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Deputies: Alcohol-fueled incident sparks stabbing
Wilson County sheriff’s deputies charged two men after they allegedly stabbed another man over the weekend. Deputies responded to a possible stabbing in the area of Amber and Rock Ridge Scho ...



Man faces heroin, other charges after chase
A 27-year-old man faces multiple charges after he led deputies on a high-speed chase in Wilson County, possibly swallowing heroin in the process, officials said. The Wilson County Sheriff’s ...



Community briefs
AgriBusiness group to meet The Wilson AgriBusiness Committee will meet on Aug. 6 at noon at Parker’s restaurant on U.S. 301. Herbert Weatherford, Alliance One International, regional director ...



BAND TAKES A HIT
Beddingfield High School has lost its full-time band teacher and director, leaving the school’s program in limbo with the start of the new school year less than a month away. Beddingfield ...



Alarm registration begins in fall
Everyone who has a fire or security alarm will need to register the alarm with the city of Wilson in about three months. The city’s new alarm registration program is still in the planning sta ...



Money raised to bury young victim
There’s a bouquet of flowers and a teddy bear on the steps of the home where little Kamari Jones was killed in the 400 block of Parkview Street. Adjacent to Parkview Street, a Wilson Police C ...



Carolina Breast Imaging Center receives designation
Carolina Breast Imaging Specialists of Greenville has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imagi ...



Wilson's newest, largest ABC store opens this week
Wilson County’s newest and largest ABC store will open to the public Friday morning near the Eagle Farm Crossing shopping center in Wilson. The county’s sixth store will be open from ...



Principals named for Forest Hills, Elm City Middle
Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list, which shows employees who have been hired, retired or resigned from the system during the past month, because school admin ...



FREE $1.2 billion deal would cut NCEMPA debt 70 percent to about $480 million
N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency and Duke Energy Progress agreed to a $1.2 billion deal officials believe could lead to lower electric bills for residential and business customers in the 32 cities ...



Suspect faces charges in several counties
Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an alleged fugitive wanted in Union County for a felony probation violation, according to Wanda Samuel, chief of staff for the sheriff’s office. D ...



Dueling voting plan emerges
The State Board of Elections will have two voting plans to weigh for Wilson County in the November general election. Officials have not given Rena’ Morris, director of the board of elections, ...



Marriage licenses
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during June: Jackie Lee Wilkins and Holly Kathryn Braswell, both of Wilson; Oscar Rodriguez Lagunes and Anna Lane Heath ...



Residents report their home shot
Police are investigating after a resident along the 400 block of Raleigh Road Parkway N. told them someone shot their house. Wilson Police responded on Thursday and a resident stated that someone h ...



Community Briefs
Fundraiser for ProMusic is next week Chick-fil-A will host a fundraiser for ProMusic Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the financial assistance scholarship fund and the Pro ...



FREE ONE EVERY 9 DAYS
Across the country, reports of children dying after being left in hot cars have a lot of folks questioning how it could happen. After all, how could a parent or caregiver forget there is a child in th ...



Educator opens tutoring center
Higher Knowledge Tutoring and Enrichment Center recently opened in Wilson and is offering summer tutoring and taking applications for summer and fall programs. Owner Sherreia Artis, an educator wit ...



FREE Author Louise Shivers dies at age 84
Author Louise Shingleton Shivers, 84, died Saturday. The Stantonsburg native who spent much of her youth living in Wilson is best known for her 1983 novel "Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail” ...



FREE SUPPORT FOR KRISTEN
More than 125 Jeeps and motorcycles made their way down U.S. 264 Saturday to pay tribute to Kristen Owens, who died this month of ovarian cancer. The event had been planned for several weeks, and Ow ...



FREE 'WE ARE COMING FOR YOU' – Justice vowed as massive unity event draws 1,000  View Video View Photo Gallery
More than a thousand people came from every corner of Wilson Sunday night to stand together on the steps of the courthouse and remember 7-year old Kamari Jones, killed last week as gunfire erupted out ...



Court documents unsealed for ALE sweepstakes raid
A federal judge unsealed court documents that reveal reasons behind a widespread N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement raid of video sweepstakes businesses in May that left cash registers and ATM machines dry. ...



FREE NCEMPA, Duke Energy Progress announce $1.2 billion deal
NCEMPA and Duke Energy Progress announced today that both companies' boards of directors  approved an agreement for Duke to purchase the Power Agency's generating assets. The $1.2 billion transac ...



FREE UPDATE: Residents invited to candlelight vigil tonight (Sunday) to remember slain 7-year-old
Residents are invited to a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. Sunday night on the Wilson County Courthouse steps to remember 7-year-old Kamari Jones who was killed when someone fired gunshots into his home, ...



FREE Meet the Tobs: Braden Bristo
Pitcher Braden Bristo has been one of the mainstays on the mound for the Wilson Tobs this season. The right-hander from Monroe, Louisiana, has appeared in 14 games as a starter, middle reliever or clo ...



Children selling lemonade for backpack project
Sunday afternoon is a good time for a treat. If you head over to 1002 Tiffany Drive, located behind Farmington Heights Church, you’ll find a whole bunch of children from First Baptist Church sel ...




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