Teen Cook Out employee in Rocky Mount faces charges after shooting 19-year-old during altercationABC11 Eyewitness News23 HOURS AGO
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Police: Teenage Cook Out employee shot 19-year-old
A teenage Cook Out employee was charged Friday with attempted murder after a 19-year-old was shot. Police responded to a fight and shooting at the Cook Out at 1020 N. Wesleyan Blvd. around 12:05 a.m. Officers with the Rocky Mount Police Department charged a 16-year-old girl with attempted murder and...
Teen Cook Out employee in Rocky Mount faces charges after shooting 19-year-old during altercation
Rocky Mount police said the 16-year-old employee shot a 19-year-old during an altercation at the restaurant.
Nashville awarded $407K grant for business park
The Town of Nashville and Nash County’s aspirations to build a shell building at the Nashville Business Center moved forward in a big way Thursday with an announcement from the Golden LEAF Foundation. The town was awarded a $407,550 grant to rough grade Lot 3 in the industrial park. The 12-acre lot, which has been cleared and grubbed with the aid of a previous Golden LEAF grant, has significant surface slope, and the rough grading will make it suitable for industrial development. ...
Arrest made in death of Rocky Mount man
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Police have made an arrest after finding a man dead in a Rocky Mount home. Police say they went to a home on Cypress Street after someone asked them to check on a person there. According to police, when they got to the home they...
Rocky Mount felon sentenced to 12 years for July 2022 double shooting in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Rocky Mount man was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for a July 2022 Raleigh shooting on Poole Road that injured two. According to court records and evidence presented in court, 34-year-old Terrance Daniels was involved in a shooting outside of a convenience store on Poole Road in Raleigh on July 6, 2022.
Wilson County deputies arrest 3 in string of Facebook Marketplace robberies
The victims, hailing from Cary, Benson and other areas, reported that they responded to a post on Facebook in response to an enclosed trailer for sale. They were then robbed, the sheriff's office said.
Wilson (N.C.) CC Sold to McConnell Golf
The club opened in 1915 on the site that is currently known as Willow Springs Country Club. Membership grew at a rapid rate following World War II and eventually grew too large for its initial home. Unable to expand the facilities, the club moved across town to its current site in 1973.
Amelia Harper: Salvation Army ready to help people in crisis
The Salvation Army stands ready to help others in the community in times of crisis, as we recently did in the wake of the QVC fire. At a recent meeting of the United Way Community Champion’s luncheon held at the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan University, Dr. Haywood Parker, one of the board members for United Way, shared some of the impact that The Salvation Army made in helping families who were impacted by that fire and the subsequent closing of the...
Protecting Patients at Nash General Hospital
In the beautiful mountains of Nash County, North Carolina, in the small town of Rocky Mount rests Nash General Hospital. This hospital has a huge impact on the local community, offering excellent patient care to people in need since it was founded in 1971. Nash General Hospital is a 282-bed facility and functions as the primary provider for Nash, Edgecombe and surrounding counties. In addition, Nash General Hospital features a Women’s Center, Cardiovascular Services, and a Critical Care Unit, and is home to thousands of employees who have dedicated their careers to provide the best medical attention possible.
Robbery suspect accused of strangling woman
A local man with indictments pending against him for a list of traffic-related violations in Nash County and for armed robbery in the Edgecombe County part of Rocky Mount is charged by city police with feloniously committing assault by strangulation, judicial system records said. Raymond Staton, 26, is accused of grabbing Briana Smith around the neck, Nash County District Court records said. Additionally, the Nash County District Court records said...
Man accused of robbing, attacking woman
A local man with a prior record was charged with committing felony common law robbery and misdemeanor assault on a female in a police case, Nash County District Court records said. Brian Hinton, 29, is accused in the court records of on May 14 taking a cell phone worth $60 from Armangela Dunston and pushing and grabbing her. Common law robbery occurs when someone forcibly takes property from another person...
Police find man dead in home
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Police are investigating after finding a man dead in a Rocky Mount home. Police say they went to a home on Cypress Street after someone asked them to check on a person there. According to police, when they got to the home they found a...
Southside Academy names new school.chief
The Southside Academy Board of Directors announced the hiring of Breona Walker as the new head of school during the school’s first kindergarten graduation. Walker received a warm reception from the almost 200 people gathered for the occasion. She is a graduate of N.C. Central University and is currently completing her master’s degree in organizational leadership at Chowan University. She previously served as dean of culture at Rocky Mount Prep...
Pay raise proposed for city's public works employees
City Councilman Andre Knight on Wednesday afternoon made clear he believes the Rocky Mount Public Works Department’s employees should receive at least a 10 percent across-the-board pay increase. City Manager Keith Rogers Jr., in response, emphasized he believes the council should adopt a completed city classification and compensation plan as part of the proposed municipal operating budget for the fiscal year 2023-24. Knight and Rogers went back and forth during...
Conetoe man jailed under $1M bond after drug bust
A Conetoe man was jailed under a $1 million secured bond on illegal-drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed at his house and a search of his vehicle resulted in the confiscation of about 1,435 pressed fentanyl pills in the glove box, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said via Facebook. James Jordan III was arrested Tuesday after months of investigations into the ongoing sale and delivery of crack cocaine in the Conetoe and Princeville areas and after controlled purchases of illegal drugs were made...
HCSO roundup: Alamance man charged; man struggles with deputy
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Lieutenant Shane Guyant:. On Thursday Deputy D. Bybee was patrolling in the south Weldon area when he attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver, later identified as Tevonshe Jamarri Brown, refused to stop and a...
Police investigate robbery at local motel
Police are trying to find who was responsible for having committed a robbery this weekend in one of the rooms of a local motel. Officers about 4:30 a.m. Sunday responded to the Rocky Mount Inn in the 1900 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard in the northern part of the city, police said in an email. The victim, Kerry Pittman, said two people entered and took personal property before fleeing the...
Repaving project slated for U.S. 64
About 20 miles of U.S. 64 in Edgecombe County are going to be repaved because the state Transportation Department has awarded two contracts totaling $30.5 million for such work to be done. Barnhill Contracting of Rocky Mount is authorized to do $17.9 million worth of the work, while Fred Smith Co. of Raleigh is authorized to do $12.6 million worth of the work, department spokesman Andrew Barksdale said in a news release. ...
Photographers from around the world display pictures on the streets of downtown Wilson
WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) — The ninth Eyes on Main Street in downtown Wilson is displaying pictures taken by artists from all over the world. This year’s edition of the streetside exhibition started on Friday and will continue until Sept. 10. It features 100 artists for 100 days in the windows and on the walls of […]
Multiple fights reported at ENC courthouse
EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Multiple people have been arrested following several fights at the Edgecombe County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, an undisclosed number of fights started inside the county courthouse on Wednesday, followed by more fights outside the courthouse. Deputies said that...
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