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Wilson County Schools will be offering two budgets to the Wilson County commissioners on May 2. The 2017-18 local current expense budget request is for $24 million and for $22.5 million. Each reflects what it will cost to run schools with … more
Officials say it’s a crisis that could wipe out a generation if communities don’t recognize and unite in the fight against heroin and opioid addiction. It’s also claiming the lives of friends, family members and loved ones from all … more
Wilson Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa welcomed its new members recently. Students inducted include Cynthia Branson, early childhood; Melanie Hernandez Calzada, college transfer associate of arts; Ashley Costa, college transfer … more
Red Cross seeking donations today The American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina is holding a 24-hour online fundraising campaign for emergency and disaster relief on Wednesday, April 26, which is designated as Red Cross Giving Day. Funds … more
The Wilson Women’s Club held a Roast and Toast of fellow member Pearl Lamm Finch on Friday at Something Different Restaurant. Nearly 160 relatives and friends celebrated Finch’s life. Master of ceremonies the Rev. Charles Robl … more
The torrential rainfall brought by a spring storm hadn’t even left Wilson County when reports of flooding put emergency crews to work. “The water levels at the reservoir are the same levels as they were in Matthew. Some of the same … more
Local businesses were honored Tuesday during the annual Wilson Safety Awards Banquet, but the ceremony at Willow Springs County Club ended early due to Contentnea Creek spilling over the banks and covering Wiggins Mill Road. “Despite being … more
Greenfield School has announced two new academic scholarships in honor of Janet Beaman, a former teacher and headmaster at the school. The Janet B. Beaman Academic Scholarship will be awarded to a ninth or 10th-grade student who has never been … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services, Wilson Community College and NCWorks have joined together to host annual Greater Wilson Area Career Fair. The career fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilson County … more
STANTONSBURG — Police have charged a Wilson couple accused of teaming up to steal money from the town post office. Police Chief Orlando Rosario said 34-year-old Latasha Williams and her boyfriend, 40-year-old Antonio Nakia Harris, both of … more
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