2021-09-10

In 2001, Wake Forest firefighters raised $70K for 9/11 widows, children


WAKE FOREST — Twenty years ago, people across the nation watched in horror as planes flew into the T…

PHOTOS: Friday Night on White brings people back downtown


WAKE FOREST — The only Friday Night on White of the season “crushed” downtown with music, food and m…

Railroad Days names parade grand marshal

SELMA — The Selma Parks and Recreation Department has named the grand marshal of this year’s Railroa…

Bailey drug convict sentenced to federal prison


A southern Nash County man will spend a dozen years in federal prison on drug convictions.
Costa Ron…

Police: Man in wheelchair killed in crash


ROCKY MOUNT — City police say a vehicle struck and killed a man in a wheelchair last week.
Officers…

Cook Out to open in Zebulon


ZEBULON — The pandemic closure of a popular mom-and-pop restaurant has made way for a Cook Out to op…

Nash schools fare well in annual test results


NASHVILLE — Nash County Public Schools had higher marks than most other districts in the N.C. State …

Warm, sunny days ahead; midweek rain possible

WEATHERCAST

Bright sunshine and reasonably comfortable temperatures highlight the weather in the Wilson Times ar…

Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

COMMENTARY

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I tru…

Biden’s vaccine mandate isn’t about COVID-19

OPINION

“We’ve been patient, but our patience is wearing thin,” President Joe Biden said as he announced his…

Cheryl Ann Hoffman Brooks

Wilson — Cheryl Ann Hoffman Brooks, 58 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be he…

Harold Dean Hawley

Kenly — Harold Dean Hawley passed away unexpectedly at his home on September 9, 2021. Dean was born …

Timothy Dean Byrd

WILSON — Timothy Dean Byrd, age 31, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Service arrangements are entr…

Patricia Alice “Trisha” Poulos

Ocean Isle Beach — Patricia Alice “Trisha” Poulos, 76, Ocean Isle Beach, NC died on September 9, 202…

Out-of-state fugitive arrested in Rocky Mount


ROCKY MOUNT — City police have picked up an out-of-state fugitive wanted in Virginia on a slew of se…

Wilson firefighter selected to lead Smithfield department


A Wilson Fire/Rescue Services deputy chief has headed south to lead the Smithfield Fire Department.

Man sentenced in federal gun theft case


A Rocky Mount man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting he stole ammunition and firear…

Wilson firefighers pay tribute to lives lost on 9/11


Two decades after the horrific attacks on America, Wilson Fire/Rescue Service Chief Albert Alston sa…

What made today’s NC economy?

YOU DECIDE

During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive you…

Hard-Earned Lessons from 9/11 Offer a Playbook for Combating Today’s Threats

COMMENTARY

Those of us who lived through 9/11 will always remember exactly where we were and what we were doing…