The Nash County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in the 3100 block of Old Carriage Road. Deputies responded to a medical call at a home around 2:09 a.m. involving a man who was found unresponsive by a family member.Upon arrival it was determined the man was deceased from a gunshot wound.
TRAINING - Nashville's Fire Department staff and volunteers trained Monday night in downtown Nashville to establish positioning of the department's new ladder truck if ever needed for the downtown buildings or the courthouse. The truck was stationed in the middle of the street within reach of the nearest hydrant and the reach of the ladder was measured for future placement should there be a need.
The Town of Red Oak is moving forward with hosting its annual Christmas Festival and Parade. Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday night to continue with the event, which is set for Saturday, November 28. Town Clerk Tracy Shearin said the town had a successful, yet socially distanced July 4th event and hopefully by the time the Christmas event comes around, the state will have moved out of phase two.
Nashville's Downtown Strong Advisory Board for the Municipal Service District (MSD) is reviewing a draft of an ordinance which could give the town the authority to handle the outcome of derelict commercial or industrial properties. Advisory Board Chairperson Dylan Bunch said at July's meeting that some programs successfully encourage partnerships to purchase dilapidated buildings for the purpose of repairing for resale...
A five-year-old Middlesex boy was shot and killed at his father's Wilson home while playing outside on Sunday afternoon. Wilson Police were called to a shooting in the 5100 block of Archers Road just after 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 9. Cannon Hinnant was reportedly playing outside his father's home when he was shot in the head. Hinnant was taken to Wilson Medical Center, where he died.
Mittie Richardson has lived a lot of years, 100 to be exact, and according to her pastor, she's also put a lot of living into those years. Richardson, of Hollister, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, August 8 at Autumn Care. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Richardson wasn't able to celebrate with family the way she had hoped but Autumn Care made sure she still celebrated.
A Nash County man in his late 80's has become the 14th COVID-19 related death. The man, who reportedly had underlying health conditions, died on August 10 from complications associated with the virus. "Our deepest and most sincere condolences are extended to the family and care staff of this patient," said Bill Hill, Nash County Health Director.
Nash County Public Schools hosted two community information meetings to provide parents with a better understanding of how the upcoming school year will work. The sessions were held on Monday morning, August 10 and Tuesday evening, August 11 and aired on the school system's YouTube channel. The hour and a half session included a 45-minute presentation on what Plan C is, which the school system will begin the school year under on Monday, August 17.