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October 17, 2019

Matthew Gailliard watched his mother battle cancer and survive.

It is his hope that a birthday celebration will give others the opportunity to do the same.

For the second straight year, Gailliard will celebrate his birthday outside of traditional norms via his nonprofit group, “Charity over…


October 16, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools recently named Lauren Lampron, principal of W.A. Patillo Middle School, as the district’s 2019-20 Principal of the Year.

Valerie Bridges, superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools, said Lampron exemplifies the qualities needed in a good principal.…


October 16, 2019

Early voting for municipal elections in most Twin Counties towns begins today, but it begins in controversy.

One-stop early voting for most Twin Counties towns, including the runoff election for Rocky Mount mayor, begins today. Edgecombe County will have two sites open: the Board of Elections…

October 16, 2019

A 47-year-old man who served time in state prison after being convicted in 1994 of second-degree murder in Wake County is behind bars again, this time on illegal drug-related charges in Nash County.

Wayne Douglas Wilson is charged with trafficking cocaine by possession, trafficking cocaine by…


October 16, 2019

An unsuccessful candidate for the Ward 3 City Council seat told Mayor David Combs, the council and the public about what she believes is a poor condition of the roof at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

During the citizen input phase of the recent council meeting, Gwen Wilkins, while at the…


October 16, 2019

The Nash Community College Global Scholars program recently sponsored a trip to Washington, D.C.

Students, faculty and community members visited the National African American History Museum, the national monuments and various Smithsonian museums during their visit.

“We were very excited to…


October 15, 2019

The Sunset Avenue-Wesleyan Boulevard intersection is booming with construction of future businesses.

The northeast side of the intersection is going to be the scene of three restaurants and a veterinary clinic.

The wooden frame for a future Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen now is up by the Sunset Avenue…


October 15, 2019

The public speaking phase of Monday evening’s Rocky Mount City Council meeting became a bit bizarre, with a critic of Ward 1 Councilman Andre Knight offering his congratulations to the 16-year incumbent having won re-election to another term in the Oct. 8 municipal election.

Samuel Battle,…

October 15, 2019

The spokeswoman for Rocky Mount’s municipal government has given her notice of resignation, saying she is leaving the Twin Counties to take a position as a spokeswoman in the Delmarva region.

Tameka Kenan-Norman told the Telegram in an email earlier on Monday that Oct. 23 will be her last day…


October 15, 2019

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club’s September highlights include an interesting and fact-filled talk on by City Manager and fellow Rotarian Rochelle Small-Toney.

She shared the city’s key demographics, providing an understanding of the local population and how that relates to addressing…

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