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A dry week that begins on the chilly side should gradually warm up, with a nearly 20-degree temperature shift between Tuesday and Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of … more
GOLDSBORO — Sheriff's deputies say a man sprayed his Wayne County home with gunfire and severely injured a housemate Monday night.  Nakia Lequan Atkins, 20, of 214 Blue Ridge Drive in … more
SMITHFIELD — Mayor Andy Moore signed a proclamation honoring the American Legion’s 100th anniversary and recognizing March 15-17 as American Legion Week in the town of Smithfield. Moore … more
SMITHFIELD — Public officials and educational and business leaders learned about child care availability, cost and quality during a Thursday bus tour of Johnston County child care facilities. … more
WENDELL — While it may not be ripped from today’s headlines, Corinth Holders High School drama teacher Kathryn Nixon said Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” is as relevant as when she … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Public Schools may soon be able to expand its International Baccalaureate offerings to students at several schools. South Smithfield Elementary, Wilson’s Mills … more
SELMA — With a goal of bringing awareness in Johnston County about the importance of healthy eating, physical fitness and overall healthy living, two local agencies are collaborating in their … more
KENLY — Southern Rustic Designs & Gifts, 102 E. Second St., will hold a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday. The new shop in downtown Kenly features handmade gifts, signs, … more
KENLY — Although much has occurred at Sonlight Farms since the local husband-wife farming team of Josh and April Phillips created the Christian-based, family-operated agricultural park near Kenly … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Lions clubs are screening vision with technology that tests 150 students ‘ vision per hour. Dr. Dicky Parrish, a retired Selma dentist and former chairman of the … more
KENLY — The Manheim North Carolina auto auction on Bagley Road in Kenly has been chosen as the Kenly Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for March. “Manheim North Carolina was … more
The husband of a slain Wilson Medical Center nurse was captured Sunday in Arizona and charged with first-degree murder in her death. Authorities said 57-year-old Rexfrod Lynn Keel Jr. was arrested … more
FREMONT — Sheriff's deputies are investigating a Wayne County woman's death as a homicide after discovering her body on Friday. Deputies found Janet Marie Batts dead at her 105 R&M … more
BENSON — Town Manager Matt Zapp will leave the town to take the reins as town manager in Emerald Isle. Zapp will assume his new responsibilities by mid-June, subject to formal appointment … more
Expect clear skies and mild temperatures this weekend and the first half of the workweek, Albert Thomas Jr. says in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Authorities are seeking Diana Keel’s husband on a first-degree murder charge in the Wilson Medical Center nurse and Nash County resident’s killing. Rexford Lynn Keel Jr.’s whereabouts were … more
NASHVILLE -- A body found Tuesday in rural Edgecombe County has been positively identified as that of a Wilson Medical Center nurse who has been missing since Friday, and investigators say there was … more
Authorities say a body discovered Tuesday is believed to be that of 38-year-old Diana Alejandra Keel, who went missing last week. Sheriff’s deputies say Keel, a Wilson Medical Center nurse who … more
Federal prosecutors say a Honduran national who’s previously been deported from the United States has been indicted following his discovery in Nash County. Victor Nahum Perez-Colindres, 40, is … more
Eastern North Carolina will dry out from late-winter rain this week, with clear skies expected Tuesday through Thursday and the afternoon and evening hours Friday holding the only notable rain … more
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