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A lot of you have written to me and told me how much you enjoy the columns about the cats.  Cooper appreciates it greatly, but is a little peeved to have to share the spotlight with Eevee and … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A section of South Halifax Road in Rocky Mount remains closed after last week’s storms damaged an underground culvert, forming a hole underneath the pavement. The damage … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Retired Brig. Gen. Arnold N. Gordon-Bray will head a new team to spotlight unsolved murders and missing person cases in the Twin Counties and beyond. Still in the early stages … more
RALEIGH — With Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent signing of House Bill 158, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will temporarily waive the requirement that young drivers seeking a Level 2 limited … more
RALEIGH ­— As many across the nation and in North Carolina express horror at George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, N.C. Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks … more
SPRING HOPE ­— Police officers and a local business owner teamed up last week to help kids, and their parents, cool off in the summer heat. “All we were doing was having fun and making … more
RALEIGH — The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation collected and destroyed 13,485 pounds of unused prescription medication so far this years as part of Operation Medicine Drop. That weight in … more
County plans rabies vaccination clinic NASHVILLE — Nash County Animal Control will provide low-cost rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the … more
ROCKY MOUNT ­— For the second time in a decade, a woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to prepare and file false tax returns. The three-year scam resulted in a loss of more than $2 million … more
A message from Pastor Gene Whitehouse of Peachtree Baptist Church: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go” … more
I’ve had trouble with sleeping the last several months. It all started when I stayed up to the wee hours of the morning. What was I doing? I will admit I was reading books that were so interesting … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is partnering with the Boice-Willis Clinic and Nash Surgical Associates to open a new, combined general surgery practice in Rocky Mount.  The new … more
WILSON — The mother of a man missing for more than a decade said recent action in the case gives her hope. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished without a trace from southern Nash County on … more
SPRING HOPE — The Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce is trying to help local businesses affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns with small grants — but organizers need help to make it … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Mayor Sandy Roberson declared a state of emergency late last week due to widespread flooding. Using a combination of boats and high-clearance trucks, the Rocky Mount Fire … more
NASHVILLE — A message appearing recently on the Southern Nash High School website condemning racist social media posts wasn’t specific to the school, but meant for a district-wide … more
NASHVILLE — A Rocky Mount man charged with extortion for confronting a female probation officer over a purported tryst with one of her probationers is upset the state quietly rehired her to … more
NASHVILLE — Free coronavirus testing is being offered as COVID-19 cases in Nash County pass the 350 mark. Nearly 200 of the patients involved have recovered. Out of 351 known infected people … more
The Wilson Times area will likely experience muggy conditions and a chance of showers and thunderstorms through Thursday afternoon. High temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday will reach near 90, but … more
I saw something on Facebook recently that caused me to pause.  Actually, it caused me to put both feet on the brake pedal and come to an angry, screeching, tire-smoking halt. You know, the … more
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