A Wilson Times Co. publication · Serving Southern Nash County Since 1947
Local news
969 results total, viewing 81 - 100
SPRING HOPE — Local law enforcement officials, town leaders and residents came together last week for a peaceful protest and march through downtown Spring Hope. Carrying Black Lives Matter … more
After a chance of showers or thunderstorms Saturday, the Wilson Times area should enjoy several days of less humid but otherwise typical June weather. Temperatures Saturday will get close to 90 … more
A friend made an observation earlier this week about the nature of peace: “Sometimes we want to keep peace. But Scripture says we are to make peace. You keep peace by ignoring it. You make peace … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday gave favorable treatment to two solar farm requests near Spring Hope, but twice rebuffed a developer’s efforts to increase the density of rural … more
A message from Pastor Gene Whitehouse of Peachtree Baptist Church: “On March 23, I used 2 Chronicles 7, verse 14: ‘If My people who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My … more
It has begun. Hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through the end of November, will be an active one this year, according to Tracey Peake and Lian Xie, weather researchers at N.C. State … more
Summertime is the deadliest traffic season of the year for teen drivers, according to local, state and federal authorities. State transportation officials have labeled the months between Memorial … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A convicted killer serving life in prison is up for parole. In 1994, a jury convicted Benjamin R. Williams of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Kenneth L. Freeman. … more
NASHVILLE — Even a pandemic couldn’t rattle Nash County’s budgeting process, as County Manager Zee Lamb on Monday presented a proposed 2020-21 budget that holds the line on both spending and … more
When southern Nash County students return to classes in the fall, they will no doubt notice their school district’s name has changed. Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will change its name to Nash … more
Coronavirus testing for staff at state prisons, including Nash Correctional Institution in Momeyer, is being extended until at least July 31, public safety officials have announced. The initiative … more
Local governments are trying to find ways to save taxpayer dollars while virus-proofing public offices, but some items just cost money. The town of Bailey has opted to use the outside drop box at … more
A Wilson man who disappeared in southern Nash County more than a decade ago would more than likely have been found if he ran his car off the road as a suspect in the case contends, according to … more
MIDDLESEX — The federal government has approved a grant and low-interest loan request from the town board for nearly $140,000 in public works equipment. With the funds, the Middlesex Board … more
Local law enforcement leaders are weighing in on George Floyd’s killing at a Minneapolis police offier’s hands and the resulting wave of protests across the nation.  “People … more
NASHVILLE — Reported cases of COVID-19 in Nash County have crossed the 200 mark. Total cases reached 213 late Monday afternoon.  Public health officials released a demographic breakdown … more
SPRING HOPE — The town Board of Commissioners buried Envirolink employees over a collapsed grave in a town cemetery during Monday evening’s meeting. Spring Hope Mayor Buddy Gwaltney … more
SPRING HOPE — Mistrust and racial tension boiled over during a heated debate Monday night between a black town commissioner and the white police chief who grew contentious with his hand on his … more
Relief from the warm, very humid and occasionally rainy air mass is expected Sunday in the Wilson Times area.  It will probably be Wednesday before summertime weather returns. Saturday … more
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier … more
« Prev | 1 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 49 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.