Fugitive caught on 2017 robbery charges

Authorities have captured a man in Florida after he was wanted in connection to a string of Wilson internet sweepstakes center robberies in 2017. The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 45-year-old …
Wilson County Schools named Springfield Middle's Marquis Spell, left, its Principal of the Year and Lucama Elementary's Britney Phillips, right, its Teacher of the Year during a Tuesday ceremony at Jones Elementary School. Drew C. Wilson| Times

Schools name top teacher, principal

Wilson County Schools named its teacher of the year and principal of the year Tuesday evening at Jones Elementary School. Britney Phillips, a fourth grade teacher at Lucama Elementary School, was …

School board boosts services for low-income students

The Wilson County Board of Education took steps Monday to make sure poverty-stricken children do not fall through the cracks. The board reaffirmed Title 1 funding for schools, guaranteed free and …

Missing Raleigh woman sought in Nash County

SPRING HOPE — Authorities are searching for a Raleigh woman reported missing in southern Nash County. Sarah Denise Patterson, 51, was last seen Thursday in the 4200 block of Biltmore Lane east …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Heat returns with Sunday reaching mid-90s

After a brief respite from the heat Tuesday and Wednesday, 90-degree temperatures will come roaring back with a vengeance later this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The …

Ham & Yam Festival to celebrate 35 years

SMITHFIELD — Saturday’s 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival stands out among other community festivals because of its food. “When some of our food vendors started talking about the ham and …

Selma oil tanker crash under investigation

Selma museum seeks a new home

Livestock show, sale honors young and old

Corinth Holders High to see $5.8M expansion

Kenly native to present dental research

Workers’ memorial honors Middlesex’s Bachmann

Workers, labor and faith leaders and family members gathered Friday morning on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Raleigh for an annual interfaith Workers’ Memorial Day service to ring a bell …

School board passes $147M budget

Bailey police hold first open house

Bailey’s Bland named top teacher

Sounds that define a lifetime

We’ve all experienced a myriad of sounds or noises during our lives, including some that stay with us and become either pleasant or not-so-pleasant memories. As you read about sounds I recall, …

Pasta dish makes weeknight dinner special

Most nights now, I’m cooking for just Reggie and me. That means I’m not planning in advance as much as I used to; sometimes we are very happy to eat bacon and egg sandwiches for dinner. Easy to …

College Sports
BC’s Clemons earns all-region in three events

Barton College junior Micah Clemons, the 2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year, parlayed a pair of conference championships in the hammer throw and discus into …

Barton’s Boyette tabbed Div. II PING All-Southeast Region

Wilkinson tops Barton Hall of Fame 2019 class

Barton basketball summer camps dates announced

Boyette pulls out of NCAA South-Southeast regional

Community sports
ENCAOA seeking volleyball officials

The Eastern North Carolina Athletic Officials Association is seeking new volleyball officials for the 2019 middle and high school seasons. The association furnishes officials for 103 middle, …

Hesmer, Whittenburg among the first-timers at NCBM Celebrity Golf tourney

Ready to take on the world

Backyard wrestlers compete at Northeast Regionals in Pa.

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit juice, strawberry cup and milk Lunch: Chicken fillet sandwich or pepperoni pizza, green peas, … Read More
Seniors explore Wilson job opportunities
For Perla Villarreal-Zapata, a Hunt High School senior, the Senior Job Fair organized by the Wilson Education Partnership was a chance … Read More
Schools announce teacher, principal of year finalists
The winners of this year’s teacher and principal of the year awards will be announced at a special dinner event from 6-8 p.m. … Read More
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