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US-401 closed in Garner after pedestrian struck by car :: WRAL.com

Garner, N.C.— The northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 401 in Garner are closed Monday after a pedestrian was struck, according to police.

WRAL - 2018-08-20 10:46:21

Investigation leads to four arrests in Wayne County

Now the people listed below are facing the following charges:Reginald Lee Jr., 41Trafficking cocaine, possession of a firearm by a felon (6 counts), maintaing a dwelling, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia<$290,000 secured bondYusuf Evans

WITN - 2018-08-19 16:19:00

Deputies in NC seize 4 kilos of cocaine during traffic stop on I-95

Jerime J. Cordero-Alvarez, 29, of Florida, and Edwin J. Rodriguez-Lopez, 25, of New York, were charged with trafficking cocaine by possession and transportation, possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle for the purposes of sell or deliver a controlled substance.


Wilson family mourns the death of teenage son, young father :: WRAL.com

Investigators say Luis Flores-Bravo was shot on July 20 while walking to a gas station to get a soda. Luis left behind a 1-year-old daughter, Melody. Luis, his girlfriend and his family had just celebrated her first birthday.


Sheriff's office say body found in Rocky Mount identified as missing man

Sheriff Keith Stone says 23-year-old Brandon Smith, of Rocky Mount, was reported missing earlier this month after no one had seen or heard from him.


The decision to come home to Wilson

At 17, I imagined my future relationship with Wilson as a place I would occasionally visit family and friends. I had just graduated from high school and was preparing to leave the only town I had ever called home. I knew I would miss my family and friends, but I was not afraid. I knew I was smart an


Agustin, Wiseman lead Potomac to 4-2 win over Carolina

ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) -- Telmito Agustin hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, and Rhett Wiseman homered and had two hits, driving in two as the Potomac Nationals beat the Carolina Mudcats 4-2 on Sunday.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-08-19 20:45:28

Volunteers to build new playground

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the Rocky Mount Housing Authority, the city of Rocky Mount and community residents will join KaBOOM! on Aug. 29 to transform an empty site at Aycock Park into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just six hours.

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

9 pounds of cocaine seized during Nash County traffic stop :: WRAL.com

Nashville, N.C.— The Nash County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Team on Friday stopped a Toyota Camry on Interstate 95 for a traffic violation and found more than nine pounds of cocaine, authorities said.


Deputies seize crack cocaine in raid

On Thursday, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and Special Response Team executed a search warrant at 209 Lucas St. for illegal narcotic violations, officials said.


Leary named to state inmate grievance panel

Members are selected in various categories of experience, and Leary’s board seat was designated for “a member knowledgeable about corrections.” Addison, who is also an attorney, received the seat designated for an attorney nominated by the N.C. State Bar.


Officials find body of missing Rocky Mount man near wooden area

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) --The Nash County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a missing 23-year-old man.Brandon Smith's body was found on Aug. 10 near a wooded area in the 4900 block of Redman Road in Rocky Mount.Smith, a Rocky Mount resident, was reported missing on Aug. 3.Stay on top of brea


Rocky Mount puts hopes in sports tourism :: WRALSportsFan.com

Rocky Mount built its outdoor sports complex in 2007 with hopes of attracting tournaments, and parents with wallets, to town. That strategy has worked.


Fall arts guide: The 11 concerts you won’t want to miss

Most prominent is the“On the Run II” tourco-starring first-family-of-everything Jay-Z and Beyoncé, showing off their latest album as The Carters, “Everything Is Love.” At the moment, theclosest it getsto the Triangle is Columbia, S.C., on Aug. 21, followed by Nashville on Aug. 23 and Atlanta on Aug.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-18 15:07:00

NC man accused of obtaining $3,500 as part of roofing scam

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A man was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he obtained $3,500 for a roof job that was not completed.


Wilson man convicted on federal cocaine charges

On Wednesday, 34-year-old Bondurant Akeem Ruffin was found guilty of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and 28 grams or more of crack cocaine, according to the office of Robert Higdon Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.


Wilson scores winning run in 10th, Carolina beats Potomac 5-4 in walk-off finish

ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) -- Dallas Carroll hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Weston Wilson with the winning run in the 10th inning, as the Carolina Mudcats topped the Potomac Nationals 5-4 on Friday.


Weathercast: Scattered thunderstorms likely in Wilson this weekend, Monday

Daytime highs Saturday, Sunday and Monday should be between 87 to 90 degrees, with overnight lows falling into the low 70s.


2 remaining suspects surrender in shooting death of Wilson teen

Earlier Coverage1 in custody, 2 still sought in Wilson 16-year-old's shooting death, police say


Five charged in robbery at mall parking lot

A 32-year-old man and a 17-year-old teen were held up at gunpoint at about 6 p.m. Friday in the parking lot near the food court, Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin said. Multiple people in a car pulled up next to the pair, pulled a gun on them and demanded their valuables. In the course of the