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Sheriff’s deputies arrested seven people after shuttering a “shake and bake” meth lab operating out of a rural Wilson County home Tuesday. Authorities raided the home at 4651 Wiggins Mill … more
Nonprofit groups and government agencies have until Nov. 30 to apply for grants of up to $1,000 from the North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. Grants can be used to create or … more
Several hundred Wilsonians turned out Thursday night for the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Light Up Brentwood event held at The Shoppes at Brentwood. The Fike High School Choral Ensemble and … more
Armed with decades of experience, bug repellent and a Spanish dictionary, Wilson County Emergency Management Director Gordon Deno headed to Puerto Rico Sunday for a three-week deployment to help with … more
Classmates of Sebrina Wise from the Beddingfield High School class of 1989 are holding a barbecue chicken plate sale Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Rent-A-Center at Raleigh and … more
Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Gregory Parks sat through nearly four weeks of testimony from dozens of witnesses. They listened to 911 calls. They watched videos of police interviews. … more
Wilson Medical Center will hold informational sessions for the Great American Smokeout, a challenge to stop using tobacco and nicotine products, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, … more
GREENVILLE — Gloria Cortez stood before the court Wednesday to address the man jurors had just convicted of killing and kidnapping her 20-year-old niece. “I ask you, Mr. Parks, that if you … more
GREENVILLE — After nearly three hours of deliberation, a Pitt County jury found Gregory Kent Parks guilty Wednesday morning in the death and disappearance of 20-year-old Isabel “Chaveli” … more
An alliance of 21 local and state interest groups has begun an appeal process asking federal authorities to suspend approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. more
This year’s N.C. Whirligig Festival had a new attraction that capitalized on the city’s high-speed broadband while encouraging area youth to pursue careers in the ever-evolving world of … more
GREENVILLE — A Pitt County jury has found Gregory Kent Parks guilty on all charges in the disappearance of 20-year-old Isabel “Chaveli” Palacios. The verdict was announced before 10:30 this … more
Three Wilson County churches will serve as drop-off sites for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift project this week, along with churches in Bailey and Tarboro. Area residents will transform … more
GREENVILLE — Gregory Parks’ fate is now in the jury’s hands after closing arguments in his murder trial were heard Tuesday. Jurors deliberated for about two hours before sending the judge a … more
Three months before the 2018 candidate filing period opens, Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard has two presumptive primary challengers. Chris Boykin and Dinise Williams, both … more
After a rocky start, a mainstay in the Rock Ridge community is back in business. Amanda Rivera along with several partners opened the Rock Ridge General Store, Bait & Boutique about a year ago … more
The iconic ringing of the Salvation Army bells will kick off Thursday with a flurry of fanfare at Light … more
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office will host a public auction for all confiscated, seized and unclaimed found property at 10 a.m. Friday on the Wilson County Courthouse lawn. Property to be … more
Find out what's in store this week with the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast with Albert Thomas Jr. Thomas, a Wilson attorney and retired judge, will weigh in on Wilson's weather … more
SMITHFIELD — If you’re traveling to Smithfield anytime soon, be prepared for frequent lane closures along Interstate 95. Motorists on a 7-mile stretch of the interstate in Johnston County … more
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