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WCC students win scholarships
Students at Wilson Community College have received scholarships from the Golden LEAF Foundation for the fall semester. The money can be applied toward tuition, fees, books, supplies and transportat ...



Area students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa has inducted 148 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. New members received certificates and Phi Beta Kappa keys, the organization’s symbol. Mem ...



Anderson to serve Select Bank's Goldsboro market
Goldsboro — Select Bank and Trust named J. Todd Anderson as senior vice president and area executive for the bank’s Goldsboro market. As area executive, Anderson will manage the market ...




BHS football fundraiser Thursday Beddingfield High School football team will have a Chick-fil-A fundraiser Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. The fundraiser is to assist with equipment for the junior varsit ...



Truckers Toy Store hauls in award
Truckers Toy Store is the recipient of the 2014 Restyler of the Year award presented during the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. The award was presented to the compa ...



FREE Tourism kicks in money for downtown lights
The Wilson County Tourism Development Authority decided to put its support behind downtown’s Christmas light display that will continue until daylight savings time in March. The tourism decisi ...



FREE Redance released from prison
While the mother of a 2-year-old girl who was killed remains behind bars, her codefendant and one-time boyfriend, Matthew Redance, has been released after completing his prison term for his role in co ...



Rates steady in 2015 NCEMPA budget
The N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency approved its 2015 budget that holds the line on electric rates for the upcoming year. NCEMPA sells electricity at wholesale to its 32 member cities, includin ...



FREE Officials encourage residents to shop locally
Mayor Bruce Rose met with small business leaders Wednesday to show his support for shopping locally, especially during the holiday season. Rose has drafted a proclamation that would set Saturday, No ...



Community Briefs
Nash Early College meeting tonight Nash-Rocky Mount Schools is holding an information meeting about its early college high school. The meeting is tonight at 6 at the Migrant Center in Spring Hope. ...



Two arrested, 1 sought in break-ins
Three suspects face multiple charges after a string of break-ins that occurred during the day last week and led police on a brief chase. On Nov. 14, Wilson police were dispatched to the 3100 block ...



FREE BUTTERFIELD TO HEAD CBC
Congressman G.K Butterfield was unanimously elected Wednesday as the 24th chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress. Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest CB ...



FREE Heroes opens, offering unique Wilson experience
Heroes Sports Oyster Bar and Grill employees announced the restaurant’s opening by holding up a blue and orange banner and waving at drivers passing by on Barnes and Goldsboro streets. Heroes, ...



Vogelman resigns to lead Maryland school
Daniel Vogelman is leaving his post with Wilson County Schools. Vogelman this week announced he’s accepted a job as the head of an independent school in Bethesda, Maryland. His new job starts ...



FREE Ring in the season at Christmas events
The Christmas season is drawing nigh and leaders in area towns are busy making plans for parades and other events. Below is a list of dates, times for festivities planned in each town. Dec. 4 Kenl ...



Sweepstakes loses in court
The N.C. Court of Appeals upheld its first criminal appeal under the state’s ban on electronic sweepstakes businesses. The court Tuesday denied an appeal by two Edgecombe County defendants th ...



Shelter awarded grant
The Wilson County Animal Shelter has been awarded a $2,500 Animal Welfare Grant from the N.C. Veterinary Medical Association. The grants are given to public and private shelters needing financial a ...



County not seeking charge in voting issue
The woman who voted illegally in Wilson during early voting will not face prosecution. But Wilson County Board of Elections Director Rena’ Morris said officials conducted a full investigation ...



Field of candidates narrows
Finalists for the job of leading Barton College could be visiting campus for further interviews as soon as the first two weeks of December. Barton’s Presidential Search Committee is currently ...



FREE Keeping the lights on
The lights are glowing on trees that outline downtown streets, just in time for the holiday season. The downtown tree lights that were turned on in late October will be on from 5 p.m. to midnight un ...



Councilman to hold meeting with residents
Councilman Derrick Creech will hold an informational meeting with citizens living in District 7 at 6:30 tonight. The meeting will be at Wilson Community College in the Frank Eagles Business Center, ...



FREE Leslie to perform at Light up Brentwood
The Shoppes at Brentwood will welcome in the Christmas season with the lighting of the Brentwood Tree on Thursday at 6 p.m. Bill Leslie, of WRAL News, will do the honors of flipping the switch on th ...



Bryant sworn in as attorney
Alexandria Bryant was sworn in to the North Carolina Bar by Superior Court Judge Milton “Toby” Fitch Oct. 13 at the Wilson County Courthouse. Bryant is a graduate of Emory University an ...



Keith earns valuation credential
Valuation expert Tom J. Keith, CVA, with the firm Tom J. Keith and Associates Inc., a 45-year-old valuation firm, has completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Val ...



FREE CAUGHT ON CAMERA
A plan to catch violators who ignore stopped school buses won support Monday from a group of legislators and child safety advocates. Attorney General Roy Cooper and staff members presented the plan ...




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