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SMITHFIELD — A town councilman told colleagues and staff during an April 2 meeting that his district’s needs are being neglected. Marlon Lee, who represents District 1, said the town “kicks … more
SELMA — Badcock Home Furniture & More held a Dec. 5 ribbon-cutting for its new 16,000-square foot store in Selma. Renovation of the former Ormond’s Furniture building, located at 1124 S. … more
SMITHFIELD — Stormy weekend weather didn’t stop Saturday’s eighth annual Johnston Health Champions 5K and 10K runs. “It was cloudy Saturday,” said Sol Halliburton, director of the … more
SMITHFIELD — Adventist Worldwide Aviation provides free flights for those who can’t afford transportation for medical treatment. AWA leases a hangar at the Johnston Regional Airport on Swift … more
SMITHFIELD — Mayor Andy Moore installed two new police officers during the April 9 town council meeting. Joseph Phillip Heck was hired to fill a vacancy within the department’s patrol … more
KENLY — Representatives from area fire departments, law enforcement and emergency response agencies gathered Sunday for the 37th annual Kenly Fire Department appreciation breakfast. The … more
Bryan McDaniel of Smithfield and Tony Hedgepeth of Dunn are co-workers and friends, and now, they're the first players to win $1 million in the $10,000,000 Colossal Cash second-chance … more
ELM CITY — A third-generation state trooper was shot during a Monday afternoon traffic stop, drawing sheriff’s deputies, police and troopers to the scene in a manhunt … more
SMITHFIELD — Detective Sgt. Dale Wood is the Smithfield Police Department’s 2018 Officer of the Year. Police Chief Keith Powell presented the award at the April 9 Smithfield town council … more
Thanksgiving is almost here. And that means many will hit the roads during what officials say is one of the most dangerous holiday traveling periods. Nearly 1.5 million North Carolinians are … more
SMITHFIELD — Snow blanketed some parts of Johnston County early Sunday, causing church cancellations and creating a play day for children across the region. The National Weather Service reported … more
SMITHFIELD — Former Johnston County Board of Education member and longtime educator Butler Hall was surprised at the April 9 school board meeting with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Awarded by … more
PRINCETON — Town leaders have hired Kinston-based Dunn & Dalton Architects to design the soon-to-be-renovated Princeton Community Building. The building, located at 106 N. Center St., … more
Sunshine and mild, springlike temperatures will come — just not at the same time, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
SMITHFIELD —The Johnston County Board of Education will move forward with its proposed $83.1 million 2019-20 budget during a 6 p.m. April 29 work session to review and finalize details. “This … more
Authorities are seeking the public's help to locate a 90-year-old Johnston County man. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Hans Liem "Fritz" Oey at 3:18 a.m. Tuesday. Oey … more
Scattered showers and thunderstorms could linger through midweek, but expect plenty of sunshine and drier air Thursday through Saturday, Al Thomas Jr. predicts in this week's installment of The … more
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State officials say there was no marching order to yank Confederate battle flags from gift shop shelves at North Carolina’s Civil War battlefields, but they don’t deny reports of a gradual … more
The new forecast for Hurricane Florence has lessened the projected impact on Wilson, but officials are urging residents not to breathe a sigh of relief yet. Florence is set to make landfall Friday … more
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