Rocky Mount Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Nominees sought for volunteer awardsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina's most dedicated volunteers. Through the years, the award has been bestowed on thousands of North Carolinians who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by volunteering in their local communities.

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  2. Shooting victim dies from woundsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A 30-year-old man who was a victim of a weekend shooting that occurred near a nightclub in Rocky Mount died Wednesday, according to authorities. Rocky Mount police Cpl.

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  3. Man provides a hand up to othersRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Johnny Cunningham is known in the community for his strong criticism of the Rocky Mount City Council during the public comment portion of monthly council meetings. Cunningham has repeatedly said city officials aren't putting enough resources in improving the impoverished neighborhoods in Rocky Mount.

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  4. City marks anniversaryRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    "This has been a wonderful year of celebrations for the 150th anniversary," said Pam Casey, city clerk and chairwoman of the Anniversary Planning Committee. Preservation Rocky Mount is set to host an educational presentation on Villa Place and a tour of Rocky Mount's first neighborhood.

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  5. Northern Nash Cross Country sweeps Big East title meetRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Emerging from the far-off forest on his final stretch to the finish line, the junior enjoyed a concourse, a cheering section and a run-away victory all his own. His time of 16:44 was best in the boys Big East Cross Country Conference Championship on Wednesday at Red Oak Middle School, 23 seconds ahead of the rest of the field.

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  6. Schools host Soup with the Superintendent eventRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is inviting community residents to learn more about the school district Thursday while enjoying a hearty bowl of soup. The Soup with the Superintendent event will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Nash Central High School cafeteria.

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  7. ECC offers more than educationRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    However, Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Deborah Lamm says the college does far more than impact the lives of college students in Edgecombe County. "Edgecombe Community College is really the hub of all activities in Edgecombe County from educational activities to cultural activities and to some degree in civic activities, because we are involved so much in the lives of the citizens here in the county," Lamm said.

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  8. Women's shelter celebrates grantRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    My Sister's House of North Carolina celebrated a very special occasion Tuesday night at its main office in Rocky Mount. The center held a reception at its main office at Station Square in Rocky Mount to celebrate a 2017 Domestic Violence Shelter Grant it received from the Mary Kay Foundation.

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  9. Early voting set to beginRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash County residents in Bailey, Middlesex, Nashville, Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope and Ward 7 of Rocky Mount can cast their ballots in room 109 of the Nash County Board of Elections Office at 1006 Eastern Ave. in Nashville. Edgecombe County residents in Tarboro, Princeville and Pinetops can vote in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administrative Building at 201 St. Andrew St. in Tarboro.

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  10. YMCA launches social media intiativeRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    In the spirt of bringing the community together, the Harrison Family YMCA announced the launch of a new social media campaign, #SelfieWithSomoneNew, aimed at bringing people and communities together in service of a better us. Inspired by the Y's "Us " national advertising campaign, #SelfieWithSomeoneNew is an opportunity to highlight how the Y uniquely brings people together.

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  11. One killed, two wounded in shootingRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount police officer on routine patrol heard gunshots in the area of Sunset AveNuevo near Dominick Drive, according to a news release from the Rocky Mount Police Department. The release stated that when the officer and other Rocky Mount police arrived, they found a victim suffering from what it called "wounds received in an assault."

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  12. Rocky Mount man killed in car wreckRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount man was killed in a single-car wreck on Saturday when his car careened off a bridge railing and landed underwater in Town Creek. Christopher Gary Poole, 40, of the 800 block of Arrowhead Lane, died in the wreck that occurred about 7 a.m. on Saturday.

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  13. Thousands flock to Throw DownRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Several city blocks surrounding the Helen P. Gay Historic Train station were roped off this weekend as more than 50 cooking teams and 4,000 participants flocked to attend the annual Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down on Friday night and Saturday. "I came mainly to hear the music, most of which was more from my era, but the kids came mainly for the games," Schrimper said.

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  14. Lawmakers square off on schoolsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    N.C. Sen. Erica Smith-Ingram, D-Northampton, and N.C. Sen. Rick Horner, R-Wilson, were in Rocky Mount this week to discuss their perspectives on the state's role in funding school construction. The debate took place on Tuesday at the Booker T. Washington Theater as part of a series of Hometown Debates for Spectrum News North Carolina's In Focus with Loretta Boniti.

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  15. Optimism bodes well for economyRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Mekeal Teshome, economist for PNC Bank, said North Carolina's business leaders' confidence in the national and state economy as well as their own businesses for the next six months tempered slightly, but still remains higher than a year ago. Teshome said for the Rocky Mount metro area, which consists of Nash and Edgecombe counties, the business climate is favorable for companies looking to relocate or expand.

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  16. Woman struck, killed by carRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Police responded to a report of a traffic accident with fatality at 9:54 p.m. on the 2300 block of Meadowbrook Drive. Rocky Mount police Cpl.

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  17. City to offer anniversary toursRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The city of Rocky Mount, which was founded in 1867, is offering three tour opportunities this weekend as part of its 150th anniversary celebration. The three-hour tours are free and will be led by Downtown Development Manager John Jesso.

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  18. Prosecution builds murder caseRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Caleb Wardrett's murder trial enters its second day today after opening Monday with a marathon day of testimony from the state's witnesses. Tuesday's daylong session was marked by testimony from 10 people, including officers from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Rocky Mount Police Department, an N.C. Medical Examiner's Office official and residents living on and around Carrol Avenue, where Wardrett is alleged to have fatally shot Anthony Howard.

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  19. Tensions erupt at council meetingRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Underlying tensions erupted into an argument between a few audience members and Rocky Mount Councilman Andre Knight at Monday night's council meeting. During public comment, Johnny Cunningham, executive director of ReGroup, called out Knight for purchasing an old church at the site of the Downtown Event Center as real estate speculation.

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  20. Jury selected for murder trialRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The murder trial of Caleb Wardrett officially gets underway today at 9:30 a.m. in N.C. Superior Court in Nashville after a jury was picked Monday for the trial. Seven men and five women were selected to hear the nearly two-year-old case after an extensive series of interviews with the prospective jurors by Wardrett's lawyer Damian Tucker and Assistant District Attorneys Bill Wolfe and Clare Weddle.

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