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FREE Town backs chief, suspends worker
MIDDLESEX — The Middlesex town board suspended its administrative assistant, Tammy Pittman, and backed its police chief following an emergency closed-door meeting Friday at town hall. Police C ...



FREE Firefighters investigate smoke at Denny's
Crews from Wilson Fire/Rescue Services responded to Denny’s at 2806 Raleigh Road Parkway Thursday evening after receiving a call about smoke inside the restaurant. Firefighters ventilated Denny& ...



Homeownership classes offered
Wilson Community Improvement Association is offering free classes on the keys to financial success and homeownership. The session starts Monday at the Charles E. Branford Resource Center at 2312 Ho ...



Spring Hope had discharge of untreated wastewater
The town of Spring Hope had a discharge of untreated wastewater adjacent to their wastewater treatment plant near Meeks Cemetery of approximately 24,000 gallons. The spill occurred as the result of in ...



FREE Learn more about Spanish immersion  View Video
Chloe Walls, a first-grader at Wells Elementary School, put her Spanish speaking skills to work on a recent Saturday in front of WalMart while trying to sell Girl Scout cookies. Chloe is enrolled in ...



Dangerous cold moves in
Dangerously cold weather is expected to move into Wilson Saturday on the heels of a low pressure system that brought some snow to the area Friday. Forecasters are also watching a Monday system that ...



Holiday Closings
Presidents’ Day is observed Monday. ABC Stores — Open Arts Council — Closed Mondays Banks — Closed Barton College — Open Chamber of Commerce — Open ...



Wilson man accused of human trafficking
Authorities arrested a Wilson man who officials say was wanted on sex trafficking charges in Raleigh after forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution. The U.S. Marshals fugitive task force arres ...



Employee allegedly helped dispose of body
A man charged in connection with a Pitt County woman’s murder allegedly helped the victim’s boyfriend, his employer, dispose of the body, according to an arrest warrant and officials. F ...



Boy Scouts collecting food today
The East Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America will be gathering food for the annual “Scouting for Food” food drive today. Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts distributed 133,000 door hangers t ...



Hearings scheduled on congressional maps
North Carolina legislative leaders have scheduled six public hearings across the state to determine what new congressional maps should look like as they await a decision on whether those maps must be ...



Community Briefs
Free kindermusik classes offered Free Kindermusik playdates are Friday at 4 and 5 p.m. through Education Exchange and can accommodate up to 10 families ages birth to 5 years old. To pre-register ...



Snow, sleet in forecast today
Wilson is expected see up to an inch of snow Friday followed by a weekend of bitterly cold temperatures and blustery winds. Weather officials said a period of light snow is predicted to hit here ar ...



Nominate your favorite principal
Wilson County Schools is accepting nominations for the 2016-17 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year award. A candidate for the Wells Fargo Principal of the Year must be a current principal, and he/she ...



Man sentenced for trafficking heroin
A Wilson man will spend more than a decade behind bars after federal prosecutors say he was responsible for trafficking in large quantities of heroin in four counties including Wilson. Claude King ...



Deaths being investigated as murder-suicide
The deaths of a woman found wrapped in a blanket in her vehicle Wednesday and of her longtime boyfriend who later shot himself in front of deputies are being investigated as a murder-suicide, accordin ...



District Court
July 14 Wayne S. Boyette, presiding Okoh-Bernis/Farthing, prosecutors • Zahra Amjad, failure to yield, voluntarily dismissed. • Jessica Anthony, driving while license revoked n ...



Weather prompts school closings
Because of the threat of inclement weather, Wilson County Schools will be closed today (Friday) for all students and staff. Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and Central Office will also be closed.



Pecan growers to meet in Greenville
The N.C. Pecan Growers Association will hold its annual conference March 5 at the Pitt County Cooperative Extension office in Greenville. The event is open to current pecan growers and those intere ...



ONE BILLION RISING
Barton College students joined millions across the globe Thursday in an worldwide one-day event aimed to end violence against women. Students met in the middle of campus to take a stand and be a pa ...



FREE Middlesex calls emergency meeting
A day after news broke that two Middlesex employees were arrested for cyberstalking, the town board scheduled an emergency personnel meeting. Middlesex Police Chief William Dennis Murray and adminis ...



Wilson City Council fills board seats
The Wilson City Council recently approved its list of council appointments to area boards and committees. The council regularly appoints members to serve on a variety of area boards, commissions, c ...



Boll weevil assessment stays steady
The board of the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation of North Carolina has set the 2016 boll weevil assessment at $1 per acre of cotton, keeping the fee the same for the third straight year. The fe ...



Fundraiser supports Wilson 360
Bob Smith, the executive director of Wilson 360, a local bullying prevention program, is holding a fundraiser this Valentine’s weekend. Smith is having a Valentine Day dinner and dance at The ...



Greenville PD: Tarboro man's death investigated as hit and run
Greenville Police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old Tarboro man as a hit and run. At approximately 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the report of a pedestrian-involved crash ...




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