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13 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram
After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.
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The first week of the county youth baseball season sponsored by the Nash County Parks and Recreation Dept., from last week and released this week, resulted in Granddaddy's Barbecue crushing Farm Bureau Bailey, 13-4; Wake Stone thrashing Whitco, 10-4; the Pirates carving up the Knights, 7-1; the Cubs dominating the Spartans, 15-2; Green Hornets ... (more)
Amanda Paige Pritchett, a senior education major at N.C. Wesleyan College, has been selected as this year's recipient of the Taunja Cox Scholarship.
Dropout rates at area schools fell last year - welcome news for students, parents and educators.
The aroma of one of South Korea's most popular delicacies is regularly compared to rotting garbage and filthy bathrooms.
Officers from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety conducted a warrantless search operation April 10 in Rocky Mount, Nash and Edgecombe counties, making unannounced searches at the residences of 20 individuals on probation, parole or post-release supervision.
N.C. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. June Atkinson recently visited Rocky Mount Prep's campus to tour the school and speak with faculty and students.
Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.
The fraternity's Alpha Omicron Chapter will honor the high school juniors and seniors at its free Fourth Founders' Scholars Program at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Centre.
For the fifth year in a row, the Prom Closet at First Presbyterian Church is providing free ball gowns, formal dresses, tuxedos, shoes and accessories to local high school students who cannot afford them.
Blow, an AlliedBarton Security and Safety Ambassador and member of the Army Reserves at the MP Unit in Rocky Mount, NC, was recognized as the Ambassador of the Year for 2013 for his positive attitude, outstanding work ethic, leadership abilities and teamwork including taking the lead on managing aggressive panhandlers in the Raleigh business ... (more)
Jenkins, 71, suffered a minor stroke approximately two weeks ago and has been hospitalized in the Raleigh area since, sources close to the department said.