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Officials survey damage from Matthew

Assessments are still ongoing as to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Nash County on October 8 and caused flooding in parts of the county the following day.
Though most residents were spared, several homes and businesses in Nashville are still cleaning up after the storm.
Downtown Nashville experienced flooding in the area where McDonald's is up to LaMama's on Washington Street.

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Rally gives HOPE for addiction
Shoes were placed on the ground representing the people who overdosed in 2016.
Rally gives HOPE for addiction

Robin McNallie was overwhelmed as she walked down the sidewalk to enter Glover Park on Saturday. Greeting her were over 150 pairs of shoes representing those who have overdosed on heroin.
As a newcomer to Nash County, the numbers were overwhelming but not surprising. McNallie herself is the mother of a son who is working towards recovery.
McNallie said she was thankful for the support she had received so far in getting her son help, support like the HOPE initiative, started by Nashville's Police Department, and The Anchor Holds, a support group for families of those suffering from addition.

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Early voting starts today!

Nash County Board of Elections Director John Kearney said voters can expect a heavy turnout during the early voting period, which starts on Thursday, October 20.
Early voting will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the Nash County Agricultural Center. Early voting will be held at that site through November 5 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Three additional early voting sites will open up on October 27 and remain open through November 5.

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Nashville adds $50 non-payment fee

Nashville's Town Council approved a new fee schedule for water/sewer and sanitation services that includes the addition of a $50 non-payment fee.
The new schedule was approved earlier this month at the town's regular meeting. A lengthy discussion was held on the item before being approved 3-1. Councilman Larry Taylor voted against the change.
Town Manager Henry Raper told council members the $50 non-payment fee would be added to public utilities.

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Nashville to offer Halloween events

The Town of Nashville is planning to offer its Halloween festivities for youth on Monday, October 31.
The fun will begin at 4 p.m. at the Harold D. Cooley Library with a fall festival that will include games and prizes. The festivities will end at 5:30 p.m.
Cooley Library is also offering a special Halloween story time on Halloween morning at 10:30 a.m.
Following the fall festival, parents can bring youth to Glover Park for the Parks and Recreation Department's annual Haunted Walking Trail, which will be held from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Candy stations will be set up along the walking trail.

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My Sister's House holds grand opening in Rocky Mount
Pictured above, on the front row in the center, Board Chair Tonya Slocum cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the new offices in Rocky Mount. Pictured with Slocum are other board members, My Sister's House staff and members of the community.
My Sister's House holds grand opening in Rocky Mount

Staff at My Sister's House are settling into their new location at Station Square in Rocky Mount.
A grand opening celebration was held on October 6 for the new facility.
The new Rocky Mount offices opened on August 1 but the grand opening celebration was delayed to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is recognized every October.

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Asphalt machine saves town money
Asphalt machine saves town money

The Town of Nashville is putting a new asphalt recycler machine it recently purchased to good use.
Town Council members approved the purchase of the machine at their annual retreat earlier this year. The new machine cost the town $79,945.
The asphalt recycler takes old pavement and melts it down into a patching material.
Larry Williams, Nashville's Public Works Director, said the machine has already been used around 10 times and will save the town a lot of money.

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