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3 charged in death of 16-year-old Wilson boy
WILSON, NC (WTVD) --Three people have been charged in the death of a16-year-old boy in Wilson.Police said Derrius J. Atkinson, 18, Savonte J. Taylor ,16, and Darius P. Taylor, 19, of Wilson, were all charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Rodshawn Barnes.Wilson police would not elabor
$1 million bond set for Greenville man facing firearm, drug charges
Greenville Police arrested Darrin Patterson, 28, of Greenville, on Friday. He's charged with altering a gun serial number and trafficking opium or heroin, among other charges.
Truckers decry city’s parking ban
Rocky Mount truckers, for the second meeting in a row, rolled over the City Council's agenda Monday night, lining up to decry the city's new ban on parking big rigs on private residential properties.
Man arrested on indecent exposure charges
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A man was arrested Monday in Kinston after police said he approached a woman and exposed his private parts.The Kinston Police Department arrested Roderick Jones while he was walking on Old Snow Hill Road.Jones had a warrant for indecent exposure after a report was filed on Jul
House fire probed as arson
According to a statement by the Rocky Mount Fire Department, Rocky Mount fire units were dispatched to the residence at about 5:53 a.m. When units arrived, firefighters found an occupied single-story residence with a moderate amount of fire coming from the back of the structure.
Renovation of downtown hotel to start
Jesse Gerstl, owner and managing partner of LarGerKo Real Estate Investments in Durham, said he and three other partners from California purchased the former Carleton House about seven months ago.
REJECTED - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
JACKSON – They came with t-shirts and hats and signs of all sizes, all bearing the same message: no coal ash.They left with that message still intact and celebrating a decision made by the Northampton County Planning Board not to rezone property near Seaboard where plans were in the works to constru
Friends remember Wilson teen shot while playing video games :: WRAL.com
By Kasey Cunningham, WRAL reporterWilson, N.C.— Family and friends gathered Saturday night in Wilson to honor the memory of a 16-year-old boy.Hundreds of people attended the candlelight vigil to remember Rodshawn Barnes, was shot in his home Monday and later died at a hospital.Barnes’ mother, Letais
Greenville 13's win again at Babe Ruth World Series
Mountain Home, AK - Tyler Bonds pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Owen Boyd and Cameron Greenway drove in runs as Greenville's 13U All-Stars beat Southwest 2-0 at the World Series Monday.Greenville advances to elimination play as the top seed after going 3-1 and giving up just 7 runs.The team will
Washington County magistrate charged with pot possession
Washington County Sheriff Johnny Barnes says Magistrate Danielle Cox, of Roper, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Person shot at intersection in Wilson County, officials say
Google maps image of the area where the shooting happened.ELM CITY, N.C. (WNCN) - Wilson County authorities are investigating after a person was shot early Saturday.The incident happened around 4 a.m. at N.C. Highway 58 and William Chapel Road, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office said.The injured per
Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run in Durham :: WRAL.com
The front grill of the SUV will be significantly damaged, police said. Parts No. 4,5, 9 and 13 in the diagram below were recovered from the scene and should be missing from the SUV.
Woman attacked, killed by dogs while out on walk
LAKE TILLERY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 66-year-old North Carolina woman was attacked and killed by two pit bulls while she was taking a walk. In a statement, Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins said the attack occurred Thursday. Watkins says the woman's husband reported her missing after sh
Investigation underway after body found in Rocky Mount
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) --The Nash County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was discovered in Rocky Mount Friday night.The body was found near the 4900 block of Redman Road in the wood line.Nash County EMS determined the victim was deceased on scene.The Medical Examiner's Office is con
Sheriff says women killed by pit bulls while out on walk
LAKE TILLERY, N.C. (AP) --Authorities say a 66-year-old North Carolina woman was attacked and killed by two pit bulls while she was taking a walk.In a statement, Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins said the attack occurred Thursday.Watkins says the woman's husband reported her missing after she
The Swim: Man’s struggle with the sea leaves him high and dry
We rented a beachfront cottage at Ocean Ridge, a knotty-pine paneled, weather-tested but well-kept home owned by the Roberson family from Tarboro. The beach was a little more than first-down yardage from the porch. A few steps over the dunes brought our bare feet to the water’s edge.
Body found in Nash County
NASH COUNTY (WITN) --The Nash County Sheriff's Office is working to identify the body of a man found in Rocky Mount Friday night.According to a news release, deputies responded to a call concerning a body found in the 4900 block of Redman Road. Nash County EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.Th
Tarboro, Ayden-Grifton host tune-ups for season opener
Tarboro, J.H. Rose, Greene Central, Farmville Central, Rocky Mount, Southeast Halifax, North Edgecombe and Southwest Edgecombe were the teams in attendance.
Two men arrested on drug, weapons charged
According to the report, Dontarius Marquise Barrett of 4029 Blue Eyes Road, Bethel, was charged with felony possession and possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for the sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of
Nash County man sentenced for voting illegally in 2012 and 2016
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Nash County man who voted illegally twice — in 2012 and 2016 — was just sentenced to prison for the crimes, according to a release from the United States Department of Justice.