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  1. CSX terminal to employ 300 workersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Selection of Rocky Mount as the location of a new CSX rail-to-truck terminal means jobs and economic growth for the Twin Counties, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday. Speaking at the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College to an excited crowd, McCrory said the state-of-the-art terminal - located across from Wesleyan on U.S. 301 in Edgecombe County - will deliver improved transportation options for local businesses and drive economic expansion for the Twin Counties and beyond.

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  2. Banker, community advocate dies at 76Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Despite being known as a longtime resident of Raleigh, Stanley Green left a lasting legacy in the Rocky Mount community as a trailblazer in community banking and also helped the progress of blacks in the area. Green, who died after a lengthy illness Sunday at 76, was known for being a longtime banking executive in Rocky Mount and Raleigh.

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  3. Governor announces CSX hub for Rocky MountRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Known as the Carolina Connector, the terminal will create 1,500 jobs statewide and bring industry to Eastern North Carolina, McCrory said.

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  4. Woman sentenced in man's deathRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A local woman was sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison Monday for the death of a 61-year-old man. Rocky Mount police Cpl.

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  5. Rail hub may soon roll into townRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Gov. Pat McCrory and his gubernatorial opponent Attorney General Roy Cooper are rolling into Rocky Mount this morning for a special announcement by Carolinas Gateway Partnership officials concerning railroad giant CSX at the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College. "We have a major announcement about economic development, that's all I can say," said Carolinas Gateway Partnership CEO Norris Tolson.

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  6. NCC instructor receives Excellence in Teaching AwardRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash Community College Criminal Justice Lead Instructor Carmi Guyette is the college's 2016 J. Edgar and Peggie T. Moore Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. "It is an honor to be nominated for the award and to be named along with other inspirational instructors.

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  7. Nash offers home-repair helpRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The offer excludes Rocky Mount residents. County officials will choose around a dozen homes in need of repairs with owners that meet income guidelines.

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  8. Ex-NFL player hosts football campRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A former NFL player turned motivational speaker is planning to conduct a football clinic in Rocky Mount for local middle through high school players this month to teach them better and safer techniques on the field. The clinic catered to youth grades 6 to 12 is slated to take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30 at the Sports Complex.

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  9. Foundation taking grant requestsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount is accepting grant requests for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund, said board President Sam Johnson. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in the greater Rocky Mount area.

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  10. Drug operation nets 49 arrestsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A monthlong investigation code named Operation Blue Heat, has resulted in the arrest of 49 people with over 134 criminal charges in Rocky Mount. Operation Blue Heat began in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday.

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  11. Pokemon invade Twin CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash Community College is infested with at least eight Pokemon and there is even a gym on campus to train them. Two weeks ago, that statement would have made no sense to most people.

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  12. Nash-Rocky Mount honors retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A group of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools retirees were honored at the 2016 Retirement Luncheon at Rose Hill Conference Center. Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently honored a group of 48 retirees at the 2016 Retirement Luncheon at Rose Hill Conference Center in Nashville.

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  13. 071616_AgCamp_1-NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Azavious White, 10, right, turns around to brag to Clayton White, 14, that he is catching up to him after just winning a trip to Paris and $1000 from the Life Chances card he drew from Heather Schaffer, left, during the Reality Store activity of the 2016 Northeast District Agricultural Science Camp on Thursday at the Dunn Center. Clayton White previously won $1 million at the Life Chances table.

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  14. Yard signs shout support for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount resident is determined to show his support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, replacing dozens of campaign yard signs that have been repeatedly torn down. L. CJ Cary, 62, who lives on Peachtree Street, has at least 40 Trump signs in his front yard.

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  15. Elections board OKs voting sitesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A local church has been removed as a Rocky Mount polling place due to its pastor running for public office. Word Tabernacle Church, which served as a one-stop polling place during the presidential primary, won't be utilized in November's General Election to avoid perceptions of favoritism, the Nash County Board of Elections determined this week.

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  16. Performance brings classic fable to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A former Rocky Mount Telegram paper girl returned to town on Wednesday to appear in a hare-raising production at the Braswell Memorial Library. Stacy Maxwell, founder and artistic director for Porkchop Productions, lived in Rocky Mount for about two years in the 1980s, attending what was then Parker Junior High and delivering papers in the Wellington and Amherst communities.

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  17. Bill Stancil: Theft of flags from church is height of disrespectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    I don't know your names, but somebody does. I know what you did. You took three flags from the yard of St. Paul United Methodist Church recently.

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  18. 071416NashZaxbys1-NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A popular fast food franchise chain has plans to open its doors soon, while a convenience store is working on getting started as construction continues on a subdivision touted as the only commercial property along U.S. 64 from the Interstate 95 exit all the way to Raleigh. The Nash Crossing developed by Don Stallings, founder and chairman of Eagle Transport, is a 23-acre site in downtown Nashville across from McDonald's and the L&L Food Store on Washington Avenue just off U.S. 64 at the N.C. 58 intersection on East Evans Drive.

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  19. Gatekeepers lends helping handsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Some local residents are getting a free home makeover courtesy of the Gatekeepers Workcamp, a ministry partnership of area churches that work together to improve the lives of others. This is the 25th anniversary of the Gatekeepers Workcamp, whose avowed purpose is to "provide a hands-on, Christian mission experience for youth in grades 6-12 in an ecumenical setting and to provide free home repairs for homeowners who are unable to maintain their homes because of financial or physical limitations."

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  20. Our View: Railroad crossings are no place to gambleRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    There is no margin for error when it comes to crossing railroad tracks. Drivers and pedestrians either make the trip safely or we read about them the next day in the newspaper.

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