Man convicted in Wilson rape case

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details of a sexual assault case. Reader discretion is advised. A Wilson man who was convicted Wednesday of raping a woman in 2017 will spend more than …
Ryan Sulkowski will be the seventh head football coach in Hunt High history after his hiring was approved by Wilson County Board of Education on Thursday, Hunt athletic director Jon Smith said. Sulkowski has been the head coach at Coffee County Central High in Manchester, Tenn., for the past five years.

Hunt names Sulkowski as next football coach

Hiring outside the Wilson County Schools system for just the second time in its 42-year history, the Hunt High football program has found its seventh head coach in Ryan Sulkowski. Sulkowski, a …
Cpl. Scott Drew, of the Wilson County Sheriff's Office, has been the school resource officer at Fike High School for the last eight years. He and 18 other SROs in Wilson County are getting up-to-date certifications this summer through Wilson Community College.

College to train school resource officers

Two courses for school resource officers and fire and rescue personnel will further elevate Wilson Community College’s offerings in public safety and health and emergency services. Kim Gamlin, …
Maria DelMastro Allen, center, converses with Wilson Community College Board of Trustees members David West, left, and Ken Jones, right, on Wednesday.

DelMastros make $50,000 Wilson Community College gift

The DelMastro family continued its longstanding support of Wilson Community College Wednesday with a $50,000 scholarship endowment. WCC President Tim Wright thanked the family for its “ongoing …
Four Fike High School students are headed to the North Carolina Governor's School. They are, from left, Gabe Cox, Devin Lin, Caroline Searcy and Thorne Williford.

Fike students selected for Governor’s School

Four Fike High School students have been selected to attend North Carolina Governor’s School. They are the only Wilson County Schools students to be chosen for the elite educational …

Nash school board weighs teacher pay cuts

ROCKY MOUNT — Teachers in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools may be seeing less money in their paychecks for the rest of the school year. The Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools finance committee met …

Bailey appoints new commissioner; police chief starts work

BAILEY — The town of Bailey once again has a full Board of Commissioners after appointing Ervin Powell to a vacant seat during Monday’s monthly meeting. Powell has been a longtime meeting …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: A gradual warmup under shower-free skies in store this week

A dry week that begins on the chilly side should gradually warm up, with a nearly 20-degree temperature shift between Tuesday and Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of …

Clayton police cruisers get a fresh look

CLAYTON — Rain didn't stop the Clayton Police Department from rolling out redesigned patrol cars on Feb. 25. The first five cruisers in the freshly detailed fleet hit the streets during the …

Former Selma mayor Charles Hester dies at 83

Resident calls for police pay hikes

Active shooter response: ‘Run, hide, fight’

Princeton considers I-42 possibilities

Kenly seeks downtown growth plan

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival

Unlike top athletes, we need to pace ourselves when exercising

March Madness is here! For those of you who do not follow college basketball, this is the time of year all of the rest of us are engrossed in games, brackets and competitions. And it marks the …

It’s all circular on Pi Day

Pi Day is held on March 14 because the date represents the first three digits of pi, 3.14. For years, brainiacs have been stringing out to nearly infinite lengths the value of pi. A Google …

College Sports
Amerson named BC interim track coach

A Beddingfield High product and former Barton College runner will now have his chance to lead the Bulldogs into the outdoor track and field season. With cross-country and track coach Chad …

BC beats Harvard in 4

Right back at it: Bulldogs bounce back with doubleheader sweep to claim series from Abbey

The perfect Pirate: Kuchmaner fires first perfect game in ECU history

BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs win 3 of 4 on the road

Community sports
We will miss you, ‘Mr. G’

Wilson lost a little bit of its soul Thursday with the death of Lee Gliarmis. Most people probably knew him from Dick’s Hot Dog Stand, the world-famous restaurant that his father, Socrates, …

Did PETA finally go too far?

New look on tap for 2019 Wilson Cup

When animals, humans clash

A self-taught legend: Wilson native Williams honored as a golf pioneer in NJ

School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit punch, strawberry cup Lunch: Cheeseburger or pork chop sandwich, french fries, candied yams, … Read More
Why I teach: ‘I love working with my students’
Maggie Murphy teaches first grade at Hearne Elementary School. Total years teaching: Nine years First teaching position: … Read More
Regional winners are from Greenfield
Greenfield School students James Thomas and Rickayla Myles were selected as the regional winners of the 27th annual ExploraVision … Read More
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