position in Bald Head Island.

Town manager leaving Spring Hope

By Lindell J. Kay
| July 19, 2021

SPRING HOPE — After five years as town manager, Jae Kim is moving on to a lucrative job in a coastal...


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