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  1. CIS celebrates 30th anniversaryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Mayor David Combs, Nash-Rocky Mount school board Chairwoman Ann Edge and other local dignitaries gathered Friday with representatives of Communities in Schools of the Rocky Mount Region to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the impact of CIS in area schools. Jeff Tobias, chairman of the board of Communities in Schools of the Rocky Mount Region, welcomed guests at the celebration at G.R. Edwards Middle School, the site of one of the earliest CIS programs in Rocky Mount.

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  2. Youth to compete in baseball contestsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Buck Leonard RBI League will host a free home run derby along with a pitch, hit and run competition for children between the ages of 7 and 14. The competitions will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Stith-Talbert Park in Rocky Mount. Both competitions are held in conjunction with Major League Baseball and will provide the winner a chance to advance to the regional stage at a later date.

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  3. Man charged with attempted murderRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 26 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A domestic dispute on Monday night resulted in a woman being hospitalized from stab wounds and a local man being arrested by Rocky Mount police after a brief vehicle chase. Wayne Wilkins Jr., 37, was charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony speeding to elude arrest.

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  4. United Way honors former publisherRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 26 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A former Telegram publisher was among those honored by the United Way Tar River Region on Wednesday during its 11th annual Community Champions' Luncheon. The banquet, held in the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College, was attended by many organizations and people across the Twin Counties.

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  5. New record store opens in TarboroRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A ribbon-cutting celebration was held by the Tarboro-Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of Country Feedback at 420 Main St. in downtown Tarboro. The new record store is hoping to follow the success of Station Square Records, which opened in summer 2017 in Station Square in downtown Rocky Mount.

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  6. 042318carryoutcabbyRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Stephen Stansbury, an independent home improvement contractor by day, was more than aware of the food delivery options in Rocky Mount. More aptly, he was well aware of the pizza options - Pizza Hut, Dominos, Papa John's.

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  7. Early voting draws low turnoutRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    With only a couple of contested races on the ballot, early voting for the May primary has been slow, according to local elections officials. "One-Stop started and it was very slow," Edgecombe County Elections Director Jerry Spruell said.

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  8. Work on Event Center nears completion dateRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    It was a large display, as space arranged for those who played a part in the realization of the Rocky Mount Event Center as they spoke on Friday afternoon ahead of a limited tour. The size of the center is immense, as the large crowd took up just a portion of the space allocated for sports tournaments and concerts on the massive event floor that can hold eight basketball courts and 16 volleyball courts.

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  9. Baptist convention to hold session in cityRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Eastern North Carolina will be the destination for the Mid Year Session of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Inc. The convention will convene on May 15-16 at Ebenezer Baptist Church at 702 West Raleigh Blvd. in Rocky Mount. "We're excited that the Convention is headed 'Down East,' and we're especially grateful that Ebenezer has an opportunity to serve as the host church," said the Rev.

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  10. New specialty store caters to caninesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Aldridge, a 39-year-old Tarboro native, is known for offering dog therapy in the area. Since April 7, Aldridge and her husband Shayne have run a business centered around dogs as owners of Muttley Crew, which is located in Suite 161 of Station Square at 301 S. Church St. in Rocky Mount.

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  11. Council to bid farewell to WigginsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rocky Mount City Council is set to honor a departing member and hold public hearings on financing, among other topics Monday afternoon. The council will hold a reception to honor Councilman Lamont Wiggins, who is stepping down from the council to accept appointment as an N.C. Superior Court judge.

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  12. Neighborhood cleanups to continueRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount native is urging city residents to help him try to make communities around town more aesthetically pleasing. Jabaris "JKelly" Walker, 27, started a forum last year called "Project Diamond in the Rough," that featured him hosting an anti-violence event last summer at Ebenezer Baptist Church in an effort to seek out the help of the community in reducing violent crime.

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  13. Truck by the Tracks raises library fundsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The wind and spirits were up Thursday evening as the Friends of the Braswell Memorial Library held its biennial fundraiser at Koi Pond Brewing Co. at the Rocky Mount Mills.

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  14. PNC supports Head Start teachersRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A teacher at the A.J. Richardson Head Start Center received a surprise on Wednesday as she was selected as a Teacher Hero through the PNC Grow Up Great program. Donna Cockrell was presented with a $2,000 gift card to use for her projects on DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding site that helps teachers receive extra classroom resources.

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  15. Kids plant community gardenRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Actually, the garden was already there. It just needed a face lift. Plants held by glove-covered hands made their way to the ground yesterday afternoon, all in the name of healthy living and community involvement.

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  16. It's been some season for Southern Nash baseballRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    From 4-0 to start the season to 0-4 to start the conference schedule, and from an eight-game losing streak to its current five-game winning streak, Southern Nash has been through a big league schedule's worth of emotion this season. The Firebirds easily put away Northern Nash on Thursday, 14-2, in six innings, to extend the streak to five and crawl back above .500 for the first time since March 27. In the last four, they've swept the bottom two in the the Big East in Franklinton and the Knights, and remain in striking distance of second and third place in conference with two scheduled games against Rocky Mount next week.

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  17. Nonprofit groups to host summitRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Local and state organizations are coming together to host a weekend event to explore and discuss critical issues in the community. The N.C. Association of Community Development Corp. in partrnership with Democracy North Carolina and the Opportunities Industralization Center are hosting a Rocky Mount Community Summit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at OIC's auditorim at 402 E. Virginia St. in Rocky Mount.

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  18. Horner's candidacy challengedRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    N.C. Sen. Rick Horner, a Republican representing the 11th District, which includes Nash and Johnston counties, is running unopposed in the May primary. So far his biggest challenge is proving he lives in Nash County where he served on the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education in past years.

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  19. Suspects crash car after leading deputies on chaseRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash County deputies nabbed two suspects Tuesday after a chase that ended on the lawn of a rehabilitation center in Rocky Mount. Just before noon on Tuesday, deputies assigned to the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force were patrolling the Nashville Road area in Rocky Mount when they observed two suspects driving aimlessly, stopping at various dirt paths and driveways, Chief Deputy Brandon Medina of the Nash County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

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  20. Seven charged in heroin bustRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash County deputies arrested seven suspects Sunday night at a local hotel in connection with an alleged heroin trafficking operation. Deputies responded about 7 p.m. Sunday to Room 119 of the Super Star Motel on the 3200 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard regarding reports of suspicious activity.

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