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  1. Car wash looks to make a splashRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The car wash located at 1615 Benvenue Road next to the Cobb Corners shopping center was doing a free car wash trial last week to gauge customer interest in Tidal Wave Auto Spa and help start the building of a customer base, said Coty Stevens, Tidal Wave Auto Spa's team development leader. Rocky Mount represents the first location for the car wash company in North Carolina, Stevens added.

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  2. Nash-Rocky Mount honors retireesRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently celebrated 58 retirees during the district's 2017 Retirement Banquet at Rose Hill in Nashville. The theme of the event was Live, laugh and love.

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  3. Police investigate fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Police responded to a report of a shooting at 1:42 a.m. at an apartment on the 1200 block of Niblick Drive. They said two people were wounded as a result of the shooting.

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  4. Firefighters fight flames from recycling centerRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    While most people were celebrating America's birthday Tuesday, Rocky Mount firefighters were busy battling a blaze at a local recycling center. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at 11:43 a.m. at Regional Materials Recovery Inc. on 816 South Halifax Road.

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  5. Despite rain, Fourth celebration carries onRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Heat, humidity and rain were not enough to put a damper on a local church's Independence Day event Tuesday. Englewood Baptist Church held its 21st annual festival Tuesday afternoon amid muggy weather and the potential threat of rain.

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  6. City power agency earns accoladesRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount Public Utilities is one of the highest rated municipal power providers in the country, according to a recent national award. The utility again earned the Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.

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  7. Bill targets domestic violenceRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Local officials and residents are speaking out about a bill that could allow for harsher punishment in domestic violence homicides. Senate Bill 600, also know as Britny's Law, recently made its way through the N.C. General Assembly and is waiting for Gov. Roy Cooper's signature.

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  8. Veteran recalls life of serviceRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Edgecombe County native Joe Powell has seen and done a great deal in his life - but for him, the 27 years he spent in the U.S. Army were the best years. Powell served three tours in Vietnam and faced danger many times.

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  9. Storm aid applications approvedRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Applications for buyouts and other home improvements related to Hurricane Matthew are already beginning to see approvals, Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans told county commissioners Monday during their monthly meeting. Evans told commissioners that approvals for Hazard Mitigation Grant applications were recently submitted to the county.

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  10. Gatekeepers returns for 26th year of mission projectsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A partnership of local churches, Gatekeepers Workcamp provides a hands-on, Christian mission experience for youth in grades 6 though 12 in an ecumenical setting in Rocky Mount. Gatekeepers helps youth to become involved in the lives of others, exposes young people to the needs of their communities and provides free home repairs for individuals and families in need.

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  11. Tutoring service expands offeringsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Tia Lucas, owner of a tutoring service called Dynamik Learning in downtown Rocky Mount, is now in a bigger working space on the Douglas Block with the ability to hold different educational camps. This summer, Lucas is again hosting her series of "mini-camps," which she started last year in her previous location on Main Street.

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  12. Local jobless rate holds steadyRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Recent local unemployment figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce in May stayed mostly unchanged but still remained the highest in the state. Edgecombe County's 7.8 percent unemployment rate was a tad lower than the 7.9 percent in April and May 2016.

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  13. Blazes probed as arsonsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A pair of fires that happened early Sunday in Rocky Mount is being investigated as arsons and a third is under investigation. Rocky Mount firefighters responded to the first fire at 2:25 a.m. at a duplex on 302 Middle Street.

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  14. Students examine anatomy at campRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Several students traveled from far and wide to explore the human body at N.C. Wesleyan Colleges' first offering of the Human Body and Disease Camp. While the camp may be too intense for everyone, the students who attended the camp seemed fascinated with the opportunity to dissect rats, sheep brains and pig hearts.

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  15. Greene doesn't miss shot at discusRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    His ability on the football field led to him being scooped up by the South Carolina Gamecocks to play linebacker. His versatility during track and field season, however, set him apart from just about everyone else in the state.

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  16. Officials urge caution with fireworksRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    That is why local emergency responders are reminding everyone to be careful if they plan on enjoying their own fireworks displays at home this year. fireworks start an average of 18,500 fires annually, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires and 16,900 outside and other fires.

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  17. Shooting suspects to appear in courtRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Court dates have been announced for two men arrested in connection to a shooting that happened June 15 in Tarboro. Raymond James Weaver, 25, of Tarboro and Rushaun Monroe Batchelor, 28, of Rocky Mount will make pre-trial appearances in connection to the shooting incident in the coming days in N.C. District Court in Tarboro.

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  18. Wittig named first female fire captainRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rocky Mount Fire Department is celebrating two new firsts as it moves into the second half of the year. The department recently tapped Kim Wittig, Rocky Mount fire and life safety educator, as its new administrative captain, its version of a public information officer.

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  19. Murder suspects to face judgeRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Daquan Foster, 19, and Demetrius Archibald, 32, both of Rocky Mount, are scheduled to make their next pre-trial appearances in connection to the June 17 shooting death of Steven Lloyd, 19, of Rocky Mount, on July 6 in N.C. District Court in Nashville. . Foster was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection to the shooting and Archibald with one count of accessory after the fact to first-degree murder.

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  20. Two vehicles crash at intersectionRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Rocky Mount Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision at 11:40 a.m. at the intersection of Zebulon Road and Buck Leonard Boulevard. Firefighters were assisted by Nash Emergency Medical Services and Rocky Mount police.

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