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Temperatures should be stable this weekend, but cloud cover and rain chances could fluctuate wildly as the workweek begins, Al Thomas explains in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast … more
An email from acting Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Superintendent Brian Miller informed the system's board members and administration this week that Patricia Hollingsworth, the system's chief … 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 … more
PIKEVILLE — A Charles B. Aycock High School teacher has resigned after being arrested on allegations that he had an inappropriate physical relationship with a student.  Ryder Heith … more
NASHVILLE — Three women, including a local elected official, claim age and gender discrimination in a lawsuit filed against a regional nonprofit that operates in Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson … more
Solar farms cropping up around southern Nash County are good for the economy and environment, according to local officials and a statewide conservancy group. “In my opinion, solar farms have … more
BAILEY — When 80-year-old Susie Boddie Graham fell ill a few years ago, her adult son moved back home to care for her. “He was a real man, but he cleaned up around the house for me. He took … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday approved a conditional use permit for a 692-acre solar farm between Spring Hope and Middlesex, the 29th and largest solar farm in Nash County. The … more
Officers with the Spring Hope Police Department broke up a knife fight and conducted an involuntary commitment that turned violent when the subject attacked an officer, among other calls in the last … more
MIDDLESEX — The Middlesex Board of Commissioners promoted a police officer and accepted the resignation of three other officers during Monday’s meeting. The board promoted Joe Amos to … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Gospel musician and school administrator Tevis Harris has released his first single as an independent artist. “Fight” will be featured on Harris’ forthcoming gospel album … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash Community College mathematics department chair Professor Dina Pitt recently volunteered as a read-aloud guest at Peacemakers’ Freedom School, an eight-week program that helps … more
ZEBULON — Elected officials voted Aug. 5 to let the proposed development of more than 1,000 new homes in two proposed subdivisions in Zebulon move forward, but recognized that the projects may … more
In a few months I’ll officially be a Medicare recipient. Yep, the magic number 65 is rising on the horizon. As a result, I’ve been thinking back over my life, reviewing what I’ve … more
Two Rocky Mount men will serve federal prison time after pleading guilty to drug charges in separate cases, prosecutors announced last week. Marcus Antonio Lucas, 42, received a six-year sentence … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The Nash clinical pastoral education program, a service of Nash UNC Health Care, has recently been granted full accreditation by the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy … more
ROCKY MOUNT — As local colleges are ramping up for a new academic year, they are also working to foster a culture of collaboration. On Thursday, the presidents of North Carolina Wesleyan College, … more
SPRING HOPE — Kids spent much of the summer without playground equipment at the community park, a situation that won’t improve until town and Nash County officials agree on how to pay for new … more
MIDDLESEX — A back-to-school bash will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Middlesex Community Park on West Hanes Street. The event is open to school-age children in the Middlesex area. Children … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family and friends met to worship our Lord and to continue to pray for all those affected by the violence in this country and around the world. … more
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