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A major change in what had become a static summer pattern is forecast this weekend, knocking high temperatures down into the 70s, Al Thomas explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
Southern Nash High School’s varsity football games will be streamed live this year each Friday night. The program’s producer, Mark Cone of Cone Media Group, explained what all of the buzz is … more
New Straitsville, Ohio is one hot place. It was a mining town when my husband’s Irish ancestors settled there in 1871, and plenty of jobs were available. But over time, the miners became … more
SMITHFIELD — In the inaugural Muddy Water Classic stacked with quality competition from around the region, Southern Nash, in all likelihood, was the best football team to take the field Aug. 14 at … more
BAILEY — The town Board of Commissioners voted Monday to create a downtown development organization. The N.C. Department of Commerce’s Main Street and Rural Planning Center will facilitate … more
VHS or DVD? There is an app! It hasn’t been that long ago when I went through a time in my life to which I collected VHS tapes. At one point I owned more than 3,000 and that is quite the … more
SPRING HOPE — On Nov. 6, town Commissioners Brenda Lucas and Nancy Walker will be running for reelection while newcomer Prudence Wilkins is competing for their seats on the board. Brenda Lucas … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash Community College on Friday announced Lew Kyle Hunnicutt as its fifth president. The State Board of Community Colleges has approved the appointment. Hunnicutt is currently … more
NASHVILLE — County commissioners spent Monday afternoon grappling with how best to respond to the growing pressure of residential development by Wake County into southern Nash … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Amada Senior Care has received the 2019 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County announced Monday it was moving ahead with hiring an economic developer and approved terms related to its Oct. 1 withdrawal from the Carolinas Gateway Partnership. County … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family, and friends met to worship our Lord. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Tanya Pitts in loving … more
MIDDLESEX — A major dentist chain with offices in Raleigh and Cary wants to fill an empty building in Middlesex. The town board plans to apply for a state building reuse grant to upgrade the old … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The 2020 Census is still more than seven months away, but Nash County last week began gearing up now to make sure every county resident is counted. County government hosted a … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The Nash UNC Health Care Foundation recently awarded grants, amounting to a total of $347,784, to eight community organizations to support their efforts to promote community wellbeing … more
BAILEY — Police are reminding residents to lock their car doors at night after recent vehicle break-ins. A thief targeted vehicles on Elm Street at around 4 a.m. one morning last week, said … more
Authors to speak at senior center BAILEY — James and Margaret Bailey, authors of “The Country Doctor Museum: Early Medical Practices, Treatments and Medicines” will speak at the Southern Nash Senior Center, 8180 Stoney Hill … more
BAILEY — Family members are counting their blessings after a Sunday evening fire at their mobile home on Camp Charles Road was contained to what was described as minor damage in the kitchen … more
Bracketed by soon-to-be interstate highways, Bailey, Middlesex and Spring Hope should see unprecedented growth in the coming years, but the drive for retail businesses will be more manual than … more
SPRING HOPE — Motorists on N.C. 581 in front of Southern Nash Middle School will notice a convenient change when students return to classes next week. Over the summer, Nash-Rocky Mount Public … more
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