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A man captured during the biggest heroin bust in Nash County history has been sentenced to four years in federal prison. Luis Octavio Gonzalez-Gonzalez, 32, previously pleaded guilty to possession … more
A Roanoke Rapids man has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison in connection to a 2018 shootout in Spring Hope. Brian Lee Dunlow, 46, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon in … more
Towns in southern Nash County are set to fare better than other North Carolina cities in the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic aftermath and the expected loss of tax revenues, according to State … more
Partly cloudy skies and seasonable temperatures are forecast for the Wilson Times area over Memorial Day weekend. There is a 25% chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm Saturday, but … more
I think I’ve watched everything that the streaming video services have to offer.  I have exhausted Netflix and Hulu. I have run the gamut of every genre on Amazon Prime. Mickey Mouse … more
NASHVILLE — Public health officials have announced a fourth COVID-19-related death in Nash County as the number of cases edges toward the 200 mark. A woman in her late 60s who had other … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is adding a new layer of safety measures to protect patients, staff and visitors from the spread of COVID-19.  Beginning Tuesday, May 26, all patients … more
ROCKY MOUNT — In an eleventh-hour decision, Mayor Sandy Roberson postponed a special meeting scheduled for Thursday to discuss a state audit of City Hall finances. Roberson said an hour … more
A message from Pastor Gene Whitehouse of Peachtree Baptist Church: “There are some saying the new habit of watching church services at home will continue after the current stay-in-place orders … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Mayor Sandy Roberson on Tuesday confirmed the identity of a councilman revealed to be the recipient of city officials’ preferential treatment over unpaid utility … more
Cloudy, wet and relatively cool weather is forecast for The Wilson Times area through Thursday. Shower chances stay at 80% except for briefly dropping to 40% late Tuesday afternoon and evening. A … more
SPRING HOPE — The coronavirus pandemic and statewide shutdown have been rough on the Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce. The situation is a far cry from early January when the chamber expected … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County has at least 158 positive cases of COVID-19. That’s as of late Monday. More cases are expected. “The metrics indicate more new cases — of course, … more
NASHVILLE — A Nash County woman accused of killing her sister-in-law more than a decade ago and arrested last year can be free on bail — as soon as she raises the money. Kimberly … more
BAILEY — The town board is considering allowing standalone bank machines and permitting food trucks, but will wait until a pair of public hearings to make a final decision. PNC Bank wants to … more
One of North Carolina’s highest-ranking elected officials is pushing back against a lawmaker’s accusations of racism and collusion. State Auditor Beth Wood said Monday evening that … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A state legislator has accused a high-ranking state official of colluding with Rocky Mount’s mayor in a war on the city’s black leadership. “There appears to … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Mayor Sandy Roberson has called for a council member who received nearly $50,000 in unpaid utility bill write-offs to step forward and resign. Roberson said Monday he’s … 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
Horns honked, parents cheered and Firebird seniors waved with pride as Southern Nash High School held its first-ever graduation parade Saturday.  The processional was planned as a way to … more
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