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NASHVILLE — A man is charged with robbing the same Nash County convenience store at gunpoint on two occasions, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. Steven Rahaeh Spivey of 2837 Batchelor Road … more
SELMA — New Selma Public Utilities Director Dwan Bell is a family man. He and his wife Sharron have three children and one on the way. An Elizabeth City native, Bell said family is always … more
Temperatures should remain mild from now through Christmas, with only one overnight low at or below freezing predicted for the next 10 days, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of … more
KENLY — There was a sea of orange in and around the North Johnston High School cafeteria during lunch period Oct. 24 as members of the student body along with faculty and staff showed their support … more
SMITHFIELD — Police are still searching for a man wanted in Thursday night's robbery at an AT&T store at 1247 North Brightleaf Blvd. around 7:20 p.m. Authorities identified the suspect … more
SELMA — Town Manager Elton Daniels unexpectedly resigned Tuesday, Jan. 8 during a town council meeting closed session. His resignation is effective Tuesday, Feb. 12. Daniels became town … more
It will feel cold enough to snow this weekend, but meteorological models only predict rain for the greater Wilson area, Albert Thomas Jr. says in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times … more
A large rainbow filled the sky Tuesday evening while Wilson Youth Soccer Association players practiced at Gillette Athletic Complex. The rainbow follows several days of severe weather produced by … more
PINE LEVEL — Rain didn’t stop Pine Level Elementary School from holding its annual anti-drug Red Ribbon Week parade at the school Oct. 26. Instead of postponing or canceling the parade, … more
SMITHFIELD — Detectives have arrested a suspect in a man's Monday killing following a countywide manhunt on Tuesday. Johnston County sheriff's deputies were called to an assault at 1516 … more
Jacob Thomason of the Elm City 4-H Club looks at his chicken being readied for today's auction and sale at the Wilson County Fair. Some 48 children ages 5 to 18 have raised chickens from 1 day old in … more
KENLY — Several new features have been added to the second edition of Christmas on Main for this year, according to festival Chairwoman Janie Holland. The event that was so popular with visitors … more
Cocoa is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Cocoa is as sweet and happy as they come, writes Dawn Tucker, adoption coordinator at For the Love of Dogs. She's 12 years … more
PRINCETON — Princeton High School juniors got a rude awakening about the value of the dollar in the real world during a personal finance simulation workshop called “The Reality of Money” held … more
KENLY — Constuction workers have begun preliminary site preparation work at a one-acre tract of land located off U.S. 301 about a mile north of Kenly expected to be the site of a DaVita kidney … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Sept. 4-9, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Barbara Eason to Charter Communications, LLC, doing business as … more
SMITHFIELD — For history enthusiasts, the Johnston County Heritage Center is the place to explore the county’s past. The heritage center, located at 241 E. Market St., Smithfield, has been … more
SELMA — Town Manager Elton Daniels has announced the appointment of Billy Roach as Selma’s parks and recreation and library services director. Roach, who will begin his duties on Jan. 30, … more
Hurricane Florence lashed Wilson County with torrential rain and high winds as the storm made landfall near Wilmington on Friday, but local damage was largely confined to some downed trees and power … more
KENLY — Town employees could be in line for a raise when the Kenly Town Council holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Following a pay study discussed in October, the council will … more
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