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With Congress’ passage of last week’s farm bill that decriminalized the hemp plant, North Carolina farmers will have the choice of adding a needed money crop to their rotations. “I haven’t … more
Theresa Small home-schools her sixth-grade daughter Ashlynn. Small doesn’t speak Spanish, so when Ashlynn expressed a desire to learn the language, the family decided to take advantage of … more
If attendance is an indicator, interest among growers in the new hemp commodity is high. About 150 farmers and other interested people from Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties filled the East … more
AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America members joined Barton College and East Carolina University students for six days of projects to improve the Wilson community. The college students … more
A Wilson attorney and school board member is working to raise money for youth across the state. In 2017, Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Rhyan Breen to the State Youth Advisory Council. Breen now … more
Several hundred people walked through the new Women’s Pavilion at Wilson Medical Center Tuesday to see the $22 million renovated area for labor and delivery and postpartum care that opened the next … more
Food distribution set for today PRINCEVILLE — The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and Draughn Family Foundation will hold a food distribution at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at Princeville … more
As “Down, down, do your dance, do your dance” boomed from the stereo, Selena Taylor and a group of residents grooved to the beat Thursday as whirligigs spun overhead. “Now let me see ya do … more
As a boy, Daniel Blanks fished all the little farm ponds around Wilson County. On Sunday night, Blanks will be featured on the popular National Geographic television series “Wicked Tuna: Outer … more
Dalita Woods speaks during Salisbury AME Zion Church's Back 2 School Youth Explosion at the Lipscomb Road church on Sunday. Woods, a first grade teacher at Louisburg Elementary School who is 3 feet … more
For Wilsonians without cars, getting to the office can be a time-consuming task involving walking to the bus stop, waiting to get on and sitting through countless stops before getting off the vehicle … more
Crystal Collins of the North Carolina Trucking Association, left, and Maj. Freddy Johnson Jr. of the N.C. Highway Patrol, right, are pictured with Robert Greene of Barnes Transportation Services, who … more
MIDDLESEX — Residents expressed support for a new dentist office set to open in January during a public hearing Monday night. The Middlesex Board of Commissioners received comments on its … more
For the second time in two years, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services is slated to get a new truck, and construction on the vehicle recently began in Wisconsin. “This truck will be equipped with over … more
The Wilson Human Relations Commission received a record number of nominations for the upcoming banquet to honor Wilson volunteers. Every year the commission turns to the community to nominate … more
Special Olympics and the Wilson Doughnut Shop will host the fourth annual scram breakfast fundraiser from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2 at the 525 Tarboro St. bakery and restaurant. The … more
NASHVILLE — A man is charged with robbing the same Nash County convenience store at gunpoint on two occasions, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. Steven Rahaeh Spivey of 2837 Batchelor Road … more
A Rocky Mount pair who stole more than $50,000 worth of jewelry from two stores, including one in Wilson, will spend several years in federal prison. Federal officials say 20-year-old Jaquin … more
Brie Handgraaf, a reporter at The Wilson Times, enjoys playing with three of the pups that visited the newspaper office Wednesday afternoon. The puppies visited The Wilson Times staff as a benefit of … more
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