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State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, has co-sponsored a bill to expand Medicaid in North Carolina. House Bill 5 would increase access to affordable health care for more than 500,000 North Carolina … more
December labor market data shows a promising declining trend in the state’s unemployment rate, and while December figures have yet to be released for each county, Nash County rates have also … more
Spring Hope commissioners formally abolished the current and separate Board of Adjustment and assumed its zoning responsibilities themselves on Monday. After a public hearing where no one spoke, … more
Clayton Home Building Group has announced a multi-phase renovation at its Clayton Nashville homebuilding facility. The first phase will focus on improvements … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation met on a very beautiful day last Sunday. God is good all the time. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Beverly Wilson … more
A Bailey couple is searching for a gravesite dating back to the 1800s they say has historical significance to the community. James and Margaret Bailey are retired educators … more
With temperatures in the high 60s to mid-70s, the remainder of the workweek will feel like an early spring. But a cold front arriving on Friday will bring a chilly weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains … more
Punxsatawney Phil predicted an early spring Saturday morning, and weather patterns for the greater Wilson area this weekend and early in the workweek appear to agree. With the polar vortex in a … more
SPRING HOPE — Police say a phony license plate led them to a stolen car and a wanted man with unserved arrest warrants in Nash and Wilson counties. Spring Hope police stopped a car on North … more
DUNN — During a visit to Harnett County, Gov. Roy Cooper said he would not rule out the possibility of moving a controversial statue from the UNC Chapel Hill campus to Harnett County. Silent … more
WILSON'S MILLS — A 29-year-old woman who had been missing for nearly a month has been found alive and well in Pennsylvania, Wilson's Mills Police Chief A.Z. Williams said.  Amanda Megan … 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
SPRING HOPE — A public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance amendment will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4 at Spring Hope Town Hall, 118 W. Railroad St. Meetings are open to the … more
PORT Health Services is opening a mental health and substance abuse clinic in Rocky Mount and will celebrate the new resource with a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the … more
In a brief special meeting Thursday, Bailey commissioners decided to begin soliciting applications for permanent part-time employees so training efforts can flow as smoothly as possible. The … more
Former state legislator Bobbie Richardson, who represented Nash and Franklin counties in the N.C. House, has been elected first vice chair of the North Carolina Democratic … more
Authorities say a man threw a gun from his car last Thursday while leading Spring Hope police on a 100 mph chase that ended in Halifax County. Police initiated a traffic … more
A night that started in celebration Friday ended in tragedy for a Nash County family left reeling after a car crash ended the lives of two young parents. “The accident happened at 8. I was … more
We have all been so blessed that the Lord has provided us with these beautiful days lately. The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation met on one of those beautiful days last Sunday. The sanctuary … more
Middlesex lacks a chamber of commerce, but strategic planning over the past few years has helped the town to grow and thrive. “I’m satisfied with the growth rate we’re having. It’s … more
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