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  1. Elections board OKs voting sitesRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | 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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  2. Performance brings classic fable to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | 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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  3. Bill Stancil: Theft of flags from church is height of disrespectRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | 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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  4. 071416NashZaxbys1-NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | 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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  5. Davis to perform at Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Meredith is a senior at East Carolina University, majoring in music therapy. She is a well-known local singer and musician, having auditioned for "American Idol" in 2011 She was the first-place winner of Nash County's Got Talent in 2012 and was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Rocky Mount in 2013.

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  6. Work show artist's pleasures -- and painsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Katrina Parker Williams uses her art to share some of life's beauty - and some of its challenges as well. The self-taught artist is planning two exhibits in Rocky Mount.

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  7. Nash extends sites for airstripsRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nash County Board of Commissioners approved a text amendment to the county's unified development ordinance during its most recent meeting allowing airstrips almost anywhere provided provisions of a special use permit can be met. County ordinances already allowed for private landing strips and flying fields in agricultural, institutional, commercial and industrial planning zones.

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  8. Coleman-Pitt Post 58's season ends in disappointing sweepRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    American Legion baseball's return to Rocky Mount featured plenty of ups and downs, but culminated in Apex Post 124 sweeping Coleman-Pitt Post 58 out of the playoffs in a tidy three games over the weekend. A three-game sweep in the conference semifinals might have been considered a good season in late May when the season kicked off, but by the end, Post 58 had been in contention for the division title and seemed to be evenly-matched with Post 124, making the sweep much more bittersweet.

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  9. Gatekeepers lends helping handsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | 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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  10. Democrats seek action on economyRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A group of Democratic leaders from Eastern North Carolina and an economic analyst are holding a press conference today in Rocky Mount to discuss the economic inequality in the region, particularly in the Twin Counties. N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, N.C. Sen. Erica Smith-Ingram, D-Northampton, former N.C. Sen. Don Davis, D-Greene, and Patrick McHugh, an economic analyst at the N.C. Budget and Tax Center, will discuss ways to combat the economic challenges of high poverty, high unemployment and income inequality in the Twin Counties and throughout Eastern North Carolina.

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  11. Target employee charged with embezzlementRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount police on Monday arrested Shannon Watson-Moore, 31, and placed her in the Nash County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond. She faces charges of embezzlement and obtaining property under false pretenses. 1 comment

  12. Road projects move toward approvalRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Local transportation officials are confident some future highway projects will eventually receive state approval, while other projects are likely to be offered up to contractors next year. Late last month, N.C. Transportation Department officials from Highway Division Four held a public input meeting in Wilson to hear from residents from Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax, Johnston and Wilson counties on what regional and local transportation projects should be top priorities in the next version of the State Transportation Improvement Program, which is a 10-year plan that identifies funding for projects and schedules them for construction.

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  13. Candidates propose pay raises for teachersRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Pay raises for Twin Counties teachers is one of the best ways to get the region back on track, according to the two major party gubernatorial candidates. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper, the state's attorney general, have differing plans to improve public education.

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  14. N.C. Wesleyan president visits ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    N.C. Wesleyan College President Dewey Clark met with the president of Hangzhou University to discuss partnership opportunities between the two schools. N.C. Wesleyan College President Dewey Clark recently traveled to China as part of the college's partnership with the Global Classroom Alliance.

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  15. Northern Nash grad knows there are no guarantees in overseas hoopsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Michael "Moe" Deloach wasn't upset when he saw the large amounts of money being offered to NBA free agents beginning last week. Deloach is not in the NBA, but as a veteran overseas player, he can appreciate owners giving players their just due.

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  16. Gailliard files paperwork to officially enter N.C. House raceRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rev. James D. Gailliard, pastor at Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount, filed paperwork Tuesday with the Nash County Board of Elections to run as the Democratic nominee in the N.C. House 25 race, said Nash County Elections Director John Kearney.

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  17. Gailliard steps into House raceRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rev. James D. Gailliard, pastor at Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount, was appointed by the N.C. House District 25 Executive Committee appointed as the Democratic nominee to replace Democrat Jim Lee, who recently withdrew from the race due to health problems.

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  18. Officials urge caution around rail linesRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    So far in 2016, nine people have been killed in North Carolina because they were trespassing on railroad tracks, including three people in May. Twenty people were killed in 2014 and 2015. There have been fatalities in Rocky Mount in recent years where motorists think they can beat trains and are struck, said Cpl.

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  19. City to host superhero eventsRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    It may not be Halloween, but the city of Rocky Mount is urging children and adults to come out in their best Batman or Superman costume. As part of the celebration of Parks and Recreation month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association, the city will host Superhero Sunday events through July starting at 1 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Park.

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  20. Church offers fun-filled celebrationRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    When he woke up Monday morning and saw the rain coming down, the Rev. Michael Cloer, senior pastor of Englewood Baptist Church, was a little concerned the church's 18th annual "Fourth of July Freedom Celebration" would be washed out.

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