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ROCKY MOUNT — Linda Coleman, Democratic nominee for U.S. House in the 2nd Congressional District, will meet with voters in a “Linda Listens” town hall meeting planned from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, … more
Wilson County sheriff’s deputies escort 65-year-old Harold Edmund Carney to a waiting ambulance Sunday afternoon after an N.C. Highway Patrol helicopter spotted the missing man in a wooded area off … more
Wilson County could have a gross income of $49.2 million from tobacco this year. That is up drastically from the $37.2 million … more
The flu started last week as a cough, then a fever, for kindergartner Olivia Langley. Not only did Olivia have flu, but she had strep throat as well. Before long, her brothers and mom had the … more
The Wilson County Public Library was evacuated shortly before closing Wednesday to allow fire crews to investigate a suspicious odor. “It was about 20 minutes before closing when a staff person … more
Wilson County is in store for a cool, rainy weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in today's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by Eastern NC Wheels. The region should see … more
PENDER’S BIRTHPLACE In 1834, Maj. Gen. William Dorsey Pender, C.S.A., was born in a house no longer standing on the right side of the road four-tenths of a mile north of Pender’s Crossroads, … more
Two Shoppes at Brentwood businesses have recently undergone changes in ownership and branding, and both say they’ve heard positive reactions from customers. Jon and Rhonda Anderson were loyal … more
Wilson County Emergency Management Director Gordon Deno has helped to mitigate devastation in New Orleans, Florida, South Carolina and closer to home, but he didn’t know what to expect when he got off the plane on Nov. 12 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The United States territory suffered widespread damage after Hurricane Irma skirted the island on Sept. 6, and after Hurricane Maria hit the island on Sept. 20, the entire country … more
Authorities arrested two suspects and are looking for another in connection to armed robberies in Wilson County and beyond. Shortly after 10 p.m. on Jan. 15, Wilson County sheriff’s deputies … more
Pastor Harvey L. Spencer Sr. will be signing copies of his book, “The Power of Forgiveness: The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How,” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Faith Christian Bookstore, … more
Steven E. Davis has released “Chasing Blackbeard,” a historical novel and the second book in his self-published Carolina Series. Davis describes the book as “the coming-of-age story of a … more
The Wilson branch of the NAACP has canceled its meeting scheduled for Thursday evening. The Pride of Wilson No. 484 Masonic Lodge, 6110 Ward Blvd., will have a barbecue chicken plate sale at 11 … more
Attorney and former Wilson politician Mark Bibbs is accused of lying to state officials who were investigating claims that he broke the law by working as an unregistered lobbyist. A Wake County … more
ELM CITY — With its fair share of shuttered storefronts, it is hard to picture how different life was when Elm City was bustling, but supporters of a new museum have hope … more
“Daddy, I missed you,” Jordan Suggs Jr. said excitedly Thursday upon being surprised by his namesake, who is on leave from a deployment in Poland. “Daddy, I love you.” Four-year-old Jordan … more
Police have charged a 58-year-old Wilson man with raping a woman on Saturday. Officers arrested James Junior Applewhite of Fourth Street after investigating a sexual assault reported to Wilson … more
Clear skies should be ahead for Wilson County this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by ENCWheels.com. A static trough … more
I am a die-hard night owl and usually that works fine with my chosen profession, but occasionally I am obliged to get up bright and early. Tuesday was one such day with the monthly meeting of the … more
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