Wilson Mall’s future unclear

Free It has been four years since the Wilson Mall last served as a retail epicenter for the community, and property owners are working on plans to redevelop the site. However as behind-the-scenes work continues, glimpses into the shuttered mall have …
Class size limits could mean cuts in art and music

The Wilson County Board of Education passed a resolution Monday urging legislators to reconsider class size restrictions that could mean drastic cuts in art, music and physical education for elementary school students. In the past, school …

Wilson Democrats honor native daughter Kristi Jones' success

Free Kristi Jones has become adept at navigating the official channels in Raleigh, but Gov. Roy Cooper’s chief of staff...


Cooper stonewalling and stalling

It’s the kind of thing you should expect when you elect a proven-corrupt, incompetent governor, such as North Carolina’s bumbling mess, Roy Cooper. Cooper took office after a skin-tight, dubious victory over Gov. Pat McCrory and …


Choose a healthy, easy side dish

I always try to serve my family healthy foods. I don’t always succeed, but I try. Luckily, we love fresh fruits and vegetables at my house (most of us, at least), and I try to work our favorites into our meals. This is an important part of …

School sports
Lady Panthers reach 2nd round

Lady Panthers reach 2nd round KENLY — Ravaged with flu-like symptoms Tuesday night, the North Johnston High varsity girls basketball team overcame effectively and picked up their first North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-A …

Lady Cougars breeze into 2nd round

Rams overwhelm Panthers

NCHSAA basketball playoff glance

Cougars fall in playoff opener

Community sports
It was a blessing to know Winstead

I stopped at Country Restaurant a while back for a meal at the lunch counter. I was soon joined by a gentleman my senior in age. We were somewhat familiar with one another and he was aware of my association with The Wilson Times sports …

Living with Ari

Joyner cards first ace at Wedgewood

Onward and Upward!

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Church news for the week of Feb. 18

Ward Blvd. The Ward Blvd. Church of Christ, 2977 Ward Blvd., will have Bible study 9:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship 10:30 and evening worship 5. Bible study 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist …

Church news for the week of Feb. 11

Church news for the week of Feb. 4

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Why I Teach: Victoria Ivery

Winstead Elementary School’s Victoria Ivery is featured in this week’s Why I Teach. Current position Fifth-grade Teacher at Winstead Elementary First teaching position Fifth-grade Teacher at Vick Elementary Total number of …