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Southern Nash County’s towns are on the cusp of major development, according to local officials. “The sky’s the limit,” said Bailey Mayor Thomas Richards. “Wilson and Raleigh are coming … more
BAILEY — Quick thinking on the part of an employee thwarted a bank robbery last month and dogged detective work led to a suspect’s arrest last week, according to local law enforcement … more
BAILEY — Dozens gathered Friday evening to remember and celebrate the life of 28-year-old Jonathan Ramirez, who died at the hands of Nash County sheriff’s deputies outside his home in February. … more
Nash Community College recognized officers for completing the college’s 57th Basic Law Enforcement Training academy at an Aug. 7 ceremony. “Nash Community College’s law enforcement training … more
NASHVILLE — Reporters descended on the Nash County Sheriff’s Office last week. But it wasn’t murder — or a jailbreak — that brought out the press. Instead, the happy-ending story of an … more
After a scorching start to the week, a cold front could bring cloud cover and heavy rain to the greater Wilson area depending on its path and how long it lingers, Al Thomas explains in this week's … more
SELMA — Authorities say a man shot and killed his roommate Sunday in the rural Johnston County home the men shared.  Johnston County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 7529 … more
A weekend cold front won't cool things off, and the greater Wilson area can expect a return to the dog days of summer as the workweek begins, Al Thomas explains in this installment of The Wilson … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5. Using a per … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family, and friends met to worship our Lord and pray for those lost and injured in the two mass shootings, one in El Paso, Texas and the other on … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County is moving ahead on building a permanent outdoor display of the three “charters of freedom” at the county courthouse. County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to … more
SPRING HOPE — Placing a manufactured home in Spring Hope just got a lot cheaper. The Spring Hope Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to change a zoning text amendment to reduce … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday approved a transportation agreement for involuntary commitments to comply with new state laws effective Oct. 1. Under the agreement between Nash … more
ELM CITY — The Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport reopened Monday with a smooth landing by its biggest customer. Cummins Diesel’s Embraer regional jet landed at 7:52 a.m. with 27 passengers … more
No fowl play is allowed in Bailey and Middlesex, making Spring Hope the only bet for anyone who simultaneously wishes to live in a southern Nash County municipality and raise a handful of … more
WENDELL — A 23-year-old woman was struck by gunfire Saturday while riding in a car on N.C. 97 near Wendell, according to deputies. A Middlesex man has been arrested. The woman’s injuries are not … more
Free children’s lunches end Friday SHARPSBURG — The nonprofit organization Caught Before Fallen will offer free summer meals for children 18 and under from noon to 1 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 9 at the Sharpsburg Exchange Club, 127 … more
The greater Wilson area can expect typical summer weather for much of the week, with high temperatures around or just above 90 and only slight rain chances, Al Thomas explains in this installment of … 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 Wilson County. A recent court … more
A cold front is keeping skies cloudy and rain chances up through Monday, and when it departs, there's another one right on its heels, Al Thomas explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson … more
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