Keyanna Jackson, a 2012 Hunt High School graduate, will enter Columbia University's medical school, the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, in August.

Hunt grad pursuing a longtime career goal

Keyanna Jackson has always had a passion for helping people. In August, the 2012 Hunt High School graduate will attend Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons …
Paul Tomlinson of Tomlinson Farms has adopted a no-till and strip till method of farming in the field and in the greenhouse for his produce, like these tomatoes on the vine.

Taking tilling out of farming: ‘I want to farm the way nature intended’

Paul Tomlinson likes being different. He likes trying new things, and he doesn’t mind going out on a limb. When the 28-year-old third-generation farmer decided to plant …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Pleasant weekend, return to average summer temps

After a near-perfect weekend in the greater Wilson area, expect a return to typical summer heat and humidity to start the workweek, Al Thomas Jr. advises in the latest installment of The Wilson Times …

Selma man sentenced for 10 years in federal prision on gun charge

RALEIGH—A 29-year-old Selma man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after police say he fired a gun into a neighboring apartment. Darnell Thomas Brown pleaded guilty to possession …

Johnston register of deeds issues scam warning

2,600 Johnston grads turn tassels

Options limited for some residents seeking road repairs

Repaving project brings facelift to Kenly streets

Selma pool opens for summer swim season

Nash man charged in aunt’s murder

A Nash County man is accused of killing his aunt, a Raleigh resident reported missing whose body was found in a shallow grave last week. Cleavon Royster Williams, 44, of the 4200 block of Biltmore …

$95M Nash budget to keep tax rate flat

Family continues tradition of placing Memorial Day flags

48 earn degrees from Nash-Rocky Mount Early College

Lawmakers address opioid epidemic

This week, the state budget continues to be the top priority for lawmakers in both the House and Senate. Here are some state and local highlights from the week. MEDICAID EXPANSION, OPIOID …

Taxidermy a labor of love for Elm City man

Pat Nicholson admits he is not going to get rich doing taxidermy, but then again, he’s not in it for the money. “The rewards are the smiles you see on the faces of the kids when they see their …

College Sports
Tough turnaround for Bulldogs

Head coach Jim Chester and his new staff took a giant step in 2019 in turning around the Barton College baseball program in just Chester’s second season. However, Chester, a Pittsburgh …

Tobs win, while seeing rain once again versus SwampDogs

Tobs resume winning streak after four-day layoff

Road to Omaha bogs down

Rain keeps Tobs off the field all weekend

Community sports
Area Calendar, June 15-16

Saturday, June 15American Legion BaseballArea I vs. Area II Challenge (Pitt Community College) — Wilson Post 13 vs. Pleasure Island (S.C.) Post 129, NoonSunday, June 16American Legion …

Creech’s regains Wilson City Little League throne

31st annual NC Wiffle Ball tourney set for July 13-14 in Smithfield

Area Calendar, June 12-13

The ‘W’ finally comes

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