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NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday approved a grant project ordinance accepting a state grant intended for the Middlesex Corporate Centre and expanding its construction plans to … more
For holiday shoppers unwilling to infringe upon family Thanksgiving festivities or endure crowds on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday is where it’s at, and Wilson merchants will be … more
Officials unveiled a significant historical marker Tuesday, one that recognizes Wilson County’s roots in banking. The Wilson County Historical Association honored Alpheus Branch, a founder of … more
The PHA Faithful Brothers of the Pride of Wilson Lodge No. 484 will present the Players Ball from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road, with DJ Mix … more
BAILEY — In a sudden reversal of last month’s decision to forgo hiring an interim police chief, Bailey commissioners voted Monday to appoint Gerald Coggin to the position until town leaders hire a permanent leader for the Bailey Police Department. The decision came midway in the regular monthly meeting after discussion of old and new business, during the commissioners’ individual remarks. Newly appointed Commissioner Joel Killion spoke … more
For every dollar of income earned on the farm, another dollar of income is noted somewhere else. “If the farm doesn’t have that income coming in, then a lot of other people don’t have that … more
Thanksgiving is almost here. And that means many will hit the roads during what officials say is one of the most dangerous holiday traveling periods. Nearly 1.5 million North Carolinians are … more
SARATOGA — Gov. Roy Cooper took a large frozen turkey off the pallet and placed it in Ruby Howell’s laundry basket. Howell instantly wrapped her arms around Cooper’s neck to offer a tight … more
Colby Jack is The Wilson Times' adoptable pet of the week. Colby Jack is a fun-loving, 3-month-old neutered male who tested negative for feline leukemia and FIV. He loves to play with cats, dogs and … more
Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church blessed many in the Elvie Street Community and other Wilson residents Sunday. Barnes Chapel Pastor Steven Kent and church members distributed more than 150 … more
The sun will shine on Thanksgiving Day, but the greater Wilson area will be firmly in fall's grip, and early Black Friday shoppers should brace for sub-freezing temperatures. A cold front … more
Acknowledging student, teacher and parent concerns, the Wilson County Board of Education elected Monday not to shorten the holiday break, extend the semester into next year and ask students to take … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A grand opening celebration for the Rocky Mount Event Center’s 15,000 square-foot Game Day adventure zone and arcade is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. Guests will have … more
The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson will hold its quarterly emergency food distribution at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The program will be held at the organization’s headquarters at 801 … more
Election officials say more than half of Wilson County registered voters cast ballots during the 2018 midterms. Of the 56,675 registered voters, 28,778 made their voice count this year, according … more
Barton baseball players supplemented their morning workout Thursday by unloading several hundred Christmas trees despite cold, drizzly weather. “We have about 30 players here this morning and it … more
Seven residents of the greater Wilson area have recently enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, announced Gunnery Sgt. Thomas D. Schultz, staff non-commissioned officer in charge of the Marine Corps’ … more
County commissioners recognized Wilson County 4-H youth  for their local, state and national awards during November's Wilson County Board of Commissioners meeting. 4-H'ers received awards for … more
The Rock Ridge High School class of 1968 held its 50th reunion at Something Different in Wilson on Nov. 3. Thirty of 66 graduates plus their guests attended. All live locally now except four and only … more
The following deed transfers for the week of November 5-9, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Randy Warren McKeel and Rebecca Sanders McKeel to Natashia … more
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