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  1. Saving Graces: Cuddle Bug is available for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WITN

    A cat named Cuddle Bug is the feature this week from Saving Graces for Felines on WITN News at Sunrise. Cuddle Bug is four years old and ready for adoption.


  2. Arrest made in fatal stabbing/robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WITN

    Deputies say Morris knew the man he stabbed, William Holland, found killed in his home just before 8 p.m. The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office says they are looking for a suspect , following a fatal stabbing Tuesday night. Deputies say around 7:49 p.m. they responded to 5207 Temperance Hall Road in Elm City to a report of a stabbing.


  3. Four dead, one injured in Rocky Mount crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WITN

    Four people have died in a two-vehicle crash in front of the North Carolina Wesleyan College campus in Rocky Mount. Rocky Mount police tell local media that the crash occurred when two vehicles collided Monday evening on North Wesleyan Boulevard.


  4. Expect lane closures for I-95 south in Nash County due to repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | WITN

    A smoother ride is on its way for drivers traveling on a section of I-95 south of Rocky Mount in Nash County. Thanks to a $990,000.00 contract awarded to Triangle Grading & Paving Inc., deteriorating concrete roadway surface slabs on the interstate are going to be replaced for the southbound lanes over a five-mile section of the highway between mile markers 137 and 132.


  5. Drug suspect caught with $2400 dollars worth of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | WITN

    A Rocky Mount man is spending Sunday night in jail after being caught with illegal drugs worth an estimated street value of $2,400 dollars. The Nash County Sheriff's Office says Antonio Knight was spotted inside a vehicle in the parking lot of Lowe's in Rocky Mount.


  6. 13-year-old girl hit by stray bullet while inside her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WITN

    A friend of the family says the teen was hit in the side by the gunfire. Police say she was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center for what they believe were non-life threatening injuries.


  7. Historic Barracks house catches fire in TarboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | WITN

    Dupiln, Greene, Lenoir, Martin and Pitt counties will be under a freezing rain advisory from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday. Beaufort, Craven, Jones and Washington counties will be under the advisory from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Dupiln, Greene, Lenoir, Martin and Pitt counties will be under a freezing rain advisory from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday.


  8. Power restored after massive outage in Edgecombe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WITN

    Duke Energy's online outage map showed no outages at 6 a.m. after 1,056 customers east of Rocky Mount lost power around 2 a.m. Two separate outages in the same area were reported, with one of the outages being caused by damage to equipment.


  9. More than a thousand homes without power on frigid morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WITN

    More than a thousand Duke Energy customers lost power early Tuesday on what's been the coldest morning of the season so far. According to an online outage map, 1,056 customers east of Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County lost power around 2 a.m. in what is detailed as two separate outages.


  10. New website highlights life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WITN

    As a tribute, community leaders in one city revealed a website dedicated to the legacy Dr. King left behind as a civil rights leader, humanitarian and minister. Dr. Jason Miller, a professor at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, says Dr. King's first historic use of the 'I Have a Dream' speech was delivered in Rocky Mount in 1962.


  11. Arrest made following Nash County road rage and assault incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WITN

    The Nash County Sheriff's office says a Rocky Mount man has been arrested after running up to an elderly person's vehicle and striking them. The suspect, 35 year old Daniel Edwards, allegedly followed a 69 year old person from I-95 North into Nashville on Hwy 58. Deputies say, as the vehicles came to a stop, Edwards jumped out and ran over to the elderly victim's vehicle, pulled the car door open, and struck the victim several times.


  12. Congress okays two "future interstates" for Eastern CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | WITN

    Congress passed the federal highway funding bill, which designates US 17 and 64 through Williamston, Elizabeth City and Rocky Mount; and portions of US 70 and US 117 as future interstates. That would better connect Seymour Johnson, the Global TransPark, Cherry Point and the state port in Morehead City with the rest of the state.


  13. Man arrested after breaking into home where a mom was alone with her babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WITN

    Deputies say a woman, who was home alone with her 18 month old baby, became the victim of a break-in.


  14. Two charged with murder in Rocky Mount teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | WITN

    Police say the teen was shot Friday afternoon on the 1600 block of Pinehaven Drive. The victim later died at Nash General Hospital.


  15. House passes bills that designate several ENC highways as "future interstates"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WITN

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills on Thursday to designate several highways in eastern North Carolina as "future interstates." The Route to Opportunity and Development and Military Corridor Transportation Improvement Act, both authored by Congressman G.K. Butterfield, were passed as part of the six-year surface transportation bill by a vote of 363-64.


  16. School secretary accused of stealing $38,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WITN

    The Rocky Mount Telegram reported that 44-year-old Cheryl Denise Johnson of Spring Hope has been charged with 10 felony counts of using forged documents and two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Rocky Mount police said Johnson is accused of forging a number of checks from the parent teacher organization at Baskerville Elementary School.


  17. Municipal elections on Tuesday, October 6, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | WITN

    In Edgecombe and Nash counties, three candidates are in the race for the Rocky Mount Mayor's seat. Incumbent David Combs, David Drummond II and Bronson Williams are on the ballot.


  18. Hyde County orders evacuation of Ocracoke IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WITN

    As of 5 p.m. Thursday, Hurricane Joaquin was located at 23.0 N, 74.4 W, or about 820 miles SSE of the North Carolina coastline. The storm had sustained winds of 130 mph and was drifting to the southwest at 6 mph.


  19. Early voting starts for towns with October electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | WITN

    Residents in the town of Atlantic Beach are now able to cast their vote for town council and mayor. Current Mayor Trace Cooper is running unopposed.


  20. Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WITN

    A high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on his way home from a game. The Rocky Mount Telegram reported that 17-year-old Quontellas Norwood of SouthWest Edgecombe High School was driving home around 2 a.m. Saturday when someone in a passing vehicle fired into his car.


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