Campaigns heating up: Wilson Democrats, GOP plan upcoming candidate events

Free Both the Democrats and the Republicans are planning major fundraisers and events in the next few weeks and providing opportunities for voters to meet their candidates.

Man charged with murder in Saturday shooting

Free Police have charged a man with first-degree murder following an early Saturday shooting death at a Wilson apartment complex. Joshua Shavon Brockington, 21, is accused of killing 26-year-old …

Libertarian Summerell sets sights on Congress

Free J.J. Summerell doesn’t live in eastern North Carolina, but the 58-year-old Greensboro resident is hoping local voters give him and the Libertarian platform a fair shot at representing the 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of …
Spell named Springfield Middle School principal

A new principal for Springfield Middle School and a new executive director of federal programs were named …


The modern culture of complaint

I have noticed something about people lately. I think its always been there, but as of late, it has become more prevalent. I see it personally and professionally and it’s on the verge of becoming an epidemic. No matter what happens, good …

School sports
NJ evens EPC record with sweep of Cougars

NJ evens EPC record with sweep of Cougars KENLY — Levossie Taylor and Shae Settles each had five kills to pace the North Johnston High varsity volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-15, 25-17 win over visiting SouthWest Edgecombe on Thursday …

Lady Falcons bow to EW in 5 sets

Friday night’s high school football scores

Tyndall lone winner for CBA in loss to Conley

Area Calendar Sept. 24-25

Community sports
‘00 Explosion Ladies craft back-to-back wins

After a loss to start North Carolina Youth Soccer Association U17 Girls Second Division East play, the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘00 Explosion Ladies posted back-to-back victories, including 1-0 triumph over Upper Rockingham Youth Soccer …

Feral hogs can strike quickly

Highway 55 rules Sertoma Superball

Batter-Up Buddy Ball begins today

Wilson Recreation Department glance

Church News for Sept. 24

Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service 10 a.m. Sunday. Mount Zion Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church will have a fellowship conference 11 a.m. today with Jeff Gravely along with …

Church News for Sept. 17

Church news for Sept. 10

Our Opinion: Gliarmis deserves praise for dedication to youth sports

Barton College and the Wilson community would be hard-pressed to find a more steadfast supporter than Lee Gliarmis, the second-generation owner and operator of Dick’s Hot Dog Stand. Gliarmis has served as one of the community’s top …

HB2 compromise scuttled due to partisan politics

Strong police work results in bombing suspect’s capture

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Why I Teach: Laura Pittman

Third-grade Lucama Elementary School teacher Laura Pittman is featured in this week’s Why I Teach. Current position: Third-grade teacher at Lucama Elementary First teaching position: Second-grade teacher at Lucama …

School lunch menus for Wilson, Nash, Johnston counties

Wilson County Monday Breakfast: Crunchmania and peach cup. Lunch: Oven breaded chicken with roll or mozzarella sticks, green beans, cucumber slices and pears. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinni-minis and fresh banana. Lunch: Cheeseburger or …