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Gov. Roy Cooper got a taste of Wilson Community College — literally — during a visit to Wilson on Friday. The governor sampled a cinnamon bun made by students in the college’s culinary arts program. “Oh boy, it was … more
As I was writing last week’s column, I realized all to fully why I have been given more than just one week to try to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s work that resulted in the Protestant Reformation. Originally, I had … more
After more than two hours of deliberations Friday afternoon, a Wilson County jury has yet to return a verdict in the murder trial … more
A Guilford County senator is leading the way to push local governments’ legal notices from the pages of newspapers to … more
The defense presented evidence in its case Thursday that included 28-year-old Christopher Barnes taking the stand. Barnes is accused of fatally shooting 29-year-old Travis Marquez Hilliard and injuring 29-year-old Antonio Montreal Evans outside … more
Coiled up in a knot, the baby Brazilian boa was about as big as a baseball. Brooke Bissette placed the snake in the palm of Covey Denton’s hand, and so began the snake foster program at Greenfield School in Wilson. The one-year-old … more
Community leaders gathered Wednesday with members of the Hispanic community to quell fears related to immigration enforcement. “In the case of a break-in to our home, we are afraid to contact police,” one woman said through a … more
Cotten Joseph didn’t waste a second dashing up a utility pole to complete a mock rescue of an injured lineman. “He got 2:46 on that one, so he definitely met the four-minute requirement,” said John O’Boyle, electric line … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Sheriff’s deputies say a Florida man speeding through Nash County was caught with cocaine and counterfeit designer clothing and fragrances. José M. Nino De Guzman, 38, of 1897 French St., Fort Myers, was stopped … more
ZEBULON — A Nash County man is accused of robbing a convenience store near his home on Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies were called to an armed robbery at the Express Mart at 13577 N.C. 97 W. in the Murraytown community east of Zebulon … more
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