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Local Democratic legislators said Friday that there needs to be more transparency in future state budget negotiations. Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, said that even though she was a member of the House Budget Conference Committee, which … more
GOLDSBORO — A manufacturer of meat protein snacks will build its first United States plant in Wayne County, creating 60 jobs over a three-year period, state officials announced Thursday. Stormberg Foods LLC says it will invest nearly $2.5 … more
There was no moment of epiphany when Dell Joyner set out to turn a Humvee into a hearse. It was a series of happenstance events that led to transforming the mammoth military utility vehicle into a fitting tribute to veterans, public service … more
Church holding food giveaway, youth event Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 Lodge St., will have a food giveaway at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 24 and a youth explosion from 2 to 4 p.m. Spay, neuter awareness walk set today For the Love of Dogs will … more
A California man faces drug trafficking charges after Nash County deputies discovered 35 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop along Interstate 95. Deputies with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Team stopped a … more
Above-average rainfall in June is causing advance of the destructive disease target spot in Wilson County tobacco plants. Norman Harrell, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County, said Thursday … more
As celebrations go, this year is a big one for Protestants in general and Lutherans in particular as Oct. 31 rolls around to bring about the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of both of those movements in the actions of Martin Luther. But on a … more
In times past, country families would often go uptown on Saturday afternoon or, less often, on a weekday to shop and mingle with the town folk. As children, we heard that some people went uptown even when they had no intention of buying anything, … more
PIKEVILLE — A 17-year-old is accused of stabbing a man multiple times Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a stabbing at 486 Ivey Lane west of Pikeville ans found Rayshon Lamont Rowe with stab wounds to his abdomen and both … more
A Wilson man has been convicted on federal charges in connection with a 43-year-old man’s heroin overdose death. A federal jury found 66-year-old Elton Wayne Walston guilty of one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin, four … more
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