Crews snuff out grain silo fires

Wilson firefighters quenched tandem blazes in a pair of industrial grain silos Monday and stood vigil for hours to prevent flare-ups at Southeastern Grain Co. on U.S. 301. The fires were reported at 9:32 a.m. and eight crews from Wilson Fire/Rescue …

Wilson schools roll out red carpet for returning students

Twenty-five Wilson County public schools opened their doors for class on Monday morning …

Cooper: State must fight prescription drug abuse

GOLDSBORO — As the chief law enforcement officer in the state, N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper has seen the widespread impact prescription drug abuse has had in recent years. “The vast majority of parents talk to their children about …
Man charged in Nash County killing, held under $1M bond

Authorities arrested and charged a 34-year-old man in connection to a Friday killing north of the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport. Nash County deputies responded to 9701 N.C. 97 West …


Side effects, from scary to comical

I am writing this column tonight grateful that I am alive. I have apparently tempted fate more times than I could possibly remember. I have walked a tightrope, dangled from a skyscraper and jumped from an airplane without a parachute. I have walked …

School sports
Lengthy Lady Cycs trip yields first win

BELHAVEN — The lengthy trip to Belhaven proved worthwhile for the Community Christian School varsity volleyball team on Monday. The Lady Cyclones returned with their first 2016 win after four losses by a 25-21, 18-25, 18-25, 25-13, 15-11 count …

CBA reaches 7-0, sweeps Beddingfield

No. 3 Greenfield rolls over University Christian 10-1

Junior varsity result

Area calendar, Aug. 29-30

Community sports
No doubt for No. 8

From the moment 10-year-old Ethan Boyette found the middle of the No. 1 fairway at Wedgewood Public Golf Course with his ceremonial first tee shot Saturday morning, defending champion Wilson Country Club asserted its supremacy in the 2016 Wilson Cup …

Wilson Recreation Department results

Recreation Briefs

Area Golf Brief

Brutal heat, great golf expected for 24th edition of Wilson Cup

Church News for Aug. 27

Ward Boulevard The Ward Boulevard Church of Christ will have Bible study 9:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. evening worship. Bible study will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lewis Chapel — Farmville Lewis Chapel Free …

Church news - week of Saturday, Aug. 6

Wilson church plans to pack to pews

Expect concerted efforts in N.C. from Clinton and Trump

Say this for the Bizarro World presidential race of 2016 — North Carolina won’t be taken for granted. But can we stand the strain of so much love from the two major-party presidential nominees? That is indeed the fate of a so-called …

Our Opinion: HB2 questions linger at start of new school year

GOP leaders must play fair on early voting

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Author shares life experience

NASHVILLE — Tyechia White, a Northern Nash High School alumna, recently returned to Nash County to share the big news that she became a published children’s author. White, who is also an attorney in Washington, D.C., chose to celebrate …

Sallie B. Howard bus routes

Buses may arrive within 2-5 minutes prior to / after time indicated. Times subject to change. BUS No. 8 3642 Old Shapsburg Loop-Wilson………………………6:10 a.m. 304 Beauvue Road, Elm …