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ROCKY MOUNT — Mayor Sandy Roberson has declared a state of emergency for the city due to widespread flooding. Unless extended, the state of emergency runs through 6 a.m. Monday. Local … more
ROCKY MOUNT — In a bizarre maneuver Thursday, city officials attempted to walk back their decision to release emails that identify a council member at the center of an unpaid utility bill … more
State troopers say a Bailey man died following a single-car crash Tuesday on Boswellville Road west of Wilson.  The driver, 42-year-old Steven Carroll Evans of 1553 Black Road, died at the … more
Emergency management officials are reminding Nash County residents to avoid flooded roads, especially during and after heavy rainfall like the area experienced Monday and … more
The Wilson Times area is likely to see continued rainfall, heavy at times, through Tuesday night.  Showers and thunderstorms keep a prominent place in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday, … more
A message from Pastor Gene Whitehouse of Peachtree Baptist Church: “I quoted a scripture in my sermon Sunday, ‘Expect Jesus to Come!’ from John’s gospel: ‘By this all men will know that … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Many small businesses in Nash County are struggling with questions about the survival and health of their businesses during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business … more
NASHVILLE — Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools announced last week that the system will keep its athletic programs in what’s known as a dead period until July 6 to allow administrators and coaches … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The identity of a city council member who has nearly $50,000 in unpaid utility bills has been confirmed through public records requests. Mayor Pro-tem Andre Knight received … more
NASHVILLE — New tips are heating up the cold-case disappearance of a Wilson man last seen in southern Nash County more than a decade ago. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished under suspicious … more
NASHVILLE — Southern Nash High School’s head administrator and a new teacher have been named among the year’s top educators for all of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools. Principal … more
ROCKY MOUNT — City officials have voted to remove a Confederate monument that’s stood in Battle Park for more than 100 years. At least two Rocky Mount City Council members who voted … more
BAILEY — The town board is determined to break its public works contract with Envirolink, no matter the fallout. The board is drafting a letter with the help of its attorney to inform the … more
NASHVILLE — The school district soon to be known as Nash County Public Schools has unveiled its new logo. Southern Nash High School senior Matt Foster designed the logo, which features a … more
MIDDLESEX — Due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the town has canceled its National Night Out celebration scheduled for August. “We are sorry to inform everyone that we have … more
The N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a habitual drunken driver last arrested after a single-car crash in Spring Hope three years ago. William Earl Silver Jr., 39, crashed his car … more
With COVID-19 cases in Nash County climbing toward the 300 mark, about a quarter of the patients involved live in southern Nash County. Public health officials announced Monday afternoon that … more
BAILEY — The town board voted Monday evening to give its police chief a pay raise and hire another part-time officer as part of Bailey’s budget for the new fiscal year.  The … more
BAILEY — The town will have additional police coverage with the addition of a new part-time officer. Starlena Osborne of Zebulon joined the Bailey Police Department and took her oath of … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners unanimously approved the 2020-21 fiscal year budget Monday after the required public hearing yielded no public comment. With no new discussion after … more
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