This preliminary rendering was used by city of Wilson staff Thursday to give folks an idea of what the new development could look like, but no architectural designs have been approved.

Council OKs Pine Street redevelopment

Falling snow didn’t stop 10 residents from expressing their support for the Pine Street redevelopment project at Thursday’s Wilson City Council meeting. “(Wilson) has had vision for …
Jake Joyner, 9, of Wilson, sleds on a slope behind Fike High School on Friday morning.

Snow creates Wilson winter wonderland

For many folks around Wilson, a little bit of snow is just the right amount. Wilson collected enough snow overnight Thursday to cover the grass in most open areas and add a shiny silver and white …

Early voting sluggish

More than a week into early voting in the presidential primary, turnout remains low. “I really thought they would come out in droves considering the number of candidates in the primary,” said …

Maury Correctional inmate dies after fight

HOOKERTON — Authorities say a Maury Correctional Institution inmate died Friday in a fight with another inmate at the state prison in Greene County. Andre A. Young-Johnson, 23, was pronounced …
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Architect bids for tech school due next week Wilson County Schools will receive bids next week from architectural firms interested in designing the new Wilson Academy of Applied Technology high school building. Superintendent Lane Mills …

Construction underway at Heritage Corner: 'National tenants want to be in Wilson'

Workers install drainage infrastructure along a road being prepared for the Heritage Crossing development at the corner of Raleigh Road Parkway and Airport Boulevard.
Officials spent 2019 planning to transform the southwest corner of Raleigh Road Parkway’s intersection with Airport Boulevard. Now construction crews are hard at work to bring the plans for new …

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Weathercast: Winter storm expected to bring 3-5 inches of snow

Snow should replace rain in The Wilson Times area by late Thursday afternoon, resulting in a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service. Up to 3-5 inches of snow is expected by the …

Bojangles' plans Spring Hope restaurant

SPRING HOPE — Get ready to get your tailgate on, southern Nash County — a major Bojangles’ franchisee in eastern North Carolina and Virginia has submitted plans for construction at …

Suspects sought in sweepstakes robbery

Probation officers seek drug convict

Middlesex seeking equipment grants

Internet provider researching rural broadband needs

School board debates ‘unity agreement’

SMITHFIELD — As it did the month before, the Johnston County Board of Education last week discussed but did not adopt an agreement that would govern its behavior. No school leader has said so …

Harmony Playground clears last funding hurdle

Smithfield council targets blight

County keeping watch on coronavirus

Johnston commissioners defend gun rights

Cellphones pose hangup for voter outreach

A political meeting last Saturday emphasized getting out the vote while avoiding any favoritism toward any individual candidate or issue. Much of the discussion focused on how to contact potential …

Passing down a family favorite: Potato salad like Mama made

I gave my daughter a few suggestions for her birthday dinner this past weekend. I offered to cook several things, including chicken and gravy with homemade biscuits or maybe our favorite chicken pot …

College Sports
Wolfpack shows NCAA form with rout of No. 6 Duke

RALEIGH — Ah, this must have been what it was like in the older, smaller ACC days when N.C. State played on an NCAA Tournament level with neighboring Duke and North Carolina for bragging rights …

Balanced attack carries Bulldogs past Trojans

Surging Lady Bulldogs win 7th straight, defeat Mount Olive 80-67

Lady Bulldogs come up short on the road

Barton sweeps aside Mount Olive

School Sports
Wilson Recreation Department Results

Youth futsal RESULTS Matches from Feb. 8 Ages 5-6 Green 18 – Blue 0: Green- Connor Patterson 7, Shradha Das 6, Mason Burnette 3, Isabel Herrera 2 Orange 11 – Red 3: …

Taylor, Wiggs card aces at Wedgewood

264 Futsal teams seek help in reaching national championship tournament

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Writer’s block? It’s real

School Menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Fiestada pizza or cheesy baked potato, fries, steamed … Read More
Students take robotics skills to Texas: ‘I am so proud of them’
Students on the middle school robotics team at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf placed 12th out of 24 teams at a … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Teacher Workday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry bagel bar, fruit juice and banana. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll … Read More
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