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2 people in custody after shootout in Selma

Selma, N.C. — The Selma Police Department said two people are in custody after a Thursday shootout in Selma. Police said Malika Edwards of Smithfield and Rashad Vaughn of Clayton were charged with Felony Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, Felony discharging a weapon from an occupied vehicle, Felony discharging a weapon from an occupied vehicle causing serious bodily injury, and Felony aid and abet discharging a firearm from an occupied vehicle.
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Traffic stop leads to 2 drug-related arrests in Rocky Mount, police say

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A routine traffic stop led to two arrests in Rocky Mount on Thursday, police said. The Rocky Mount Police Department Special Operations Division’s Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop for illegal window tint in the 800 block of Starling Way that led to the discovery of multiple illegal drugs.
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Restaurant Ratings: Everest Kitchen, Wok'n Grille

This video is not supported on your platform. If you are using IE 10 or lower please consider using IE 11, Edge, Chrome, or Firefox. Keely Arthur and 5 on Your Side this week bring you restaurant ratings for Everest Kitchen in Wendell and Wok'n Grille in Durham. Reporter: Eric...

Council updated about proposal for connector route

Part of a recent City Council work session included hearing that having a southeastern connector route was included in a 2016 comprehensive transportation plan for Rocky Mount and that this route aligned with a southern connector route proposed at least as far back as the mid-1980s. City Public Works Director Brad Kerr gave a presentation to the council June 13 because interim City Manager Peter Varney wanted to inform the council where the proposal stands. ...

Library to host many summer activities

Summer is in full swing at Braswell Memorial Library. The sign-up for Braswell Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program “Oceans of Possibilities” began on June 6 and since then participants have been counting minutes of reading in pursuit of their reading goal and some awesome prizes. Reading records will be accepted in Youth Services starting July 1. The Grand Prize drawing will be on July 29 when the Summer Reading Program...

Crews fight early morning fire at Franklin Co. home

First responders have spent their Friday morning battling a blaze at a home just outside of Rocky Mount. Crews fight early morning fire at Franklin Co. home. Senate passes bipartisan gun legislation; Supreme …. Whiskers in the kitchen: Celebrating National Catfish …. Whiskers in the kitchen: Celebrating National Catfish …

CHEVROLET NCS AT NASHVILLE: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Press Conference Transcript

BEFORE WE GET STARTED WITH QUESTIONS, I’M GOING TO HAND THE MICROPHONE OVER TO YOU TO MAKE A LITTLE BIT OF AN ANNOUCEMENT ON YOUR END. “It’s always good to be in Nashville, especially after last year. We obviously had a really good run here in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race. I’m hoping we can translate that into this new car and you continue that success that we had here last year.

Plans for proposed Falls Road streetscape, Depot Park unveiled

The City Council recently heard a presentation about the latest regarding the future Falls Road Streetscape Project and the creation of what is going to be Depot Park at what presently is a former railroad track-side loading dock, both downtown. As shown by City Public Works Director Brad Kerr, the preliminary conceptual design for the overall project so far includes the streetscaping — that is, the improvement in the design and appearance of Falls, which includes having trees on the east side of the road. ...

Marlins, Tobs win in dramatic fashion

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — Colton Becker laced an RBI single to right field in the bottom of the 11TH inning to clinch a 4-3 victory for the Morehead City Marlins over the Peninsula Pilots on Thursday. It was a back-and-forth affair with both offenses really struggling. Campbell socked an RBI single in the second for […]

Matthew Livingston Selected As Goldsboro Assistant City Manager

GOLDSBORO — The City of Goldsboro has selected Matthew Livingston as its new assistant city manager. “I am excited to add Mr. Matt Livingston to our City leadership team. He is a seasoned manager with over 17 years of city/town management experience in addition to department head experience,” City Manager Tim Salmon said. “He holds a master’s degree in Public Administration, bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Geography with a concentration in City and Regional Planning, and has held the American Institute of Certified Planners certification. His experience in economic development, regional wastewater treatment, Community Development Block Grant and grant writing will be very important to the successful growth of Goldsboro.”

Wilson man arrested on drug charge after Kill Devil Hills traffic stop

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of a Wilson man after a traffic stop in Kill Devil Hills. According to a DCSO press release, on June 15, 2022 at approximately 12:34 a.m., a deputy working the A-District pulled over a vehicle for a registration violation near the 1700 block of Hwy 158 in Kill Devil Hills.

Steamers defeat River Bandits Thursday for sixth straight win

EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers, at least as of Thursday evening, find themselves tied for first place in the Premier Collegiate League. They reached that point by beating the other first place team in the Tarboro River Bandits at home Thursday by a score of 4-2. It was Edenton’s first win in three tries against Tarboro this season and it was also the club’s sixth consecutive victory. ...

NCWU Partners with First Carolina Bank

ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA – On Thursday, June 23, leaders from North Carolina Wesleyan University (NCWU) and First Carolina Bank (FCB) met to establish a formal relationship between the two to expand educational opportunities for FCB employees. This partnership will allow employees to develop practical skills that they can apply to their careers through certificate, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.