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  1. N.C. Wesleyan running tennis clinic for cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Having grown up in the city and attended the hometown school, N.C. Wesleyan, Hale never saw anyone willing to put on a tennis clinic for local kids. The same sport he excelled at for the Battling Bishops was being underserved in the area.

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  2. Lee drops out of House raceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Democratic candidate for the N.C. House District 25 seat is stepping aside, which makes room for a local pastor to assume the nomination. Jim Lee, a public school math teacher, announced Saturday that he is dropping out of the race, citing recent health issues.

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  3. Fifth suspect in homicide arrestedRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The fifth suspect in a Nash County homicide was arrested Thursday and is awaiting a first appearance in court on Tuesday. Shandon Lamond Perry, 34, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of Tony Maurice Braswell, 21, last week in Nash County's first homicide in two and a half years outside the jurisdiction of Rocky Mount police.

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

    Jun 24, 2016 | 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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  5. Man wounded in shootingRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount police responded to reports of a gunshot victim Tuesday evening and found Brian Keith Thorne Jr., 32, sitting on the front porch of 412 East Highland Avenue with a gunshot wound in his leg. Police said his injury appeared to be non-life threatening.

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  6. Pastor registers as Democrat ahead of expected House runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A local pastor has changed his political affiliation in supposed preparation for a run against a Republican incumbent in the N.C. House. The Rev.

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  7. Hazmat training helps prepare first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Members of the Rocky Mount Fire Department joined with Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and several other area emergency response teams last week to train for the unthinkable - a large scale hazardous materials spill. This is the first time that Rocky Mount and Wilson firefighters have worked together for hazmat training.

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  8. Downtown efforts earn accoladesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, recently cited Rocky Mount as one of 44 North Carolina communities and one of 11 areas in the state receiving recognition for economic vitality and fidelity in following the best-practice standards for historic preservation and community revitalization championed by the center. According to a release, each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners issue accreditation to Main Street programs across the country.

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  9. Two men charged in assaultRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | 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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  10. Six charged in home repair scamRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Nash County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday that six suspects have been arrested on charges related to a reported home repair fraud perpetrated on an elderly victim. Nash County deputies responded to a call June 7 concerning possible home repair fraud on the 6000 block of N.C. 58. The victim told deputies that she had paid several thousands of dollars for home repairs over a period of several months but did not believe the repairs had been done.

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  11. Peacemakers add new playgroundRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    More than 200 volunteers from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Peacemakers of Rocky Mount, organizers from KaBOOM! and the community joined forces Saturday to give area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground at Peacemakers of Rocky Mount. A playground serves as more than a playground - it is also a brain-expander, friend-maker and muscle-builder.

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  12. Senior Center marks anniversaryRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Music, dancing, eating and fellowship summed up the Rocky Mount Senior Center's fourth annual Summer Blast on a warm Thursday afternoon. Vivian Parker was one of the people who enjoyed themselves as she danced in front of the stage to the tunes of James Parker and the Electric Image Band.

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  13. Funeral director accused of scamRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rocky Mount man is being sought by Enfield police in connection with a scheme to bilk a widow of thousands of dollars. Enfield police have issued a warrant for Earl Joyner-Clark of Rocky Mount, who reportedly owns Clark Funeral Home in Enfield.

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  14. School bill passed by legislatureRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The N.C. General Assembly on Wednesday passed unanimously a compromise bill to prevent the split of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools along county lines. The bill - which passed the N.C. House 117-0 and the N.C. Senate 47-0 - is now law, replacing 1992 legislation that merged the Nash County and Rocky Mount school systems.

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  15. Hwy. 55 break-in is part of a trendRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The breaking and entering of the Hwy. 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries on N.Wesleyan Blvd early Tuesday morning was the latest in a string of burglaries on the chain of restaurants.

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  16. Police seek juveniles in school break-inRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Four juveniles reportedly broke into Edwards Middle School late Wednesday night and stole several items - including cash and a U.S. flag - and damaged school property. Rocky Mount police were called to investigate a report of breaking and entering at the school about 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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  17. Service honors Orlando victimsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rocky Mount church community made sure not to forget the people killed at the Sunday nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. The horrific tragedy claimed the lives of 50 people, including the gunman Omar Mateen, while dozens others were critically wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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  18. Fire department wins awardRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    In October 2015, four Rocky Mount firefighters found a Rocky Mount man in this condition when they arrived at the scene. Days later, the victim was released from the hospital with no neurological deficits.

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  19. Overpass to honor slain trooperRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A U.S. 64 overpass in Nash County will be named after a state trooper who lost his life during a 2012 car chase. The N.C. Board of Transportation passed a recent resolution naming the U.S. 64 overpass crossing Red Oak Road in honor of Bobby Gene DeMuth who was struck and killed while trying to deflate the tires of a fleeing kidnapping and robbery suspect.

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  20. Camp gets young stars ready for stageRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Students rehearse the song 'Friends Like Me' during the 2015 Edgecombe Community College Theatre, Music, and Dance Camp at Keihin Auditorium. This year's camp starts Monday and culminates with a play performance June 24. Tomorrow's Broadway stars might get their start on the stage next week when Edgecombe Community College again offers its annual Summer Theatre, Music, and Dance Camp.

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