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Tyrique Hudson was known for his giving heart and humble spirit. “I always taught him about giving and being a blessing to others,” said his mother, Tonya Burch. “He was a remarkable … more
The Wilson Golden Circle Optimist Club held its annual oratorical contest April 4 at Stoneybrook Church. Winners pictured from left are Amy Gutierrez-Luviano, first place; Dane Reynolds, second … more
The Golden Circle Optimist Club held its annual essay contest in February and the top three essays were presented to club members at their March 7 meeting. Pictured from left are first-place winner … more
Katie Webb and Tatiana Terry won the recent Louis M. Brown and Forrest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition in Dublin, Ireland. Webb has been working with Narron and Holdford as … more
Several area students have received AgYouth Leadership Awards from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina. The awards were established to honor students who excel in the classroom and … more
Wilson’s congressman pushed for a now-defunct state bill that would allow federal lawmakers to operate blue lights in their personal cars, and it’s unclear if his own brushes with traffic law … more
Breanna Sutton obliterated the competition. The 13-year-old Speight Middle School student stretched her legs and ran right by her closest challenger, classmate Jallen McConnie. Competing in the … more
Police have charged two additional suspects in connection to the March 25 killing of a man in the front yard of his Stadium Street home. Seventeen-year-olds Sarif N. King and Christopher J. … more
Connie Lapallo, an author and researcher, will present “Telling Their Story: Jamestown’s First Women and Children” in the Wilson County Public Library’s assembly room at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April … more
BAILEY — Town commissioners welcomed the Rev. Ervin Powell as their newest colleague Monday evening, filling the panel’s only vacancy. Mayor Thomas Richards administered the oath of office … more
Neighbors near a defunct gas station showed up in force Tuesday to oppose a permit request to open a used car business at 501 Raleigh Road Parkway. “All I can foresee is disruption to the … more
A serious expression swept across Jasmine Arias’ face as Noel Wilson was about ready to give “birth” to her son, Hal. “Have your hands ready. You are going to be guiding the baby out,” … more
The Wilson County Board of Education voted to continue the current transportation plan into the 2019-20 school year for Spanish immersion students. At the last regular board meeting held March 18, … more
A Wilson teen faces multiple charges including attempted first-degree murder in connection to a Sunday night shooting, police say. Authorities arrested 19-year-old Phonta Ra’heem Watson Tuesday … more
The line to get a taste of Bill's Grill food wound around the gym Tuesday evening at the 26th Annual Taste of Wilson. The Taste is the Arc of Wilson County's largest fundraiser and raises money for … more
BAILEY — About 120 Boy Scout campers are safe after torrential downpours flooded Nash County roads and required a Saturday afternoon rescue. Nash County Emergency Management responded to Boy … more
City of Wilson offices, including the customer service business office and recreation centers, will be closed this Friday for the Good Friday holiday. Wilson Transit will not run Friday. The … more
First Christian Church is hosting its fifth Community Good Friday Service at 2 p.m. on Friday. This service features clergy and musicians from all over Wilson who come together yearly to … more
More than 1,000 blue pinwheels are spinning around Wilson in an effort to bring attention to child abuse prevention. The pinwheels are a symbol of hope for families and for the community that … more
Some of Bill Vaughan’s earliest memories were in his parents’ downtown storefront, and now 70 years later, his grandson has similar experiences. Vaughan’s Jewelers has changed through the … more
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