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Wilson residents woke up to more than 3 inches of snow Thursday morning. It didn’t take long before trucks equipped with snowplows and motor graders were put into service pushing the white stuff off the roads, starting first with Wilson’s main thoroughfares and then shifting focus to side streets. One shovel at a time, Jimmy Lucas joined other city workers … more
Low temperatures are the biggest hurdle to overcome in Wilson County in the coming days. “All the roads that weren’t treated … more
A mainstay for buffet lovers in Wilson has closed. At the Golden Corral location at 3101 Raleigh Road Parkway in Wilson, the sign on the marquee and the front door says “Happy New Year! From our … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities say a man's body has been found in a Nash County waterway. Employees of Creedmoor-based Locklear Boring discovered the body Wednesday in Stony Creek near U.S. 64 and … more
The latest forecasts are calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow to fall on Wilson by early Thursday morning. Meteorologist James Morrow with the National Weather Service in Raleigh said the snow should … more
Wilson will see snow today - the only question is how much. As Albert Thomas Jr. explains in today's special edition of The Wilson Times Weathercast, forecast models agree that a low-pressure … more
WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS Wilson County Schools will release two hours early today. High schools at 12:30 p.m., elementary at 1 p.m. and middle schools at 1:30 p.m. All evening activities including … more
GREENVILLE — An off-duty police officer shot and killed a 35-year-old shoplifting suspect during an altercation outside a Greenville sporting goods store Tuesday afternoon, the police … more
RALEIGH — Marion Nellum of Rocky Mount, the North Carolina Education Lottery’s first $1 million winner of 2018, said her win means her dream of a cross-country train trip can come … more
BENSON — A Wilson County woman is suspected of impaired driving in a New Year’s Day crash that took an elderly woman’s life, according to state troopers. Jennifer Price Farmer, 42, of 533 … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Tyson Multimedia will hold its first open model and casting call for the 2018 Young Ladies Empowerment Series from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the OIC’s Community Health … more
Forty-six entrepreneurs signed up to participate in the inaugural DreamFest competition later this month for a chance to win start-up funds … more
Wilsonians should anticipate an average of 2 inches of snow between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service … more
Louis Tew is not currently homeless, but he knows what it’s like to be without shelter on a freezing night. “It’s too cold for anybody to be out there messing around, walking around and … more
Police say three people lost their lives after a car caught fire in a two-vehicle crash during the New Year’s holiday weekend. Wilson police and firefighters were called to a collision at the … more
PIKEVILLE — Authorities say an elderly man died Saturday in an accidental fire in his rural Wayne County home. Firefighters were dispatched to 120 Weathervane Road in the Nahunta community at … more
Cold temperatures and live music meant dogs were in short supply at 217 Brew Works’ Pints for Paws event Monday, yet two-legged supporters of the Wilson County Humane Society came out in … more
Winter has settled over Wilson with low temperatures and a snowstorm forecast for Wednesday afternoon. “We do have a winter weather advisory for basically all of central North Carolina and … more
Helped by a fair yield and excellent quality leaf, tobacco gross income topped the list of local farm products in 2017. The estimated total gross income in Wilson County from the sale of farm products in the year was $141,403,967. … more
Wilson could see a blanket of white or another near-miss this week as a low-pressure system sweeps the Southeast. Forecast models differ on whether Wilson County will see 1-2 inches of snow or a … more
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