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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states. The … more
UPDATE.: Ward Boulevard is no longer blocked, and businesses are open. Wilson police are at America’s Cash Express at 718 Ward Boulevard this morning where a suspicious package has been found. The business is located beside Pizza Inn, … more
Robert Worley has been a surveyor and a plumber. Now he can say he is a nurse. The 50-year-old Wilson native was one of 39 men and women to receive associate degrees in nursing from Wilson Community College on Friday, preparing them for state … more
A Lucama woman and a Sharpsburg man are among 14 suspects arrested on cocaine and heroin charges in a regional drug roundup last week. The Tar River Regional Drug Task Force served arrest warrants May 15 in various locations of Nash and Edgecombe … more
East Carolina University junior Erick Jenkins is one of five students from across the country selected to participate in a prestigious leadership program this fall. Jenkins, son of Anika Sanders and Jerome Jenkins of Wilson, received a partial … more
Wilsonians will be among the first in the country to browse the six-aisle spread of an European grocer with an opening announced for this summer. Officials with Lidl US revealed the locations of the first 20 stores — including Wilson, Rocky … more
When Centonio Ruffin walked across the stage to graduate from Wilson Early College Academy, his grandmother was along for the ride, at least in spirit. On the top of his cap next to a dove spreading its wings to take flight was a picture of … more
NASHVILLE — Deputies are working to recover an AR-15 rifle stolen from a Nash County Sheriff’s Office car early Saturday. Chief Deputy Brandon Medina said the high-powered weapon was swiped from a county vehicle issued to a sworn … more
Beginning this month, The Wilson Times is streamlining its delivery renewal notices, replacing three mailings with a single form that customers will receive roughly three weeks before their subscription expires. The renewal forms were rolled out … more
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — Alice Carmon of Walstonburg has earned an associate of arts degree in biblical studies from Ohio Christian University. Ohio Christian announced Carmon’s graduation in a Friday news release. Founded in 1948, Ohio … more
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