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A larceny was reported on 4/7/14 at 712 S Bass Drive in the parking lot
A maintaining a dwelling/place/vehicle with a controlled substance and possession of marijuana was reported on 4/8/14 at 803 Old Wilson Road
A missing person was reported on 4/8/14 at 5948 Stott Street
A missing person was reported on 4/8/14 at 7079 NC Highway 301 North
A narcotics violation was reported on 4/8/14 on W Virginia Street
A narcotics violation was reported on 4/8/14 at Dollar General
Nash County Master Gardeners are hard at work preparing for the annual Master Gardener Plant Sale, which will be held on Saturday, April 26.
The plant sale has been the group’s major fundraiser for many years, said Anne Pierce, chair of the plant sale.
Proceeds from the sale help fund upkeep and enhancement of the arboretum, which is located on the grounds of the Nash County Agriculture Center in Nashville.
Red Oak Middle School recently sponsored The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Pasta for Pennies fundraiser, presented by Olive Garden. During a three week period, Beta Club students collected spare change from classrooms each morning. On two occasions Beta Club members and other student volunteers worked the afternoon car line collecting money as part of the “Clean out Your Console for Cancer” part of the fundraiser.
Stanley “Big Grif” Griffin spoke to the Park Avenue Community Watch last week about his desire to be the next Nash County Sheriff.
Griffin, of Nashville, is running on the Democratic ticket in the May primaries against Gene Braswell. Braswell spoke to the Community Watch in March.
Gene Braswell spoke to the Park Avenue Community Watch in March. Braswell is running on the Democratic ticket in the May primary against Stanley Griffin.
Braswell grew up in Castalia. Upon graduating from Northern Nash High School in 1973 he joined the U.S. Airforce and served for 5 1/2 years.
Jared Johnson, a senior at Southern Nash High School, is pictured during the candle-lighting ceremony held April 1.
The NRMPS Career Technical Education (CTE) department recently celebrated the accomplishments of seniors from Nash Central High School, Northern Nash High School, Rocky Mount High School and Southern Nash High School during the 2014 National Technical Honor Society induction held April 1 at the Nash Community College Brown Auditorium.
Cedar Grove Elementary School has released its Distinguished Cedar Leaders and Honor Roll List for the fourth six weeks.
Kindergarten students named to the list include Kaelin Hill, Lynwood Harmon, Jr., Zoey Rose, Isabella Walton, Amber Varnell, Alexia Faison, Jabari Silver, Kayla Richardson, Jayden Morris and Kiawah Hill.
Mohamed and Memrie Ibrahim of Rocky Mount announce the engagement of their daughter, Nadia Corrinne Ibrahim of Rocky Mount, to Kevin Charles Strickland of Nashville, the son of Charles and Joyce Strickland of Nashville. The wedding will take place June 21, 2014.
The United States Marshals Service joined the Rocky Mount Police Department in a special operation, which resulted in over 400 people being arrested.
Law enforcement officers from numerous agencies fanned out across the city of Rocky Mount and the surrounding areas of Nash and Edgecombe Counties over recent weeks as part of Operation Cerberus, with the goal of locating and apprehending subjects wanted for a variety of offenses.
Public safety agencies nationwide recognize the critical role played by public safety telecommunicators. These professionals are the true first “first responders” and one of the most critical contacts citizens have with emergency services. Every year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. In 1992, Congress proclaimed it a national week of recognition.
The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum will hold its second annual banquet and auction Saturday, April 26 at Hunter Hill Cafe, 501 Old Mill Road, Rocky Mount. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under.
This year’s presenter, Doug Riddell, will “recall living in Rocky Mount, a town shaped by the railroad and explain why it is in a unique position to host a museum dedicated to railroaders.”
Several fifth-graders pose for a photo with Ronald McDonald on Tuesday, March 25, when Cedar Grove Elementary hosted Ronald McDonald for a fun, interactive presentation entitled, “Go Active with Ronald McDonald!” Students were entertained and challenged by Ronald McDonald to get active doing whatever it is you like to do that involves moving. He got the students up and moving and having fun at the same time.
Rotarian President-Elect Ron Green, left, stands with Mayor David Combs, who spoke to the Rocky Mount Rotary Club on Monday April 7th at the DoubleTree hotel during their 1pm meeting.
Sunday was Psalm Sunday- the beginning of Holy Week. The weather could not have been more beautiful than it was on this special Sunday, as Peachtree folks gathered for worship.
Sanctuary flowers were given by Brent Griffin in memory of Eric Vick, the son of Faye and Reggie Vick. Eric died in Iraq in the service of his country on April 4, 2007. His sacrifice is not forgotten.
Our choir sang “He Did it All For Me” for the call to worship. Pastor Ronnie welcomed everyone and prayed the prayer of invocation. Today being Palm Sunday, our music and message centered on that day. I was not able to attend again today, but I listened to a CD of the service. I still miss the fellowship and smiling faces. Hope to be back soon.
Hymns of worship were “At The Cross” and “The Old Rugged Cross.”
Flowers Sunday were placed in the church by Linda Fisher, Betty Ann Fisher and Nancy Booze in honor of their mother, Mrs. Dorothy Fisher who was celebrating her 85th birthday. Sunday afternoon they gave her a really nice party at the fellowship hall across the street. It was really nice. They had requested no gifts but instead brought pictures, cards and write-ups about Dorothy to honor her.
Camp Mundo Vista is great fun! Over 107 girls, mom, and staff from 9 churches and 2 associations participated in the 18th Annual North Roanoke Baptist Association GA Mother/Daughter Overnight Camp on April 11-12 at Camp Mundo Vista near Asheboro. There were owls everywhere to remind campers of the theme, “Whooo...Me?”
Campers learned that God calls each of us to be on mission for him.
Bethel Heroes 636 members, of United Daughters of the Confederacy, attended the District VIII meeting, in Elm City. Pictured (L-R) are: Helen Sharpe, Margaret Sink, Dottie Barrett, Gary Riggs (Confederate Soldier Reenactor), Jeanette Starling Mcllwean, Margie Parker Brantley, and Edith Coggin Whitley.
The Nash County Agriculture Center will host a pesticide collection event on Thursday, April 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the parking lot.
Farmers, agribusiness and the general public are invited to bring old, unwanted or partially used pesticides for proper disposal. Pesticides accepted include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides and plant growth regulators.
Winners in the first and second levels of the PianOlympics competition are pictured with their teachers.
ROCKY MOUNT — Local music students earned honors earlier this month when the Rocky Mount Piano Teachers Association held its annual PianOlympics competition March 15 at Church of the Shepherd.
This year’s competition drew 101 piano students, representing 14 area teachers. Each student performed two memorized compositions and was evaluated in one of seven levels according to musical accomplishments.