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Time is running out to help Wilson’s less fortunate children this Christmas. And the Salvation Army of Wilson is still in need for the community to adopt a child for its annual Angel Tree program. … more
Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, filed to run for a 10th term as the N.C. General Assembly’s District 24 representative on Monday. A dozen supporters joined Farmer-Butterfield as she … more
Six Wilson girls performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Spirit of America Dance Stars. Pictured from left in the back row are Ramayana Lewis, Alexis Vick and Aleah Thompson. In the … more
The Rock Ridge High School class of 1954 celebrated its 65-year reunion at Parker's Barbecue on Oct. 19. In the front row, from left, are Barbara Lemmons Davis, Elsie Boyette Curtis, Laura Bullock … more
Rep. G.K. Butterfield was among the congressmen who voted in favor of the Voting Rights Advancement Act on Friday. The Wilson politician released a statement condemning the Supreme Court’s … more
AARP plans Christmas party The Wilson AARP Chapter will hold its Christmas party at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. Members and … more
The Salvation Army is offering area residents the opportunity to help families in the Wilson area during the Christmas season through its Angel Tree. A list of people who need food, clothing, … more
Have you ever seen a Cary police cruiser or Greensboro sheriff’s SUV here in Wilson, and said to yourself, “What are they doing here?” The answer is: They’re here for training at Wilson … more
Hiring is already underway for a $16.5 million expansion at a local beverage bottler. Refresco, which purchased Cott Beverage USA in 2018, spent the bulk of this year expanding within the … more
Helen Harwood knows that anyone confronted with cancer will need support in various ways. For the last 38 years, the 77-year-old Wilson woman has been a cancer patient advocate. At the end of … more
If you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, the Wilson County Senior Activity Center needs your help. The center is sponsoring its ninth annual Santa for Seniors program, which … more
A Wilson man could face nearly two decades in federal prison after he pleaded guilty last week to drug trafficking charges and illegally possessing more than 50 guns he stole from a Kansas City pawn … more
Ben Smith was a 17-year-old Beddingfield High School student when he became a junior firefighter with the East Nash Volunteer Fire Department. Thirty-one years later, he’s hung up his gear and … more
It was perhaps the tiniest bundle Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus could have held when Ryan Fluet handed son Easton over to the jolly old couple at Saturday’s Candyland Christmas in Historic … more
Patricia Chestnut, left, Tylan Taybron, Keisha Taybron, Tiffany Lucas and her daughter and Sharon High-Jones serve community members during the WomanUp Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 23. The organization … more
This forecast period will likely require a wide array of wardrobe selections as temperatures go on a roller coaster ride. Highs will barely edge past 50 degrees Saturday afternoon but then soar … more
Music is everywhere this time of the year. Sacred and secular sounds of the season permeate our homes, cars, markets, stores and places of worship. How can we not sing along? Christmas carols, … more
Rep. George Holding announced his decision not to run for reelection Friday, citing newly redrawn congressional maps as part of the reasoning. “I just don’t see an opportunity to win in the … more
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