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MIDDLESEX — Big Daddy’s Farm, 11875 N.C. 222, will have Christmas Lights on the Farm from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Attendees can catch a hayride through the farm’s old-fashioned country town … more
In a special meeting that spanned less than five minutes from start to finish Monday evening, the Bailey Board of Commissioners clarified the parameters of installing former police chief Gerald … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation gathered to worship. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Bobby Bunn and I in loving memory of Bobby’s … more
Plenty of sunshine, but bitterly cold — that's the forecast for the greater Wilson area this workweek. A high-pressure system from the northwest will keep skies clear, but overnight lows … more
The daughter of North Carolina’s “education governor,” Rep.-elect Rachel Hunt says strengthening the state’s public schools is at the top of her legislative agenda when she takes office in … more
A Nashville man will spend 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a cocaine conspiracy charge, prosecutors announced last week. U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced … more
Rain on Saturday should bring mild weekend temperatures as a low-pressure system moves in, but a cold front expected to sweep through eastern North Carolina on Monday will bring the chill back, … more
In just about any game, Southern Nash High junior Quinton Cooley's school-record 413 yards rushing would have been the overriding story in Friday's second-round North Carolina High School Athletic … more
LOUISBURG — Authorities say heroin, cocaine, marijuana and moonshine were seized during a raid on a rural Franklin County man's home.  Sheriff's deputies said an investigation into … more
Thanksgiving is almost here. And that means many will hit the roads during what officials say is one of the most dangerous holiday traveling periods. Nearly 1.5 million North Carolinians are … more
The Northern Nash Water System project, a significant expansion of the current Nash County drinking water system, is expected to advertise for construction bids in the coming weeks. On Nov. 15, … more
A grand opening celebration for the Rocky Mount Event Center’s 15,000 square-foot Game Day adventure zone and arcade is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. Guests will have access to the 16 … more
The holidays are once again upon us, and southern Nash County has no shortage of family-friendly town events to put everyone in the Christmas spirit. Residents will be able to fill most weekends in … more
On Friday morning, I had the pleasure of talking with kindergarten through second-grade students at Middlesex Elementary School about my work as a reporter during the school’s annual Career … more
Erik Antonio Espiritu of Middlesex was accepted for enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps on Oct. 19, announced Gunnery Sgt. Thomas D. Schultz, staff non-commissioned officer in charge of the Marine … more
Spring Hope commissioners, hoping to expand participation on the town’s planning board, held a called meeting Monday night to discuss qualifications for selecting members and set the end of the day … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation gathered to worship celebrating the week of Thanksgiving. The sanctuary flower arrangement was presented to glorify God by Bobby Bunn and I in … more
Nash General Hospital and its related operations from its inception in the 1960s and through the 20th century used to be a cash cow for Nash County, caring for patients, expanding its services and facilities and even contributing money to county operations. Nash UNC Health Care Systems, however, caught in the current economic currents affecting all small hospitals, has not seen an operational profit since 2012 and … more
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