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Wilson GOP, Democratic Women both plan meetings
On Tuesday, the Wilson County Republican Party and Democratic Women will each have their monthly meetings. The Republican Party’s meeting will be at Quince Restaurant beginning at 6 p.m. ...



FREE LIFETIME OF SERVICE
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer Eddie Price has dedicated his life to serving his country in the battlefield and at home. In his younger years, he served in World War II as an infantryman. ...



Man arrested in multiple car break-ins
A Wilson man faces multiple felony charges in a rash of car break-ins. Wilson Police arrested and charged 42-year-old Larry Walter Duke with four counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle and tw ...



Darden alumni keep legacy alive
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer From 1930 until the late 1960s, if you were African-American and in high school in Wilson, you attended Charles H. Darden High School. Hundreds of Dar ...



Scout leader retiring
From staff reports Ray Franks, scout executive and CEO of the East Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America, will be retiring after seven years as the director of the local Scout council which ...



Memorial Day events planned
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer Numerous events are planned during the Memorial Day weekend including the annual Memorial Day program Monday at the Wilson County Courthouse. On Saturday ...



FREE 'MESSAGE IS SERIOUS'
Children’s eyes were fixated on Anthony "Ant” Atkinson as he spun the red, white and blue basketball on one finger. And Hearne Elementary students couldn’t stop smiling. They w ...



Patrols increase for holiday weekend
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer More North Carolinians will hit the road this Memorial Day weekend. And N.C. Highway Patrol troopers say if you do plan on traveling this weekend, drivers sho ...



FREE Habitual felon faces 41 charges in rash of break-ins
By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer A convicted habitual felon faces more than three dozen charges related to a rash of car break-ins in a Wilson neighborhood and businesses. Wilson police arre ...



FREE RIDING FOR A CAUSE
More than 200 motorcycles roared through Wilson County Thursday morning to fuel up before heading out on the last leg of a cross-country tour to Washington, D.C. Run for the Wall started out in Los ...



Shooting ruled accidental
Sheriff’s officials investigated an accidental shooting in Lucama Monday where a 22-year-old man died. Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home on U.S. 301 South in Lucama ...



Memorial Day closings
ABC Stores — Closed Monday Arts Council — Closed Monday Banks — Closed Monday Barton College — Closed Monday Chamber of Commerce — Closed Monday City Offi ...



Parade, gospel festival set for Elm City
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer The Rev. Mark Johnson said issues of poverty, racism, under and unemployment mean it is time for the faith-based community to stand together in unity and ce ...



Community Briefs
Flapjack fundraiser Saturday The Women’s Ministry of St. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, will hold a flapjack fundraiser Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s. The cost i ...



COMMUNITY PARTNERS
By Stephanie Creech Times Managing Editor BB&T is this year’s winner of the Jim and Carolyn Hunt Friend of Education award. The award was bestowed upon the bank, which originated in ...



Chamber banquet highlights small businesses
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer Charles “Buster” Dawson has been named Small Business Leader of the Year for his business leadership and contributions to the community. Dawso ...



Darden alumni travel to Wilson to big weekend
It will be hard to find a hotel room in Wilson this weekend. That’s because members of the Charles H. Darden High School Alumni Association are coming from all over the country for the annual ...



Residents line up against solar farm
By Rochelle Moore Times Staff Writer Residents packed the Wilson City Council chamber Thursday night in opposition to a solar project proposed along Downing Street in a residential area. The ...



FREE More than a baseball game
By Lisa Boykin Batts Times Life Editor The Wilson Tobs have plenty going on at Fleming Stadium this summer, not only with a record 33 home games but also with entertainment outside the baseball di ...



FREE Wilson Christian Academy
ALLISON BURBAGE Eighteen-year-old Allison is detail oriented. Her mother is an accountant and Allison worked with her mother one summer and enjoyed the work. That’s one of the reasons why Al ...



FREE Greenfield
BRIANNA SMALL The arrival of caps and gowns made the fact graduation is just around the corner a little more real for Brianna. "It doesn’t feel real to be the big kid,” she said. ...



FREE Community Christian
ALLISON BARTLETT Allison will be attending Meredith College. As part of a dual enrollment program with North Carolina State University, Allison will be majoring in engineering. The 18-year-old lo ...



FREE 'ANSWERS' SOUGHT
Landowners from Wilson and Nash counties grew frustrated after questions about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline weren’t answered during a meeting Wednesday night. Dressed in a "No Pipeline&rd ...




The caps and gowns have arrived. Invitations have been sent. Polishing touches are being added to speeches. Graduation is here for seniors at area private schools. The Wilson Times talked with the ...



30 nonprofits seek money from county commissioners
By Janet Conner-Knox Times Staff Writer Thirty nonprofit organizations requested money from Wilson County commissioners totalling more than $1.5 million. Denise Stinagle, Wilson County manag ...




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