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FREE Willie Cooper's story as UNC's first black basketball player began in Elm City
The story of Willie Cooper Jr. neither begins nor ends with him becoming the first black basketball player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a member of the Tar Heels freshman team ...



FREE Police: 4 charged with vehicle tampering
Community involvement thwarted a number of potential car burglaries in the city, police said. On Wednesday night about 10, police officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Crestview Avenue to rep ...



Contemporary gospel concert today
If you are a fan of contemporary gospel music, Valerie Woodard is having a concert Saturday night to highlight her newly released CD “Relationship II: Closer.” The concert will be held ...



ACLU-NC bestowing top honor on Wilson man
Wilson resident Jim Grant said he has never been the kind of person who cared about wealth. Instead, he said he is drawn to the plight of those society hurts and ignores. Today, Grant will receive t ...



FREE Teen charged in 3 burglaries
An alarm alerted Wilson police to a burglary, which led to a K-9 search and an arrest in several cases. On Thursday at 2 a.m., police were dispatched to Jiffy Mart at 111 Hines St. to an alarm. Offi ...



Wilson Times brings home 26 awards in annual contest
The Wilson Times has won first place for Public Service reporting for its work on revealing what happens when our elections process breaks down. The coverage, spearheaded by Janet Conner-Knox, Tim ...



Refunds for in harmony tickets will be available
The Wilson Education Partnership regrets the cancellation of in harmony #26, said Martha Vick, executive director. Due to inclement weather and school closings, students and teachers did not have a ...



FREE Tillis, GOP seek to overturn FCC ruling
U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and a Tennessee congresswoman introduced legislation Thursday that seeks to undo a Federal Communications Commission decision that overturns state law restricting munici ...



Wilson County Schools AIG raising money at Chick-fil-A
Join the staff of the AIG Departments of Wilson County Schools and their students for a Spirit Night fundraiser at Chick-fil-A on Mon., March 2, from 5-8 p.m. A portion of the total amount collect ...



Community Briefs
Free food giveaway today Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 S. Lodge St., will have a free food giveaway today beginning at 8 a.m. Meter readers working The city of Wilson will have meter readers ...



Animal shelter back on the table
Every commissioner present for Thursday night’s animal control committee meeting agree they want to begin planning a new animal shelter sooner rather than later. But the persistent problem be ...



FREE Storm takes out power for many
Wednesday night’s ice storm has left many residents without power today. More than 6,202 Nash County Duke Energy customers are in the dark this morning out of a total of 23,036 customers. Nash ...



FREE Wilson, Nash public schools to remain closed Friday
Because of the threat of black ice and the projected forecast that the temperature will not rise above freezing until the afternoon, all Wilson County Schools will be closed Friday for students and st ...



FREE FCC gives Wilson green light to expand
The Federal Communications Commission made a landmark decision Thursday that overturns North Carolina law and allows the city of Wilson’s Greenlight broadband network to expand without restricti ...



FREE Wilson Superior Court closed Friday
Wilson County Superior Court will be closed on Friday due to forecasts of severe weather that will make traveling potentially hazardous. For information about the rescheduling of court cases, contact ...



Teen injured in shooting
Wilson police are investigating a shooting that injured a teenager Wednesday night at 640 Cemetery St. At 8 p.m., officers responding to the incident found a 16-year-old victim lying in the street ...



Annual in harmony concerts canceled
The annual in harmony concerts, featuring all three area high schools, have been canceled because of the weather. The events were scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Wilson Education Partnership has ...



Man dies in shooting; teenager charged
ELM CITY — Sheriff’s deputies charged a 16-year-old in a man’s death after responding to a domestic call late Wednesday night. Deputies responded to 6008 Stagecoach Road at 9:18 p ...



FREE Ice knocks down trees, leads to power outages
Wilson woke up to a blanket of snow Thursday morning after a winter storm hit most of the region and a large portion of the state. Weather officials said the storm brought between 2 to 4 inches of sno ...



Cary man accused of DWI after approaching sheriff
NASHVILLE, N.C. — Experts say drinking affects your judgment. That may have been the case Tuesday as a driver approached an unusual group of people given the circumstances. At 5:30 p.m., Joh ...



FREE Wilson Superior Court closed Thursday
Wilson County Superior Court will be closed Thursday due to severe weather. For information about the rescheduling of court cases, contact your attorney or the district attorney, or call the Wil ...



FREE Wilson County public schools closed Thursday
Because of the threat of significant inclement weather, all Wilson County Schools and Administrative Offices are closed Thursday for students and staff. All afterschool and athletic activities schedul ...



FREE Nash-Rocky Mount school closed Thursday
Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be closed Thursday. No employees are required to report to work. All after-school activities are canceled.    



FREE Cary man accused of DWI, approaching sheriff 3 times over legal limit
NASHVILLE, NC – Experts say drinking affects your judgment. That may have been the case Tuesday as a driver approached an unusual group of people given the circumstances.  At 5:30 p.m., Jo ...



Search for new WCC president moves ahead
The deadline for persons interested in competing to become the next president of Wilson Community College has passed. Applicants meeting Monday’s noon deadline will be given “full consi ...




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