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  1. Seventh suspect in home repair scam arrestedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A traffic stop Thursday in Pinetops led to the arrest of the last suspect in a home repair scam that operated in Nashville. During the stop conducted by the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office and Pinetops Police Department, law enforcement officers located Johnny Ray Rodgers, 32, of 13657 U.S. 64 Alternate in Rocky Mount as a passenger in one of the vehicles.

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  2. Two men charged in assaultRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Two men have been arrested in connection with an assault with a metal pipe Saturday that sent a Rocky Mount man to the hospital. The incident occurred at 55 King Henry Court about 5 a.m. Saturday.

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  3. Police search for robbery suspectRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The suspect is described by police as a white male in his late 50s or early 60s; approximately 5 feet, nine inches tall; and weighing 160 to 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue button down shirt, blue jeans, brown boots, a black baseball cap, dark framed glasses, and a black watch band.

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  4. Garden Club strives to fulfill missionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount Garden Club Awards Chairwoman Brenda Crocker, left, presents the club's Woman of the Year Award to Helen Becker. The Rocky Mount Garden Club's mission statement reads "The objectives shall be to increase interest in the improvement of private and public grounds, to acquire and disseminate knowledge, to aid in the protection and conservation of our natural resources and to deepen the love of our great outdoors as a means to finer character and citizenship."

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  5. Police train to prevent overdosesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Police officers in the town of Nashville underwent training in the use of Narcan on Friday to be better prepared to deal with the growing epidemic of heroin and opioid overdoses. Dale Griffin, program manager for Nash County Emergency Medical Services, led the training at the Nashville police station.

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  6. Chamber to honor small businessesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Small businesses are recognized as a vital part of the economy as a whole, and their success is essential to economic growth and prosperity. The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to hold its annual small business banquet 6 p.m. June 30 at the Rose Hill Conference Center in Nashville.

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  7. Nash board approves budgetRead the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nash County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved its 2016-17 budget with no property tax or fee increases. "I want to thank the staff for all their hard work," Commissioner Lou Richardson said in making a motion to approve the budget.

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  8. Nash board to consider budgetRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nash County Board of Commissioners is set to hold a public hearing on its proposed 2016-17 budget during its regular monthly meeting Monday. Total revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year 2016-17 General Fund are $91,158,969 compared to the original fiscal year 2015-16 General Fund budget of $91,789,878.

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  9. Nashville won't raise tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The proposed 2016-17 $8.7 million budget calls for the property tax rate to remain at 56 cents per $100 of valuation with $5.5 million in the general fund and $3.2 million in the enterprise fund. State funding reductions forced town staff to find revenue streams resulting in an increase from $5 to $12.50 for automobile sticker fees.

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  10. Services to honor fallen heroesRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    "As a veteran, I feel the same as many veterans - that people need to honor those who have died in the service of our country," said James Ervin, chaplain of American Legion Post #110 of Nashville and co-founder of the local Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties. "We set aside just one day a year to honor these heroes, but we should be remembering them every day of the year."

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  11. Atlantic Natural Foods revamps leadership teamRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Atlantic Natural Foods, a producer of canned plant-based protein products, has a new management structure. Company officials said the changes were made to manage Atlantic Natural Foods' present growth and boost its future expansion.

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  12. Nashville weighs fiscal futureRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nashville Town Council is taking a wait-and-see approach to paying off a loan for the town's library. The council voted Thursday to pay $500,000 toward the principal of a loan taken out in 2006 and wait until after next year's property revaluation before determining how to proceed with payment of the rest of the loan.

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  13. Car slams into ambulance at crash siteRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Emergency personnel usually are the ones rendering aid, not seeking it - but the tables were turned this week after a driver failed to slow down for a wreck and crashed into the back of an ambulance. The chain of events began around 1 a.m. Wednesday when a man ran off the side of the road in the rain, collided with the cable guardrail and got stuck in the median.

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  14. Cummins names new plant managerRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Judd has been serving as the interim plant manager since January, following Calvin Ballance's retirement. His appointment as permanent plant manager took effect immediately.

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  15. Our View: Nashville chief offers help to drug usersRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Much has been written about the epidemic of opioids that has spurred more drug addiction and overdoses in North Carolina and in the United States, as a whole. The N.C. General Assembly is considering legislation that would help more people access nalaxone, an opioid antidote.

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  16. Competition tests pianists' talentsRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Student in the Elementary 1A, 1B and 2 divisions of the PianOlympics pose after being presented their medals following the honors recital March 20 at Englewood Presbyterian Church. Area piano students competed for honors during the 31st annual PianOlympics held March 19-20 at the Church of the Good Shepherd.

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  17. Frozen desserts arrive for seasonRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    With the temperatures rising and warm weather starting to be the norm, Twin Counties residents have some cold dessert options to satisfy their tastebuds. Two seasonal franchises called Sunset Slush and Pelican's SnoBalls started selling icy flavored treats since April in Rocky Mount, while longtime, locally and independently-owned Webby's Shaved-Ice is back in town and has expanded operations in the area.

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  18. Blooming Festival draws large crowdRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    There was dancing in the streets Friday night in Nashville as the Blooming Festival offered family fun in spite of intermittent rain. "That first year, when I looked out and saw a thousand people, I thought that was exciting," Cindy Pickett said.

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  19. Tour showcases Nash County sitesRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    "Nash County has a lot to offer," said Nash County Aging Services Director Stacie Shatzer." People think they need to go over to Raleigh or down to Wilson to have a meal or go on a date night, but Nash County has a number of great locations."

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  20. Nashville council nixes solar farmRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nashville Town Council has shot down plans for a solar farm and a proposal that would have allowed golf cart use on downtown streets. The golf cart ordinance was requested by Butch Mull, owner of Church Street Grill, so he could deliver food around downtown.

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