October 19, 2018

Three opponents are vying for the newly created state Senate District 4 seat in this year's midterm election.

The district — historically representing Nash, Wilson, Halifax, Vance and Warren counties — will cover Edgecombe, Wilson and Halifax counties due to redistricting earlier this…

Full slate: 10 games dot Week 10's prep football schedule

October 18, 2018

Big East Conference

Wilson Fike (2-5, 0-2) at Rocky Mount High (6-0, 2-0)

Kickoff: 7 p.m. Friday

Last week: Rocky Mount High defeated Wilson Hunt, 49-0. Wilson Fike lost to Franklinton, 37-36.

Numbers game

Rocky Mount High: All signs point to the offense figuring things out as the Gryphons have…

For FCS, a win Friday would mean another program first

October 18, 2018

On the eve of the Patriots’ regular season finale, on a practice field tucked away on Faith Christian School’s campus behind its 14-month old football field, a fluent language was being spoken on Thursday afternoon.

It was football speak — shovel-passes, fold-blocking, gaps…

New Roses to open in Tarboro

October 18, 2018

TARBORO — An established regional discount retail chain is expanding across the Twin Counties.

Henderson-based Roses that’s owned by Variety Wholesalers Inc. and has more than 100 stores including two Roses in Rocky Mount, will be opening a new location next year at the Riverside…