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Inside the Wilson County Courthouse entrance, there are plaques listing Wilson residents who lost their lives in war. On the right side is one for those who died “in the Great War of the … more
Wilson County residents can help local agencies that are running low on supplies as a result of the COVID-19 crisis next week. The United Way of Wilson County will host a “Pantry on the … more
Alongside laptops and mobile devices and books and teaching notes, Barton College will host its 2020 Day of Scholarship presentations this week, as students and professors gather virtually with … more
Statistics released this week reveal unemployment in Wilson County was on the decline prior to the global coronavirus pandemic that left 6.6 million people across the country without a job last week … more
Bus driver Shelia Lee leaned down to lower bagged meals into the open hands of 4-year-old Christina Peake. It was the second stop of the day for the Wilson County Schools bus crew delivering free … more
STANTONSBURG — The Stantonsburg Town Council has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, April 13. Elm City cancels board meeting ELM CITY — The … more
LUCAMA — Town residents should keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny on Saturday. Girl Scout Troop 555 leader Mary Knox said a reliable source has indicated the Easter Bunny will be riding around … more
Gov. Roy Cooper issued a new statewide order Thursday that includes new social distancing policies for stores to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, occupancy inside … more
  Pastor Cliff Lewin of Wilson Praise and Worship delivered Tuesday's Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens. The 9 a.m. prayer was streamed on … more
While we have slowed down in life, it is a great time to complete your census. We still need the numbers to grow, so when we have passed this critical period, Wilson can continue to grow. We need … more
Readers of The Wilson Times can recognize their favorite restaurants, businesses and local professionals by voting in the popular Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 140,000 votes were cast in … more
Guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19 are ever-evolving, as are the precautions businesses take. “Throughout this week’s developments, we’ve put extra safety measures and procedures in … more
It can be difficult for us in the 21st century to understand the problems physicians and scientists were facing as the magnitude of the pandemic began to swell. No one knew for certain what was … more
Meeting by Zoom videoconference to comply with social distancing guidance, the Wilson County Board of Education heard from five prospective architects for the planned Wilson Academy of Applied … more
NASHVILLE — A farmer living along the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline route is asking Nash County officials to halt appraisers from entering his home during a statewide stay-at-home order meant to … more
Cars were lined up by the half-dozen Wednesday morning as Deans Farm Market began drive-thru, curbside strawberry service. So many had been sold by early afternoon that workers had to stop and … more
A Wilson County man has died from complications associated with COVID-19, marking the third death in less than a week.  Wilson County Health Director Teresa Ellen said the patient, who was in … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Health Department is reporting the first COVID-19-associated death in Nash County. The male patient, in his late 70s with underlying conditions, died Tuesday from … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his … more
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has significantly impacted all of our lives and I know you have a lot of questions. That is why I would like to invite constituents of North Carolina’s First … more
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