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Pedestrian hit, severely injured on Raleigh Road
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Raleigh Road Parkway on Sunday. Wilson Police, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and Wilson County EMS responded to the 1700 block ...



Grocery giant eyes Wilson
European grocery giant Lidl recently announced its plan to expand in the United States and has its sights on a new location in Wilson. A detailed 30 page site plan that includes a 36,000-square-fee ...



Bus driver injured, woman killed in I-95 crash
A woman from Florida died and the driver of a bus from New York City was in critical condition following a wreck on Interstate 95 early Sunday in Johnston County. The crash occurred about 4:20 a.m. ...



Lt. Tomlinson to be honored
Family and law enforcement will honor the late Lt. Ray “Bull” Tomlinson at his funeral today. Tomlinson, 44, died Friday after an apparent reaction following wasp or hornet stings .Toml ...



PREPARING FOR AVIAN FLU
By Stephanie Creech Times Managing Editor Starting this month, all poultry owners across North Carolina must register their flock with the N.C. Department of Agriculture. A sign up form so po ...



FREE Pedestrian struck, injured on Raleigh Road Parkway
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Raleigh Road Parkway on Sunday. Wilson Police, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and Wilson County EMS responded to the 1700 block o ...



FREE Sheriff's Office, community mourn loss of Lt. Ray "Bull" Tomlinson
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and the community are mourning the loss of Lt. Ray "Bull” Tomlinson. Tomlinson, 44, died Friday after an apparent reaction following a hornet stin ...



SETTLING IN AT BARTON: New president building strategic plan; Searcys defining their role in Wilson
By Stephanie Creech Times Managing Editor Bella, a miniature Italian Greyhound bounds down the staircase of the Barton-Graves House. She’s so excited, bouncing from person-to-person offering ...



Healthcare Foundation conducting grant process
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer The Healthcare Foundation of Wilson is preparing for their first round of grants to be given from the foundation to Wilson nonprofits that are focused on ...



FREE NCEMPA sale finalized: City staff asking for 17.6 percent electric rate cut
Wilson Energy customers could experience a 17.6 percent electric rate decrease following Friday’s $1.25 billion sale of N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency assets to Duke Energy Progress. Gran ...



Wilson County Superior Court
Milton F. Fitch Jr., presiding March 18 session • Linda Norvell, pleaded no contest to possess schedule six controlled substance, six to 17 months North Carolina Department of Adult Correctio ...



FREE Investigators search area for clues in man's 2003 disappearance
MIDDLESEX – Residents in the area of Stoney Hill Church Road have been told the Nash County Sheriff’s Office will be searching there. They weren’t quite sure why. The Wilson Times ...



Marriages licenses
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during June 2015. Brandon Tyler Boswell of Wilson and Emma Leigh Eatmon of Middlesex; Tia Krishay Macklin and Ahtwon Th ...



Beddingfield student serves as page
Jared Alexander Barnes, a student at Beddingfield High School, served as a page for the N.C. Senate. He is the son of Tommy and Jessie Barnes of Wilson. Jared was sponsored by Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Na ...



Community Briefs
Gospel sing Aug. 2 Bishop Herbert Williams and the Joyful Uplifters will celebrate their 21st anniversary with a gospel sing Sunday at Wilson Chapel Church, 513 Barnes St. Tickets are $15 in advanc ...



Bridgestone Americas in Wilson reaches safety milestone
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer Bridgestone Americas reached another safety milestone with one of the N.C. Department of Labor’s highest safety awards. Labor Commissioner Cherie Be ...



FREE 'SHE KEPT SMILING'
At age 14, Angel Watkins is learning to walk all over again, this time with a prosthetic leg. She hops around the family home on one leg, using a walker to lean on, while she gets used to the new pr ...



Wedding expo win leads to bakery opening
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer A new cake specialty store will offer a variety of homemade items starting Saturday in the Regency shopping center on Tarboro Street. Owners Regina and De ...



Commissioner hopes to return by September
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer It will be three months this Monday since Wilson County commissioner and vice-chair Bobbie Jones has attended the board’s monthly meeting. Jones ...



FREE Man accused of trying to set officers on fire
By Jon Jimison Times Editor A man was charged with assault on a government official after allegedly charging two police officers and trying to set them on fire. Police responded Monday to the 10 ...



Apply for entrepreneurs' academy
North Carolina Wesleyan College will host a Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) information session Aug. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Gateway Technology Center Media Center at North Carolina Wesleyan Col ...



Community Briefs
Car wash fundraiser Saturday Greater Love FWB Church will have a car wash fundraiser Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Golden Corral, 3101 Raleigh Road Pkwy. The cost for cars is $8 and trucks/ ...



FREE Gathering for a 'good cause'
By Stephanie Creech Times Managing Editor The Wilson Community College Board of Trustees Wednesday announced the creation of an endowment in honor of Rusty Stephens. The $2,050 trustees gave fro ...



Rescuing horses, helping people
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer Deborah Wooten can’t remember a time when she didn’t love horses. She has spent more than 50 years showing, grooming, training and giving ridi ...



Jobless rate hits double digits
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer The Wilson County unemployment rate edged into the double digits in June and is at its highest point of the year. The June unemployment rate of 10.4 perce ...




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