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Rocky Mount man arrested on drug charges

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Rocky Mount police arrested a man Thursday on 6 drug-related charges. Police say 43-year-old Darius Henderson was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, manufacturing cocaine, trafficking cocaine, possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling/vehicle for controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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One dead after motorcycle crashes into car in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - The driver of a motorcycle was killed after a crash with a car Thursday night. Rocky Mount police have not given the names of the people involved in the crash. Police say the crash occurred at 400 W Raleigh Blvd. in Rocky Mount at 6:20...
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Motorcyclist dies in crash with car in Rocky Mount, police say

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – A motorcyclist died in a crash in Rocky Mount on Thursday evening, police said. The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. along the 4000 block of W. Raleigh Boulevard, according to a news release from Rocky Mount police. Police said the wreck involved the motorcyclist and...
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RRPD doesn't believe threat against RRHS was locally generated

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Bobby Martin said it is not believed a threat of violence against Roanoke Rapids High School was generated locally. The threat against the school came in the form of an Instagram post which said, “RRHS better be on lookout if y’all wanna live tomorrow … Tired of me white sh*#t so ima shoot da bi*#h up.”
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Train vs. tractor trailer mishap closes Edgecombe County road

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - An Edgecombe County road was shut down Friday morning after a tractor-trailer was hit by a train. It happened shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Anaconda Road in Tarboro, across the street from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office. It appears the tractor-trailer was turning into a...
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Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

ROCKY MOUNT — City police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash. At 6:20 p.m. Thursday officers responded to the 400 block of W. Raleigh Boulevard in reference to a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and another vehicle, said Cpl. Ricky Jackson, public information officer for the Rocky Mount Police Department.
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Greensville County Schools close due to a ‘received threat’

EMPORIA, Va. (WRIC) — Greensville County schools were closed Friday as a result of a “received threat,” according to Greensville County Public Schools and the Greensville County Sheriff’s Office. The notice was posted at 10:31 p.m. Thursday and included an apology to parents for the late warning. A copy of...
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Rocky Mount man sentenced to 14 years for 2019 armed robbery

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - A Rocky Mount man was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison for his role in a 2019 armed robbery in Raleigh. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Dexter Williams pled guilty to the charges of armed robbery and brandishing a firearm in connection to a crime of violence on June 16, 2021.
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Spots add to Roanoke Rapids fishery

Upper end of small North Carolina lake is great bass destination throughout the fall. Spotted bass have recently become part of the Roanoke Rapids Lake fishery that includes largemouth bass and striped bass. “We have a lot of spotted bass now,” said guide Tim Biesecker of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., who’s...
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Weldon woman charged with stabbing boyfriend

A Weldon woman was charged Saturday for reportedly stabbing her boyfriend, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Scott Hall said around 4 p.m. Deputy A. Wood responded to Vidant North Hospital after receiving a report someone had been stabbed in the 700 block of Sycamore Street. Wood...
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New warden for Gaston Correctional Center

Gaston Correctional Center has a new warden. Christopher Nichols, 39, started his job as the new warden of the state prison in Dallas earlier this month, the state Department of Public Safety announced this week. As warden, Nichols will oversee a staff of around 50 workers. The minimum security prison...
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Rocky Mount Blood Gang member sentenced to 14 years for robbery

WILMINGTON, N.C. – A Rocky Mount man was sentenced Thursday to 168 months in prison for armed robbery and brandishing a firearm in connection to a crime of violence. On June 16, 2021, Dexter Jamal Williams pled guilty to the charges. According to court documents and other information presented in...
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Rocky Mount Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Rocky Mount: Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Sunny during the
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Ribbon cutting on New Little Free Library

Rich Square, N.C. — The family of the late Rev. Dr. Paul A. and Viola T. Bishop will join writer Shelia P. Moses and PETA representatives as they cut the ribbon on a new little free library, dedicated to the Bishops and donated by PETA for Moses’ Northampton County Little Free Library Project. The Bishop family has provided books for it, and PETA has also stocked it with books from its free Barks and Books program, which gives away children’s books with messages of kindness and compassion for animals.
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