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Every year I have this problem: I can’t find some Christmas presents I just know I have purchased. Maybe I should just wait until the last minute to do my shopping. I thought I’d done better … more
MIDDLESEX — The girlfriend of a Wilson man missing for 16 years said she isn’t involved in his disappearance. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished on Christmas Day 2003. His girlfriend … 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
NASHVILLE — The food permit suspension of a popular local barbecue restaurant has been lifted after testing proved negative for salmonella, which was found at the establishment last month. Doug … more
SPRING HOPE — Walking around Spring Hope will soon be safer thanks to improvements to more than 2,500 square feet of sidewalk. The Spring Hope Board of Commissioners recently approved a contract … 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
NASHVILLE — A murder suspect remained on the lam after police obtained a fugitive warrant charging him in connection with a fatal home invasion last month. Montreal Tyrek Cooper, 20, of Maple … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash Community College’s Small Business Center has postponed most of its seminars due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is directing entrepreneurs and business owners to online … more
A cold front expected to stall out to our north could bring showers and thunderstorms late this week and into the weekend, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
RALEIGH — Billy Narron of Middlesex is among the more than two dozen cooks who will compete for the honor of being crowned the state’s best whole hog barbecue cook this week. The Whole Hog … more
MIDDLESEX — Sixteen years ago on Christmas Day, a Wilson mother waited for her son to return from a visit to his girlfriend’s house. The holiday meal was ready and the family had gathered at … more
Social media posts helped Nash County Sheriff’s Office detectives identify and apprehend father and son suspects in several felony breaking and entering cases. Melvin Ray Edmondson, 47, and … more
ROCKY MOUNT — UNC Cardiology at Nash has recently opened an outpatient Heart Failure and Intravenous Diuresis Clinic to improve care and access to services for heart failure patients. “We have … more
NASHVILLE ­— Some Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools teachers got a shocking surprise when their December paychecks were a couple hundred dollars short. Ten-month employees who elect to … more
SHARPSBURG — The town council has approved dividing the town administrator’s office in Sharpsburg Town Hall so the mayor will have an office in the building. Town Manager Stevie Cox said Mayor … 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
LOUISBURG — Matthew Winslow, founder and president of Winslow Homes, has filed for the open state House seat in District 7, which covers all of Franklin County and part of Nash County. Winslow … more
ROCKY MOUNT — As part of a nationwide effort to reduce the use of medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Nash UNC Health Care will begin performing only priority, urgent and emergent … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Health Department is reporting the first COVID-19-associated death in Nash County. The male patient, in his late 70s with underlying conditions, died Tuesday from … more
Eastern North Carolina will see ample relief from Hurricane Dorian this weekend and into the workweek, Al Thomas says in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
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