Murder suspect faces extradition

An extradition hearing is set for the Nash County man who was captured Sunday in Arizona. Authorities say 57-year-old Rexford Lynn Keel Jr. was arrested Sunday morning in Tucson after a traffic …
Fourth-grade Spanish immersion teacher Aliria Arreaza, right, helps students Karmen Cyrus and Jacob Thomason at Frederick Douglass Elementary School on Tuesday. The Wilson County Board of Education voted Monday to add fifth grade to the bilinqual program. Drew C. WIlson | Times

Fifth grade added to Spanish immersion program

The Wilson County Board of Education voted Monday to extend the Spanish immersion program to include fifth grade. Previously, the program encompassed kindergarten through fourth grade. For …

Dail named first sergeant for Highway Patrol

Steven H. Dail has been promoted to first sergeant at the N.C. Highway Patrol. The promotion for the eastern North Carolina law enforcement veteran will put him in charge of Troop C, District 5, …

Homeless man hospitalized after car strikes him

A homeless man is in critical condition following a Monday morning crash. According to a police report, Clifton T. Lynch, 53, was driving east on Raleigh Road Parkway near Interstate 95 when he …
Shameeka Archer, of Wilson, a job-seeker at the Greater Wilson Job Fair held at the Wilson County Agricultural Center in May 2018, listens to details about open positions from Priscilla Sutton of the N.C. Department of Public Safety. Drew C. Wilson | Times file photo

Job fair, career clothing giveaway planned

The time is now to find a job or pursue a new career, and several organizations are working to help Wilsonians do just that. The Rose Resource Center at the Original Rose of Sharon Church …
Cierra Daniels

Silver Alert issued for missing Wilson woman

Police are requesting the public's help to locate a missing Wilson woman. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for 24-year-old Cierra Daniels at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Daniels was …
Windjam Properties plans to build roughly 250 houses and townhomes near the intersection of Raleigh Road Parkway and Airport Boulevard.

250-home development in the works

It’s been 30 years since Rex B. Vick moved to the Triangle, but the Hunt High School graduate is returning home to build Wilson’s largest housing development since the Great Recession. “I …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: A gradual warmup under shower-free skies in store this week

A dry week that begins on the chilly side should gradually warm up, with a nearly 20-degree temperature shift between Tuesday and Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of …

Clayton police cruisers get a fresh look

CLAYTON — Rain didn't stop the Clayton Police Department from rolling out redesigned patrol cars on Feb. 25. The first five cruisers in the freshly detailed fleet hit the streets during the …

Former Selma mayor Charles Hester dies at 83

Resident calls for police pay hikes

Active shooter response: ‘Run, hide, fight’

Princeton considers I-42 possibilities

Kenly seeks downtown growth plan

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival

Some childhood warnings were overblown

Just as others have experienced in different eras, my grammar school years during the late 1950s included numerous threats, warnings or words of advice from our elders all designed to keep us kids in …

It’s all circular on Pi Day

Pi Day is held on March 14 because the date represents the first three digits of pi, 3.14. For years, brainiacs have been stringing out to nearly infinite lengths the value of pi. A Google …

College Sports
Amerson named BC interim track coach

A Beddingfield High product and former Barton College runner will now have his chance to lead the Bulldogs into the outdoor track and field season. With cross-country and track coach Chad …

BC beats Harvard in 4

Right back at it: Bulldogs bounce back with doubleheader sweep to claim series from Abbey

The perfect Pirate: Kuchmaner fires first perfect game in ECU history

BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs win 3 of 4 on the road

Community sports
We will miss you, ‘Mr. G’

Wilson lost a little bit of its soul Thursday with the death of Lee Gliarmis. Most people probably knew him from Dick’s Hot Dog Stand, the world-famous restaurant that his father, Socrates, …

Did PETA finally go too far?

New look on tap for 2019 Wilson Cup

When animals, humans clash

A self-taught legend: Wilson native Williams honored as a golf pioneer in NJ

School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit punch, strawberry cup Lunch: Cheeseburger or pork chop sandwich, french fries, candied yams, … Read More
Why I teach: ‘I love working with my students’
Maggie Murphy teaches first grade at Hearne Elementary School. Total years teaching: Nine years First teaching position: … Read More
Regional winners are from Greenfield
Greenfield School students James Thomas and Rickayla Myles were selected as the regional winners of the 27th annual ExploraVision … Read More
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