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"First comes the rain, then the wind, then probably our coldest temperatures of the season," Albert Thomas Jr. says in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Second-term state Sen. Rick Horner will take a lead role in shaping policy for North Carolina public schools as co-chairman of the Senate’s education committee. Horner, R-Nash, joins Sens. … more
The Nash County Republican Party Executive Committee made a recommendation Thursday to fill the Nash County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat. Sue Leggett, owner of Leggett Farms in … more
After an impromptu closed session during Monday’s Bailey Board of Commissioners meeting, officials announced that Town Administrator Timothy Johnson would resign his post effective 5 p.m. … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation met on a very cold and rainy day last Sunday. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Janice and Bobby Sykes in loving … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The Edgecombe and Nash County Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the East Carolina Agricultural and Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road. … more
The Middlesex Board of Commissioners approved an application on Monday for a U.S. Department of Agriculture public works grant for new equipment — once the USDA reopens for business. Mayor Lu … more
RALEIGH — Every year, the N.C. Department of Labor receives complaints of poster companies that use scare tactics to sell labor law posters. State officials say threats of being fined are bogus and … more
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office has promoted its first woman to the rank of major in the agency’s history. Miste Strickland, who has been with the sheriff’s office since 1997, is also the … more
ELM CITY — A third-generation state trooper was shot during a Monday afternoon traffic stop, drawing sheriff’s deputies, police and troopers to the scene in a manhunt for the suspect by air and … more
At the end of 2018, the Southern Nash High School Future Farmers of America re-chartered its alumni chapter to increase support for agriculture students at the school. Having an alumni chapter allows … more
Nine area officers completed Nash Community College’s 54th Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy on Thursday. Nash Community College has trained law enforcement … more
Alan Barbee has only been president of the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce a couple of weeks, but the lifelong resident is optimistic that the uptick in business he’s experienced will carry on … more
Mild temperatures this week are likely to give way to a deep freeze as cold Canadian air dips into the continental United States over the weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's … more
ELM CITY — A third-generation state trooper was shot during a Monday afternoon traffic stop, drawing sheriff’s deputies, police and troopers to the scene in a manhunt … more
State officials say there was no marching order to yank Confederate battle flags from gift shop shelves at North Carolina’s Civil War battlefields, but they don’t deny reports of a gradual … more
Authorities are searching for a man accused of shooting a North Carolina state trooper Monday evening, according to Wanda Samuel, Wilson County Sheriff's Office chief of staff. John David Jones, … more
State troopers are scouring Wilson County by air and ground after a trooper was reportedly shot Monday evening. Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting, according to the Pitt … more
It will feel cold enough to snow this weekend, but meteorological models only predict rain for the greater Wilson area, Albert Thomas Jr. says in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times … more
Second-term state Sen. Rick Horner will take a lead role in shaping policy for North Carolina public schools as co-chairman of the Senate's education … more
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