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COURT CHIPS AWAY AT NEW VOTING LAW
A federal appeals court reinstated same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting for the upcoming election, but opponents promise an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Wilson County Board of Elec ...



Thousand of pills collected in Wilson at drop-off event
More than 65,000 prescription pills were collected over the weekend during the Operation Medicine Drop, a statewide campaign. Wilson’s drop off took place at Walgreens and 65,516 prescriptio ...



Teaching kindness
Christine Gilmore’s students grew to love young Noah Stroud last school year through pictures and videos his mother, Krystal Gray of Kinston, sent Gilmore. Little Noah, who died in May at age ...



Official: Owner sentenced after 'failure' hurts readiness of military units
A federal judge sentenced a Goldsboro business owner Wednesday after she failed to deliver purchase orders worth nearly $129,000 to a Department of Defense agency, officials said. On May 22, 57-ye ...



Man cut during property dispute
Police arrested a man who allegedly cut a man’s neck with a knife in a fight over property Sunday. Wilson Police were dispatched in reference to a disturbance call in the 2400 block of Howard Jo ...



City finds other issues working to eliminate sewer odor
A portion of Forest Hills Road has been blocked to traffic this week so city crews can uncover an underground manhole that’s related to sewer odor problems along the busy thoroughfare. Cit ...



Teen extradited, held without bond
A teen who was arrested out of state last week on several charges including attempted first-degree murder has been extradited to Wilson. Demetrius D. Kelly, 18, faces three counts of attempted fir ...



FREE Mathis thrilled to finish route in cycling event
Lance Cpl. Duncan Mathis of Black Creek competed in his first race Monday at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mathis competed against 30 other cyclists in the 30K upright cycling eve ...



Grill opens in bowling alley
Sherry Bass always wanted to have her own restaurant and decided to open a smaller version at the Wilson Family Bowling Center at 1700 Ward Blvd. near the Wilson Mall. The restaurant, Oh My Lard Gr ...



Auto instructor earns new credential
Rich Cregar, automotive instructor for Wilson Community College, is keeping up with the industry by earning his Advanced Hybrid and Electric Vehicle (HEV) Diagnostic Credential from Society of Automot ...



Man accused of sexual assault
Wilson Police charged a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl Sunday. Officers were dispatched to home on Tuskeegee Street shortly before 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 in regards to sexual ...



Elks help Hope Station clients
Dozens of “recipe bags” were assembled last week for Hope Station’s clients, thanks to a donation from a local organization. The Wilson Elks Lodge No. 840 provided 250 “rec ...



Contest highlights dating violence
The Wesley Shelter is kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a poster contest for students in grades 9 through 12. Officials have invited all students in public schools, private school ...



FREE Balance of power
Who wins seats on the Wilson County Board of Commissioners in November will determine which political party has the majority seats and voting power on the board. Currently, there are four Democrats ...



FREE Hospital building on a legacy
Wilson Medical Center celebrated its 50th birthday Tuesday with an eye towards the future. A new branding campaign was unveiled including a new blue logo and the words "Wilson Medical Center: ...



FREE Rotary Club has given back for 30 years
Wilson benefits tremendously from the work of some dedicated members of The Rotary Club of Greater Wilson. This month marked the 30th anniversary of the club that began on Sept. 14, 1984. "We ...



FREE HISTORY LESSON  View Photo Gallery
Children attending Daniels Learning Center got a history lesson Monday morning about the school’s namesake, the late Milton M. Daniels. Daniels’ daughter, Donna Daniels Rice, and other f ...



Q on the Creek set for Oct. 11
The second annual Q on the Creek barbecue cookoff is planned Oct. 11 at the Elaney Wood Farmer’s Market in Snow Hill. Teams will be able to set up for the competition after 6 p.m. Friday, Oct ...



New park opens; Bailey, Middlesex approve agreement
The towns of Bailey and Middlesex recently approved an interlocal agreement for the newly opened Bailey-Middlesex Park that could include participation from the Nash County park system. The agreeme ...



Man charged with assault with deadly weapon
Wilson police arrested a Wilson man who allegedly tried to shoot his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend several times earlier this month. On Thursday, officials charged 38-year-old Alphonso D ...



FREE GUNS, DRUGS SEIZED  View Photo Gallery
An attempt to serve an outstanding warrant followed by the smell of marijuana led sheriff’s deputies to uncover a stash of guns, drugs and cash Monday. Now a reported gang member with "vio ...



FREE Small plant fire quickly extinguished
Firefighters quickly extinguished a small fire Monday at Verallia/Saint-Gobain Containers on Firestone Parkway. East Nash Volunteer Fire Department, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and other area depar ...



FREE HISTORIC RUN  View Photo Gallery
Mayor Bruce Rose never imagined when he was a boy playing in city streets or walking to school or church that he’d be a fire chief one day, much less the longest-serving mayor in Wilson’s ...



Supreme Court Justice Hudson makes case for re-election in Wilson
Early Saturday morning, North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Robin E. Hudson stopped in Wilson for a campaign fundraiser at Something Different Restaurant hosted by the Wilson County Democratic Party. ...



Community gardens take root
Growing up, Krystal Alston would watch her grandmother plant a large garden and take care of it. But Alston said she never planted a garden on her own because she didn’t know how do it and also ...




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