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The town of Bailey has been awarded a number of grants to make inroads toward lifting its 16-year sewer moratorium. But one of those grants is now in jeopardy due to contractors’ failure to meet a … more
Local author Michael K. Brantley has been awarded an Archie K. Davis Fellowship for 2019-20 to help fund research on his latest book project about an overlooked North Carolina historical figure from … more
A regional nonprofit says there’s an urgent need for Type O-negative blood donors, whose blood can be used in variety of circumstances. The Blood Connection, a nonprofit regional community blood … more
Several area students have received AgYouth Leadership Awards from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina. The awards were established to honor students who excel in the classroom and … more
Spring Hope’s eagerly anticipated N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles license plate agency opened its doors Tuesday morning. The Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce is contracted to operate the … more
Nash Community College will host runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors at the fifth annual Run for Knowledge 5K and 1-mile fun run on Saturday, April 27. Proceeds from all race activities … more
Bailey-area churches joined forces to bring hundreds of residents together Saturday for a community-wide day of family fun. The inaugural Bailey Community Eggsplosion was organized by local … more
The North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, an organization that promotes fellowship among Revolutionary War descendants, has selected Renny Taylor as the Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American … more
Resurrection Sunday was a beautiful day. The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family and friends met to worship our risen Lord on Easter Sunday. The church was full of the faithful knowing what … more
“Being a teacher is being a superhero. The kids think you can walk on water, pick up mountains and move them around because they have this genuine pure interest in whatever you have to say. If you … more
Like many school districts across the state, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will use May 1 as an optional workday, according to Patricia Hollingsworth, the district’s chief communications … more
Temperatures will be at or above the seasonal average of 75 degrees in the Wilson area this week with plenty of sunshine, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
A mild weekend with some clouds and a slight chance of a stray shower should follow Friday's storms, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this edition of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Several area students have received AgYouth Leadership Awards from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina. The awards were established to honor students who excel in the classroom and … more
Crime prevention panels to meet ROCKY MOUNT — The Edgecombe and Nash County Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 18 at the East Carolina Ag and Education … more
About 120 Boy Scout campers are safe after torrential downpours flooded Nash County roads and required a Saturday afternoon rescue. Nash County Emergency Management responded to Boy Scouts of … more
Boice-Willis Clinic and Nash UNC Health Care are combining cardiology resources. As of May 1, Boice-Willis cardiology providers Dr. Sudhir Prasada and adult nurse practitioner Phyllis Hayes will … more
Rain didn’t stop the fun and laughter of Southern Nash High School students, parents and alumni during Saturday’s all-day Bird Bash celebrating the school’s 50th anniversary. more
The Bailey town board welcomed the Rev. Ervin Powell as its newest commissioner Monday evening, filling the panel’s only vacancy. more
When April Baker was a struggling single mother relying on government assistance and help from the community to make ends meet, she made a promise to God. If He would meet her needs, she would make it her life’s work to pay it forward by taking care of others who were barely getting by. more
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