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Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Children enjoy outdoor winter fun

January 19, 2018

Five-year-old Isiah Brantley had the time of his life Thursday playing in the snow with his family.

“He's out of school and having fun,” Isiah's father, Erik Brantley, said. He added Isiah's too young and having too much fun to realize he'll have to make up the past several snow days.…


Annual furniture sale to kick off downtown

January 19, 2018

Thousands of people are expected to come out for the big traditional warehouse sale set to take place this weekend in downtown Rocky Mount.

The first day of the 2018 Bulluck’s Gigantic Warehouse Sale runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and continues from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the historic…


New details of fatal train crash emerge

January 18, 2018

The train wreck that killed a Whitakers couple has left the community in mourning, the sister of one of the victims told the Telegram.

Clairbel Thomas, the sister of Dorothy Lyons, said the couple were well-liked in the community because of their service to their fellow man.

“They were…


Snowstorm blankets Twin Counties

January 18, 2018

For the second time this year, snow is blanketing the Twin Counties, causing local and state authorities to urge residents to stay home and off roadways.

“Don't go out. If you have to go out be cautious, be patient,” said Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Gov. Roy…