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Wilson man dies in Nash County crash

From staff reports
| April 18, 2021

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

Jan Mills

COMMENTARY

Tobacco planting and dirt-road racing

By Jan Mills
| April 18, 2021

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

Todd Ishee

COMMENTARY

Prisons' pandemic resilience paying off

By Todd Ishee
| April 18, 2021

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

Italian honeybees return to their hive at Wilson County's Cotton Boll Pollinators in February 2020.

VICTORY GARDEN GAL

What not to do as a beekeeping beginner

By DeeAnn Rivera
| April 18, 2021

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

Prudence Wilkins of Queen Status Fitness Studio and Ray’s Muscle Max Gym, center, is shown receiving her certificate of completion for the Launch Rocky Mount business program. Wilkins is a Spring Hope town commissioner.

9 entrepreneurs complete Launch Rocky Mount program

For The Enterprise
| April 18, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Nine entrepreneurs successfully completed the Launch Rocky Mount program, the Small Bu...

Nash Correctional Institution, shown here in a state Department of Public Safety image, is a 654-bed, medium-custody prison for male inmates.

Prison printing plant wins 2 quality awards

For The Enterprise
| April 18, 2021

NASHVILLE — Correction Enterprises’ printing plant at Nash Correctional Institution won two quality ...

Nash youth soccer scores announced

For The Enterprise
| April 18, 2021

Nash County Recreation & Senior Services has announced soccer scores for games played on April 12. ...

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Nash college students earn academic honors

From staff reports
| April 18, 2021

Colleges, universities and honor societies have announced the following academic honors for students...

Click the play button to listen to the Weathercast for the weekend of April 17.

WEATHERCAST

Seasonable temps, minimal rain chances

By Al Thomas
| April 18, 2021

Weather conditions in the Wilson Times area should be relatively benign Saturday through Tuesday, wi...

Graves

Memorial scholarships honor Nash DSS attorney

By Drew C. Wilson
| April 17, 2021

Scholarships have been established in honor of Millicent Goins Graves, an attorney and community lea...

Butterfield

Butterfield seeks health care study on amputation, prosthetics

From staff reports
| April 15, 2021

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield wants federal researchers to compare Medicare, veterans’ benefits and pri...

Whitehurst

Providence Bank reports record 1st-quarter earnings

From staff reports
| April 15, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Providence Bank’s holding company posted a nearly 42% year-over-year gain in first-qua...

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Middlesex man wins $200,000 scratch-off prize

For The Enterprise
| April 14, 2021

RALEIGH — Jack Walter of Middlesex went to fill a prescription and, while he was waiting, decided to...

Albert Thomas Jr.

WEATHERCAST

Shower, storm chances peak Wednesday night

By Al Thomas
| April 13, 2021

Tuesday and the early part of Wednesday are forecast to be mostly clear and mild in the Wilson Times...

In partnership with Labcorp, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services will provide 35,000 Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 PCR test collection kits to qualifying residents as part of a pilot program.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Free COVID-19 home test kits available

From staff reports
| April 12, 2021

State officials are offering free COVID-19 home test collection kits to low-income, disabled and hom...

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

Vaccination clinic offers free beer

From staff reports
| April 12, 2021

TARBORO — Calvary Episcopal Church, Tarboro Brewing Co. and Thorne Drug Center will hold a COVID-19 ...

Hal Usher of Wilson Medical Center holds a vial of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Hospital provides community vaccination clinics

For The Enterprise
| April 12, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — With all North Carolina adults now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, Nash UNC Hea...

A homeless man digging for food in a Rocky Mount dumpster in 2007 discovered the body of an unidentified baby boy covered by this plastic Cheetos bucket that investigators believe may be a clue in the case.

UNIDENTIFIED

‘John Nash’ baby’s killing remains unsolved

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — A baby boy found in a Food Lion dumpster 14 years ago had been strangled to death by s...

Lindell J. Kay

UNIDENTIFIED

Dozens of bodies found across the state remain mysteries

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

My niece Michelle Bullard felt safe watching television in her home with friends on a January night ...

The Spring Hope Board of Commissioners voted April 5 to adopt an ordinance regulating the operation of golf carts on town streets.

Spring Hope board votes to regulate golf carts

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

SPRING HOPE — Golf carts will now be regulated inside town limits. The Spring Hope Board of Commissi...


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Wilson man dies in Nash County crash

From staff reports
| April 18, 2021

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

Jan Mills

COMMENTARY

Tobacco planting and dirt-road racing

By Jan Mills
| April 18, 2021

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

Todd Ishee

COMMENTARY

Prisons' pandemic resilience paying off

By Todd Ishee
| April 18, 2021

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

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