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Spoiler alert for “Avengers: Endgame” — big-time. This is the endgame! In a nutshell, that’s what today’s column is intended to be: the last one. For the three of you who have been … more
The Original St. John United Holy Church of Zebulon will have a chicken plate sale at 11 a.m. until sold out Saturday, June 14 at the corner of Black Creek Road and U.S. 301 at the Shell station. … more
Fathers are on our minds this weekend, and many people are thinking of their own father and other men who are father figures and good examples of what our society believes fatherhood should be. I … more
Brenda Massey said she wasn’t looking for anything Friday. “I just came out to browse,” she said. But she walked away with two large urns to go outside her home during this year’s 301 … more
Manna Bible College has announced its 2019 graduating class. In the front row, from left, are Wonder Kearse, Elverse Fenner, Shirley Fenner and Christine Adams. In back are Nathaniel Morton, Larry … more
When the recession derailed Suzanne Coker Craig’s advocacy career, she and her husband started a Pinetops business as a stopgap. While CuriosiTees flourished, she longed to get back to her … more
A Wilson man was burned when his home caught fire early Thursday morning. William Glenn Oakey, who was renting the trailer at 4505 Rosebud Church Road, directly behind Angels’ Attic at the same … more
Wilson Preparatory Academy scholars came running across the gym when the name Stephanie Sanders was called for the Teacher of the Year award. Sanders, an English teacher, shares that honor this … more
Comprehending the complicated relationships of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution is no easy task, but author Jeff Broadwater embraces … more
A Wilson County deputy and his canine have been recognized by a national organization for their part in a January incident where a trooper was shot and injured. The United States Police Canine … more
Erika Love, the new summer intern at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County, has been busy. The 26-year-old Roanoke Rapids native is a student at North Carolina A&T … more
Braillen Hill of Wilson works on her project during a silk scarf painting camp presented by the Arts Council of Wilson at the Boykin Center this week. Eight students made unique designs at the camp, … more
If you enjoy bargain-hunting, make plans to stop at the many sites set up for this year’s 301 Endless Yard Sale. The event is 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Founded in Selma and now … more
A Sharpsburg man will spend nearly a decade in federal prison after prosecutors say he sold heroin and cocaine in Wilson County. On Wednesday, Chief U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle … more
Barton College’s North Carolina Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society welcomed eight new members during the spring 2019 induction ceremony. Inductees, listed by hometowns … more
Police are still investigating a drive-by shooting that left two men injured Tuesday. A Wilson police officer was on patrol when she heard several gunshots coming from the 1000 block of Vance … more
Just four months after being named the service center director for the Salvation Army of Wilson, Montressee “Chon” Ferrell has submitted her resignation. “It felt like they just said, … more
BAILEY — A Nash County woman faces murder and arson charges after deputies say she started a fire that killed a man in the home they shared. Alayna Renee Sherrod, 32, is accused of setting fire … more
The Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport is closed for 90 days while five major renovation and expansion projects are underway. Allega is the prime contractor handling the airport’s $14.8 million … more
While the merger of BB&T and SunTrust is months away, officials announced on Wednesday that the combined financial institution would operate as Truist Bank. “With the merger of equals, our … more
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