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WEATHERCAST

After chilly weekend, warmup begins Tuesday

By Al Thomas
| March 6, 2021

A large high-pressure ridge has pushed cold air into the Wilson Times area, but by Tuesday, a quick ...

Dudley

Deputies: Missing Nash woman found safe

From staff reports
| March 4, 2021

MIDDLESEX — A local woman reported missing last month has been found safe, according to authorities....

The Nash County Courthouse in downtown Nashville is shown in a N.C. Judicial Branch photo. Assistant District Attorney Clarence Turpin V handled cases in Nash County District Court.

Prosecutor arrested on impaired driving charge

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 4, 2021

NASHVILLE — A special prosecutor will represent the state against an assistant district attorney acc...

Butterfield

Butterfield votes to pass George Floyd police reform bill

From staff reports
| March 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield voted with an eight-member House majority to pass a wide-ran...

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Nash County man ‘ecstatic’ to win $1 million lottery prize

For The Enterprise
| March 3, 2021

Charles Rupert of Rocky Mount tried his luck on a $10 ticket and watched as it revealed a $1 million...

After a Wednesday visit from state and local authorities, workers remove gaming machines and equipment from Headquarter Sweepstakes at 803 E. Nash St. in Spring Hope.

Police, sheriff cut ties with sweepstakes center

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 3, 2021

SPRING HOPE — Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone fired a deputy who managed a sweepstakes business, Pol...

The Wilson County Detention Center visitors’ entrance is shown Tuesday afternoon.

State probing Bailey man’s jail death

By Olivia Neeley
| March 2, 2021

WILSON — State officials are investigating a Bailey man’s jail death after sheriff’s deputies say he...

Bubbles & Bows Pet Salon owner Betsy Strickland poses with Tucker, a Labradoodle belonging to Pete and Cathy Curtis.

Pet groomer rescinds advisory board resignation

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 2, 2021

SPRING HOPE — A pet groomer who resigned from a downtown development board last week changed her min...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Expect a cloudy week with seesawing temps

By Al Thomas
| March 1, 2021

The sun is forecast to briefly return to the Wilson Times area Tuesday, only to give way to more clo...

Kay

The Enterprise wins 5 state journalism awards

From staff reports
| March 1, 2021

The Enterprise ranks among North Carolina’s best small newspapers, according to results of an annual...

Community Calendar listings are published as a public service of The Enterprise. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Sunday for each Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to cfriedman@wilsontimes.com with “Community Calendar” in the subject line. 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Castalia plans chicken plate sale

From staff reports
| March 1, 2021

CASTALIA — The town of Castalia’s July Fourth committee will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale at 1...

McNeill

McNeill to retire as Highway Patrol commander

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 1, 2021

RALEIGH — The state’s top trooper is hanging up his patrolman hat. Col. Glenn M. McNeill Jr., comman...

The Rev. Thomas Walker, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, receives his COVID-19 vaccination on Thursday. Walker said he wanted to be vaccinated in front of news cameras to help encourage local Black community members to get their shots.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Pastor encouraging Black residents to vaccinate

From staff reports
| March 1, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — A well-known civil rights leader has received the novel coronavirus vaccination to enc...

Graham

Reward offered in Bailey man's 2016 killing

By Olivia Neeley
| March 1, 2021

State officials are offering rewards totaling $25,000 for information leading to arrests and convict...

Bubbles & Bows Pet Salon owner Betsy Strickland poses with Tucker, a Labradoodle belonging to Pete and Cathy Curtis.

Pet salon raising money for new building

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 1, 2021

ZEBULON — A pet groomer is raising funds to build a salon on her Franklin County homestead after a n...

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Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

After chilly weekend, warmup begins Tuesday

By Al Thomas
| March 6, 2021

A large high-pressure ridge has pushed cold air into the Wilson Times area, but by Tuesday, a quick ...

Dudley

Deputies: Missing Nash woman found safe

From staff reports
| March 4, 2021

MIDDLESEX — A local woman reported missing last month has been found safe, according to authorities....

The Nash County Courthouse in downtown Nashville is shown in a N.C. Judicial Branch photo. Assistant District Attorney Clarence Turpin V handled cases in Nash County District Court.

Prosecutor arrested on impaired driving charge

By Lindell J. Kay
| March 4, 2021

NASHVILLE — A special prosecutor will represent the state against an assistant district attorney acc...