A woman collapses against a car on Rountree Street after approaching the scene where a 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot Friday afternoon.

Police: Boy, 5, injured in accidental shooting

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized after Wilson police say a teenage relative injured him in an accidental shooting Friday afternoon. Wilson County EMS medics took the boy to Vidant Medical Center …

2 more teens charged in shooting

Two more teens have been charged in connection to a shooting earlier this month on Lipscomb Road. Wilson police arrested 18-year-old Antarius Jones of Wilson, who is charged with assault with a …
Retired Brig. Gen. J.R. Gorham, who was the N.C. National Guard's first African American brigadier general, speaks to the crowd during Thursday's juvenile justice seminar. Gorham is a motivational speaker and an award-winning author.

Keeping black youths in school, out of jail: Law professor: Bias, over-policing lead to racial disparities

When Erika Wilson first became an attorney, she believed that if you were involved in the criminal justice system, you must have done something wrong. “You got yourself into trouble and …
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Speaker draws inspiration from King’s speech: ‘Strive to be the absolute best’

The Sallie B. Howard Chorus, under the direction of Manuel Martinez, performed at the ecumenical prayer breakfast.
Hundreds gathered Monday for a message of hope and finding your life’s “blueprint” at the 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast held at the Darden Alumni Family Center. …

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Weathercast: Warmup begins Wednesday after chilly start to the week

The Wilson Times' area is likely to continue with below average temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday. After that, arctic air is forecast to be blocked from getting here for quite a while. Daytime …

Hampton Inn, Sami’s Pizza, other projects coming along

SMITHFIELD — Across town, commercial projects are in various states of construction. At 160 Towne Center Plaza, on the cul-de-sac just down the street from Golden Corral, a Hampton Inn is on …

School board prays for unity

Restraining order filed against state Senate hopeful

Caterer has brought his barbecue to a sit-down restaurant

A pioneer in downtown Clayton has closed

Schools pull policy on board members’ handling of complaints

Nash commissioners freeze funding for new elementary school

NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday put a hard hold on all funding for a new elementary school in the Red Oak area until the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education demonstrates a …

Pickup strikes school bus; students uninjured

Little General Store opens in Spring Hope

State raises penalties for hitting emergency vehicles

6,000 days of prayer for missing man

Hospital names VP of nursing

Progress for women made Equal Rights Amendment moot

Here is a question for public policy fans: What is more amazing: that the Commonwealth of Virginia, which had transformed into a reliably Republican state in the 1970s, has now passed the Equal …

Students take crawly critters in stride: Bugs, crabs and frogs teach lesson on habitats

A point came in Carol Price’s fourth grade class when the willies, the creeps and the heebie-jeebies ceased to exist. Every student had 150 millipede feet crawling across his or her hands — …

College Sports
Mandilaris breaks brother’s kills mark in Barton win

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. —When Vasilis Mandilaris graduated from Barton College as the men’s volleyball program’s career leader in kills with 1,184, he knew that record wasn’t …

Barton rallies to down Queens in season opener

No. 8 Duke runs roughshod over Miami, 89-59

Bulldogs win from the line at Erskine

Lady Bulldogs batter Flying Fleet, 78-49

School Sports
Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Youth basketball RESULTS Ages 5-6   War Eagles – 43 Greyhounds – 14 Highlights: War Eagles – Nathan Wilson 17 points, Max Nichols 14 points; Greyhounds …

Pelicans on parade at banquet

Sunday hunting? Time to sound off

Hot Stove carries torch for summer game

Former Rocky Mount High, UNC star Talbott dies of cancer at 75

School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash Counties
monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Fiestada pizza or cheesy baked potato, french fries, … Read More
Name-calling called out
Greenfield School took part in national No Name-Calling Week this week. There were activities planned each day. For instance, for … Read More
Honing knife skills
Junior Mikayla Billups practices her knife skills on a potato as part of the food and nutrition class at Wilson Christian Academy. … Read More
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