2021-04-18

Bill would balance political views in classrooms


SMITHFIELD — N.C. Senate Bill 700 would require curriculum in North Carolina’s public schools to ref…

Speakers weigh in on race in Johnston schools


SMITHFIELD — Last week’s school board meeting drew an unusual number of public comment speakers.
Two…

Ladybirds rally past Fike to keep Big East streak intact

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

WILSON — Standing just nine outs away from seeing its 23-game winning streak against 3-A Big East Co…

Wilson man dies in Nash County crash


A Wilson man died in a single-car wreck on Interstate 95 in southern Nash County’s Coopers community…

Tobacco planting and dirt-road racing

COMMENTARY

At last, I’m not tracking through yellow pollen on the porch. Even though there is still some hangin…

Prisons’ pandemic resilience paying off

COMMENTARY

It’s been a year since the pandemic first hit our state prison system.
We’ve endured an awful year o…

What not to do as a beekeeping beginner

VICTORY GARDEN GAL

I’ve wanted bees for a long time. When we lived in Germany, my children who were 5 and 6 years old w…

YMCA gives Wilson a do-over on missed opportunity

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I was delighted and excited to see your support through the printed word and the cartoon of the two …

UNC’s Hubert Davis shares his Christian faith

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I am a three-time N.C. State graduate and am not a Carolina fan. However, I have always admired the …

School crossing guard brightens day

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

My drive to work each morning is brightened by the crossing guard at New Hope Elementary School! She…