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Widening Project for Eastern/Old Carriage/Sunset set for next fall

Planning and development are under way on proposed plans to widen stretches of Eastern Avenue, North Old Carriage Road and Sunset Avenue between Nashville and Rocky Mount. Additionally, there is another proposed plan to convert the Sunset Avenue bridge over Interstate 95 into a new interchange – a…


Nashville, N.C. Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced MICHAEL LEE DRAKE, 52, of Nashville, North Carolina to 120 months imprisonment, followed by 8 years of supervised release. DRAKE was named in an Indictment filed…



Armed Robbery occurred – Rocky Mount

Around 8:15pm last night (Friday 9/7) a person was robbed on the 300 block of Fairview Rd in Rocky Mount. Two suspects used a handgun and robbed a person of a laptop, wallet, cash and 2 backpacks. According to the report and citizens the robbery happened in a…


Nashville Woman Sentenced to 42 Months for Drug Conspiracy

United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced sade shana holland, also known as “SHARDE RICHARDSON,” 27, of Nashville, North Carolina to 42 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release. HOLLAND…



Repaving Contract for Edgecombe, Nash Counties Totals $4.6 million

Sections of several highways in Edgecombe and Nash counties will be resurfaced over the next year. The N.C. Department of Transportation this month approved a $4.6 million contract with Barnhill Contracting Co. of Rocky Mount to resurface almost 39 miles in the Twin Counties. The work includes: N.C….




Man arrested on Heroin and other drug charges – Nash

MAHMOUD MAJDI SHEHADEH, 33 was arrested last night and charged with the following TRAFFICKING OPIUM/HEROIN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA MAINTAINING A DWELLING FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE He is currently in the Nash County Jail under no bond pending first appearance.  


Two arrested after attempting to steal an ATV – Nash

This morning around 2am a homeowner on Taylors Store Rd in Nash County caught two males trying to steal an ATV. The suspects TRUMAINE CLARK 32, and DANARIUS WOOTEN 23, took off in the U-Haul truck that they were driving. The homeowner caught up with them and advised…