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MIDDLESEX ­— A retired military officer trying to set up a used car lot says the town is blackballing him while the town’s top official contends it’s just the way things have always been … more
SPRING HOPE — A proposed minimum building code ordinance for homes and nonresidential buildings sent to the Spring Hope Planning Board for review will not be submitted to town commissioners for … more
Federal authorities have charged a Bailey man with establishing a fake charity and bilking his employer out of more than $350,000. The FBI arrested Steven Kent Strange, 49, late last week, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The Nash Community College Small Business Center will hold a seminar, “Financing Your Small Business,” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Participants will explore the advantages and … more
SPRING HOPE — As always, this year’s Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival kicks off with the Miss Pumpkin Queen Pageant. The 2019 pageant is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hope … more
What a wonderful Sunday at Peachtree Baptist Church. Peachtree celebrated its 210th anniversary with a homecoming service and dinner on the grounds. There were more than 100 people attending, … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County officials on Monday amended the land development plan map and unified development ordinance to make three changes to the county’s zoning policy. The county Board of … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The seventh annual Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken, a local celebration of life established to honor all children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant demise, is … more
NASHVILLE — Satisfied with the early success of Nash County’s broadband initiative, county commissioners Monday approved the second phase of their agreement with Cloudwyze, a $950,400 expansion … more
SPRING HOPE — Town commissioners holding off final decision on a sidewalk project until residents have a chance to see the plan. The sidewalk improvement plan will allow pedestrians to get … more
MIDDLESEX — A weekend standoff ended with tear gas deployed and a man being taken into custody, authorities said. Nash County sheriff’s deputies took a 39-year-old man into custody. His name … more
SPRING HOPE — Downtown Spring Hope has lots of charm — the antique and rummage shops, the architecture, food and entertainment — and then there are the cats. Seemingly hundreds of cats. For … more
MIDDLESEX — A business owner has donated $10,000 toward a firetruck and is challenging fellow business owners, organizations and residents and to give something as well. Ron Horn, who lives in … more
BAILEY ­­— A local land developer who wants to build a super-sized subdivision in southern Nash County is seeking support from the Bailey Board of Commissioners. Elm City resident … more
Above-average temperatures and low humidity will mark eastern North Carolina's transition from summer to fall on Monday, Al Thomas explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times … more
OXFORD — The county attorney said Tuesday he may consider asking a judge to remove Granville Sheriff Brindell Wilkins from office after the sheriff was indicted on criminal charges connected to an … more
SPRING HOPE — Thanks to a deal between town and county officials, the Spring Hope Community Park should have new playground equipment by spring. The hard plastic equipment replaces aging wooden … more
BAILEY — The town’s downtown development organization is taking shape. “We want as diverse a membership as possible,” said Walter Wells, head of the organization’s steering committee, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Hundreds of supporters will gather at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex this Saturday for Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center’s 29th Walk for Life and first 5K Run for Life. … more
Greenheart Exchange is currently looking for more families to host students from different parts of the world, empowering them to seek personal growth and fill in cultural gaps. Greenheart views … more
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