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SIMS — A veteran volunteer firefighter who was killed in a farming accident is being commemorated by his department. Matthew Scott “Chew” Lamm died in September while working on a farm on … more
Seven students sit silently in a circle at Wilson Community College. A blue ball is bounced between them as they take turns asking a hypothetical question and getting a … more
Abby Hodges, a senior at Fike High School, has been selected to receive the prestigious, full-ride Park Scholarship from North Carolina State University. Hodges is the daughter … more
Wilson County Schools will receive nearly $19,000 in additional bond forfeiture money after the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a district court judge’s decision to reduce forfeiture amounts in … more
Wilson Housing Authority senior residents are getting the chance to get in better shape thanks to a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson that is part of the Eat Smart/Move More North … more
With partly sunny skies and mild spring temperatures, this weekend provides Wilsonians with a chance to get out and about before Monday afternoon showers, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson … more
Authorities are searching for a Pennsylvania woman who has disappeared after a recent stay at a Wilson hotel. Wilson police say 32-year-old Sianeh Togbah Sherman last spoke with family members on … more
Despite garnering planning board members’ approval earlier this month, plans to redevelop an old convenience store on U.S. 301 near Pender Street into an internet sweepstakes facility were halted … more
CONTENTNEA ROCK QUARRY In 1908 James Mulligan (who had arrived in Wilson in 1903 to construct the Raleigh and Pamilco Sound Railroad) opened a quarry on the left side of the road that goes W. from … more
The city of Wilson is kicking off its annual Spring Cleanup Week with the police department’s Super Shred-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Wilson Mall near the shuttered Kroger. The event … more
This past week was a historic anniversary for pop culture aficionados around the world. It was the 80th anniversary of the creation of Superman celebrated in double-down fashion with the publication … more
Wilson County District Attorney Robert Evans has been appointed to a school safety committee established by the N.C. Governor’s Crime Commission. The panel of law enforcement leaders, … more
Animal control issues and operation of the Wilson County Animal Shelter have sparked concern and generated controversy in the race for Wilson County sheriff. Ahead of the May 8 Democratic primary, … more
GREENVILLE — Four Wilson County students have been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at East Carolina University. Heidi Bonner of Wilson, Samantha Corn of Sims, John Flowers of … more
RALEIGH — A citizen of Mexico detained in Wilson County has been indicted on a federal illegal immigration charge. A federal grand jury in Raleigh handed down a true bill of indictment Thursday … more
An old-fashioned tent revival is coming to Wilson, and it promises to live up to the expectations of revivals in times past with elements of a modern revival atmosphere. The area around Wilson has … more
Nearly two dozen suspects face charges following a two-day operation conducted by the Wilson Police Department’s Special Operations Division. Operation Spring Clean was a part of a several … more
Police have charged a Wilson man in connection to a shooting reported earlier this month on Spruce Street. Twenty-two-year-old Justice S. Harris is charged with assault with a deadly weapon … more
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