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  1. Meetings to discuss new schoolRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18 in the media center of Swift Creek Elementary School at 2420 Swift Creek School Road in Whitakers. The second meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 2 in the media center of Cedar Grove Elementary School at 8967 Cedar ...


  2. Whitakers names first black female police chiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Lynette Clements, 47, was sworn in as the new police chief during a Whitakers Town Council meeting. Clements became the first black female police chief in the small town that's in both Nash and Edgecombe counties.


  3. Gas prices expected to riseRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... price for regular unleaded in the Twin Counties was $2.99 a gallon at the BP convenience store at 8532 N.C. 33 in Whitakers. "You can see that the prices are all over the place like a roller coaster," Wright said. "You can go to one pump on one ...


  4. Golf courses face uncertain futureRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... Davis said that golf has had its challenges in the region during the past 10 years. Hickory Meadows golf course in Whitakers shut down in 2012, and the owner of the 56-year-old Happy Valley golf course in Wilson announced that it will be closing at ...


  5. Red Cross calls for donors amid emergency blood shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... Credit Union, 1201 Eastern Ave. Red Oak July 11 - 2-7 p.m., Red Oak Volunteer Fire Department, 7951 Red Oak Blvd. WHITAKERS July 11 - 12:30-5 p.m., Whitakers Volunteer Fire Department, 104 SW Railroad St. ROCKY MOUNT July 18 - 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 ...


  6. The Blotter: Wendy Don't PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Creative Loafing

    ... with a crime yourself. Although it's unclear whether that's what happened in this specific incident, one man from Whitakers learned how CMPD doesn't have much sympathy for folks who leave their car running while they run inside. The man told police ...


  7. Notice of foreclosure saleRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    NORTH CAROLINA NASH COUNTY Special Proceedings No. 18 SP 108 Substitute Trustee: Philip A. Glass NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Date of Sale: July 5, 2018 Time of Sale: 3:30 p.m. Place of Sale: Nash County Courthouse Description of Property: See Attached Description Record Owners: Heirs of Jeremy K. Brock Address of Property: 10255 Griffin Farm Road, Whitakers, NC 27891 Deed of Trust: Book : 2811 Page: 419 Dated: February 5, 2016 Grantors: Jeremy K. Brock Original Beneficiary: State Employees' Credit Union CONDITIONS OF SALE: Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-five Cents per One Hundred Dollars required by N.C.G.S. A 7A- 308 .


  8. Local veteran/law enforcement officer receives ministry degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Vance County Sheriff's Office. He has also served in law enforcement with the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Whitakers Police Department, the Norlina Police Department and the Vance-Granville Community College Police Department.


  9. Warren County High School hosts leadership retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Warren County High School held its first Leadership Retreat May 31-June 1 at the Franklinton Center at Bricks in Whitakers to chart a course for the upcoming school year. Standing, from left, are Paul Plummer, dean of students; Pam Jordan, business teacher; Valeria Rodriguez, Spanish teacher; Viola Gilbert, guidance counselor; Lakola Andrews, school social worker; Kelsie Saunders, exceptional children's resource teacher; LaAlice Hopkins, principal; Joseph Kanyike, math teacher; sitting, from left, are Simonae Williams, history teacher; Kiara Bryant, CIS coordinator; Crystal Boyd, media coordinator; and Coral Mullen, science teacher.


  10. Salvation Army leaders to move onRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... have received a new appointment to be the new corps officers for the Salvation Army in Clarksville, Tenn. The Whitakers said they will start their new assignment on June 25. The Whitakers' last day of service at the Salvation Army of Rocky Mount ...


  11. Inmates accused of smuggling contrabandRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities accuse a Whitakers women of recently trying to smuggle drugs as an entering inmate into the Edgecombe County Detention Center. Tiffany Michelle Cole, 40, was sentenced to serve 24 months of incarceration for larceny, forgery and probation violations.


  12. Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Tyquan Lewis, right, a defensive end from Ohio State, sits beside his mother, Tyronda Whitakers, as he takes a phone call Friday, April 27, 2018, in Pinetops, N.C. The Indianapolis Colts selected Lewis in the second round of the NFL football draft. Joseph Addai, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, announce Auburn's Braden Smith as as a selection by the Indianapolis Colts during the second round of the football league's draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.


  13. Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | USA Today

    Colts stick to plan by beefing up offensive, defensive lines The Indianapolis Colts finally gave Andrew Luck some new options on the final day of the NFL draft Check out this story on Tyquan Lewis, right, a defensive end from Ohio State, sits beside his mother, Tyronda Whitakers, as he takes a phone call Friday, April 27, 2018, in Pinetops, N.C. The Indianapolis Colts selected Lewis in the second round of the NFL football draft. Along the way, Ballard found more protection for injured quarterback Andrew Luck, new and perhaps better pieces to fit the Colts' revamped defense and finally some skill players to lower the burden on Luck.


  14. Second person dies from Gaston wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... she served in Sunday school, the nursery and Bible study, according to her obituary. She was the valedictorian of Whitakers High School in 1959 and then graduated from Evans Business School. She worked for various companies including Public Service ...


  15. Teamsters: Cummins Workers Across America Remember Dr. King, Continue ...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 |

    CHARLESTON, W.Va: Cummins workers from West Virginia, North Carolina and New York participated in a joint day of action Wednesday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., recognize the 50th anniversary of his assassination and continue his fight for economic justice and affordable health care. Cummins workers in North Carolina, and their union, CAAMWU-UE Local 150, organized the 50th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at the Bloomer Hill Community Center in Whitakers, with the theme, Health care as a human right.


  16. Suspect nabbed at probation officeRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Derek Lee Gibson, 43, of Salem School Road in Whitakers, is charged by the Nash County Sheriff's Office with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and obtaining property by false pretense. Deputies with the Nash County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a residential burglary at 11:39 p.m. Friday on the 8600 block of West Mount Drive in Rocky Mount, Chief Deputy Brandon Median said Monday.


  17. Nutkao to add more jobsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    An Italian food manufacturer that opened a facility in 2015 in Nash County is looking to increase employment at its plant. Nutkao USA in the Whitakers Business & Industry Center is projected to add 10 new jobs over the next 18 months, said Melissa Cahoon, director of corporate training at Nash Community College.


  18. Crews work to replace gas pipelineRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... natural gas pipeline with new 16-inch pipe. The pipeline begins in Halifax County, runs through Nash County near Whitakers and ends in Edgecombe County. The new pipeline will follow the existing pipeline's route, with the exception of a five-mile ...


  19. Inmate charged with smuggling contraband into jailRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    An inmate checking into the Nash County Detention Center this week was charged with smuggling in contraband like drugs and cellphones. Darcoa McCalop, 26, of Seed Farm Road in Whitakers, is charged with possession of cocaine; possessing a controlled substance in a jail; assault of a government official; possessing tobacco in jail; possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana; and possessing wireless communication devices in jail.


  20. Three injured in traffic wreckRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Traffic was backed up for about an hour Tuesday on U.S. 301 South near the intersection of Johnston Road outside Whitakers due to wreck in which three people were injured. The accident happened about 4 p.m. Tuesday near the Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant.


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