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Wilsonian Bill Myers, left, was recognized at a reception Thursday at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh honoring African-American musicians and artists in the state. "Black History Month is a time to … more
Meetings for Democrats who vote in Precinct E (Toisnot School) and Precinct M (Wells School) will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. W. All … more
Angel Landrau has been named the new finance director for Wilson County government. Landrau replaced former director Tiffany Reese, who returned to her home in the western part of the state to … more
When my wife and her sister cleaned out their old family home last year, my wife inherited hundreds of photographs dating back to long before the house was constructed in 1968. The photos included … more
Under the guise of preventing mass shootings, North Carolina lawmakers tried to chip away at the Second Amendment this week. State Rep. Christy Clark, D-Mecklenburg, called a Thursday press … more
OK so I’m running my theological playbook of philosophical, topical, cultural coincidence with Marvel movies this spring, and had every intention of giving the setup for the first movie tie-in … more
I was talking to my younger daughter on the telephone the other day and she was telling me how she was addressing envelopes for letters and thank-you cards. A lot of people have sent her things since … more
At night, when the fire engines head out on a call, the coyotes start howling in Wilson County. Hunter Bass can step outside his Wiggins Mill Road home and count the wild canines based on their … more
While many rural areas of the country are struggling with access to high-speed internet, a recent report released by BroadbandNow paints a different picture for Wilson. “Wilson, and our larger … more
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of workers for temporary jobs across North Carolina for the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census Jobs website allows applicants to apply for a range of … more
Many of us remember the old song in which the singer did not know much about history or algebra or a science book or the French he took, but he did know that he loved the girl of his dreams. For … more
A Kenly man will spend more than a decade in federal prison after prosecutors say he was a part of drug trafficking ring that manufactured and distributed methamphetamine in Wilson County. On … more
Earlier this year, I wrote a column on New Year’s resolutions and making couponing one of your top resolutions. I realize some of you may have read the column and never thought another thing about … more
Christine Khamisi said there’s nothing like seeing a mother connect with her newborn by way of breastfeeding. “It gets Mom excited,” said Khamisi, a nutritionist and international … more
Love — and the buzz of tattoo guns — was in the air Thursday at Everlasting Impressions Tattoo & Body Piercings as the downtown Wilson shop celebrated Valentine’s Day with $14 … more
Jordan Carter, a home-schooled student from Sims, took first place in the 30th annual Wilson County Spelling Bee on Wednesday. The 14-year-old eighth-grader outlasted 59 competitors from six … more
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, among the most prestigious awards bestowed by the governor of North Carolina, was recently presented to Rick Stewart, assistant professor of communications in the … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during December: William Dale Wolfe and Sophia Catherine Stevens, both of Wilson; Darlene Pender and George Lee White, … more
Two people face drug trafficking charges after authorities seized nearly 50 bricks of heroin in a multi-agency operation led by the Wilson Police Department. Farlyn Andres Suarez De Jesus, 26, … more
BAILEY — Butch and Lisa Matthews built their business on a simple premise: Combine the selection of a modern big-city supermarket with the convenience of a neighborhood grocery. Through their … more
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