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Caldwell to chair 2016 Heart Walk
William “Bill” Caldwell, CEO of Wilson Medical Center, will serve as the chair of the 2016 Wilson Heart Walk, according to the American Heart Association. Caldwell will lead an Executiv ...



Commissioners to meet tonight
Wilson County commissioners will hold their July meeting Monday night at 7 at the Miller Road building in the meeting room on the first floor. This meeting is also the first meeting of the new fiscal ...



CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY  View Photo Gallery
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer It was a lucky day for Bryson Bray as he celebrated at the inaugural July 4th Festival with his family at the Wilson County Fairgrounds on Saturday. &ldq ...



Closing arguments set in bank robbery case
By Jon Jimison Times Editor Closing arguments are expected today in federal court in the trial for two men accused in the November 2014 robbery of PNC Bank on Raleigh Road Parkway. A third su ...



Report provides more details in man's death
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer A 34-year-old man, who authorities say was killed by a teenager in February, died as a result of a shotgun wound to the hip, according to an autopsy report. ...



FREE Fate of escaped dog sparks dispute
There is a controversy brewing over what happened to a Wilson County man’s dog at the Wilson County Animal Shelter. Jeffrey Horne, the dog’s owner, said he asked Animal Control to take h ...



FREE Meet The Tobs: Collin Thacker
For the second straight summer, Collin Thacker’s time in a Coastal Plain League uniform could well have been limited. However, on a Wilson Tobs team that has the CPL’s worst batting aver ...



Powell receives award honoring community survival
Debora Powell of Wilson was awarded the Northeastern Region New Frontier award in recognition of her commitment to community survival through service. The award was given during the Sigma Gamma Rho ...



Superintendent leaving Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
By Stephanie Creech Times Managing Editor Effective July 18, Anthony Jackson will no longer be superintendent of Nash-Rocky Mount Schools. Jackson resigned June 29 during a special meeting of th ...



Community briefs
Summer Night Lights returns July 10 The city of Rocky Mount’s Summer Night Lights, a free block party-style program that occurs Friday nights in June, July and August, will take place from 6 ...



LIVING HISTORY
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer The date was Dec. 16, 1944, when Adolf Hitler set in motion one of his most brazen plans, initially sending 250,000 troops to attack 80,000 Allied troops ...



Rain may help as drought conditions resurface in N.C. areas
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer North Carolina has slipped back into drought conditions following a string of high temperatures and lack of adequate rainfall. Wilson County is faring bet ...



Man facing attempted murder charge
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer A man faces an attempted murder charge after a stabbing on Rountree Street Thursday night. Wilson police officers responded to Wilson Medical Center Thurs ...



2 face meth charges in Wayne County
Two Pikeville residents are awaiting extradition to Wayne County to face charges related to manufacturing meth, Wayne County Sheriff’s investigators said. Wayne County investigators along wit ...



Teenage driver cited in wreck on Airport Boulevard
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer A teenager has been cited in the four-car wreck on Airport Boulevard that happened last week after he failed to yield to another vehicle causing a chain react ...



Registration open for Youth Citizens Academy
Registration is now open for the third annual Youth Citizens Academy hosted by the city of Wilson Human Relations office. The academy will be held the week of July 13-17. Twenty slots will be open to ...



FREE Teen faces 3 transplants
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer Just when the Sharper-Wiggins family thought they were weathering the storms in their lives, things got worse for them. Paris Sharper-Cherry, who just tur ...



GROWING & COMMUNITY
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer Ruby Batts and her neighbors couldn’t stop smiling Wednesday. “This is the first time I’ve had this,” Batts said. “I love to ...



Gas leak investigated
Firefighters from East Nash Volunteer Fire Department investigated a gas leak around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies blocked U.S. 264 Alternate at Landfill Road. Assistant Fi ...



Fireworks popular but safety urged
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer For Roosevelt Mouzon, seeing the big tents with fireworks for sale near Walmart means summer is officially in full swing. “It’s the time of ...



FREE Rules rhubarb again
The interesting situation regarding the Wilson American Legion baseball team’s protest over improper uniforms by host Kinston Post 43 in Monday night’s game in Kinston has taken a new twis ...



FREE HAVE FUN ON THE FOURTH
The Fourth of July could be a busy one for Wilson families. In addition to fireworks following the Tobs evening game Saturday, there’s the free July 4th Festival at the Fairgrounds during the da ...



Farmers market bloomin'
The Downtown Farmers Market was bustling Wednesday morning as shoppers went from booth to booth, filling their bags with the season’s bounty. Tables were laden with corn, purple hull peas, sq ...



4 behind bars in Northampton County killing; 1 housed in Wilson
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer The last two Northampton County murder suspects sought in a widespread manhunt were arrested Tuesday, one of which is now being held in the Wilson County Jail ...



Fourth of July closings
ABC Stores — Closed Saturday Arts Council — Closed Friday and Saturday, will re-open Tuesday Banks — Closed Saturday Barton College — Closed Friday Chamber of Comm ...




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