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NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners voted unanimously on Monday to approve a package of inducements to an unidentified company to build a $4.7 million facility in Rocky Mount. Identified only … more
A Wilson man with previous drug convictions was sentenced Wednesday to spend the next 10 years in federal prison. In August, Jeffrey Bernard “Cookie Man” Moore was charged with conspiracy to … more
Two newcomers and two incumbents in local politics filed to run in November municipal elections in four Wilson County towns on Wednesday. Some 28 seats in Wilson County towns are open for … more
An Elm City man was charged Tuesday after a traffic stop led to the seizure of heroin. Clarence Fuller Swaringen III, 61, was charged with felony possession of heroin. He was issued a $2,000 … more
GREENVILLE — President Donald Trump continued his feud with four progressive congresswomen while drawing a stark contrast between himself and his Democratic detractors Wednesday evening. Trump … more
After months of uncertainty, Johnny Hackney said he’s thrilled the city’s Board of Adjustment ruled Tuesday in favor of replacing the leaking roof at 314 Green St. with asphalt shingles. “We … more
Wilson police are investigating a Tuesday night robbery at a hotel on U.S. 301. According to police reports, a 64-year-old man came to the department around 8 p.m. to report a robbery. The victim … more
For United Way volunteers, Wednesday was about getting pumped up. At the organization’s annual cultivation breakfast, around 80 team leaders shared best practices for fundraising success as they … more
Wilson police say someone broke into Dunham’s Sports and stole handguns early Tuesday. Officers responded to a 2:15 a.m. alarm call at the sporting goods store located at 2800 Raleigh Road … more
Authorities are warning the public to be on the lookout for a raccoon that may be infected with rabies. According to Wilson County officials, deputies responded to the 3300 block of Cranberry … more
A Wilson electrical contractor has been appointed to a state panel tasked with advising officials on government building projects. Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Watson Electrical President and Chief … more
Ahead of President Donald J. Trump’s visit to Greenville today, vendors moved into Wilson and set up shop selling Trump memorabilia Choosing vacant lots or unoccupied business buildings, the … more
For the second time in as many months, a Wilson County man was arrested following a shooting at an area business. Wilson County deputies responded to a shots-fired call shortly before 2 a.m. … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Gregory Ohree never had a chance to meet his uncle, a local soldier in the Korean War who died almost 70 years ago and was returned home just last month, but stories of his easygoing, … more
A Wilson County man will spend 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges in a crackdown on what authorities describe as a regional drug trafficking ring. Rodney Durrell “Lil … more
Mount Sinai Church of Christ Ministries will offer free hot dogs beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at 809 Black Creek Road. Mayoral candidate holding campaign dinner The committee to elect … more
Two political newcomers and one incumbent filed for the November municipal elections on Tuesday. There are 28 seats in seven Wilson County towns up for grabs in the Nov. 5 general election. Filing … more
Former Beddingfield High School Principal F.T. Franks has been reassigned as the interim principal at Forest Hills Middle School. The change was among many personnel changes approved by the Wilson … more
Scorching temperatures in the mid-90s and heat indexes topping out at 106 degrees are in store for the greater Wilson area through Sunday, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson … more
A cooking fire was quickly extinguished Sunday night at an area hotel. Wilson Fire/Rescue crews responded around 8:30 p.m. to the Days Inn at 1801 Tarboro St. S. and saw smoke billowing from a … more
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