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After a brief respite from the heat Tuesday and Wednesday, 90-degree temperatures will come roaring back with a vengeance later this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The … more
A volunteer team from Bridgestone’s Wilson tire plant filled 21 bags of litter from a section of Firestone Parkway, claiming first-place honors in the Democratic Women of Wilson County’s Spring … more
As sweat dripped from Christina McMillion’s forehead, she and a handful of volunteers from First Baptist Church worked together Saturday to ready the single mom’s home for siding. “I love … more
The dream of a new temporary family shelter is now becoming a reality. Renovations are underway to the Hope Station’s Westview House — Wilson’s first shelter for homeless families. … more
Elijah Denton, a seventh grade student at Greenfield School, won first place in the intermediate age division for the Tar Heel Junior Historian Association’s exhibit and art contest. His … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses in April: Adrian Tyurice Williams and Deja Fay Albright, both of Wilson; Ricky Laverne Smith of Wilson and Theresa … more
LUCAMA — The gymnasium at Lucama Elementary School will be dedicated Sunday for Hugh M. Flowers, who coached boys and girls basketball teams there. Flowers, who died in 2017, was principal at … more
Area youths’ essays centered on ethics in the Wilson Rotary Club’s annual contest for seventh and eighth graders. Four students — Lawson D. O’Hara and Gabriella Alvarez of Community … more
Walter H. Godwin Jr. presiding April 1 • Jarvis Peaden, probation violation, defendant admits violation, willful, four days Wilson County Jail, terminate probation. • Latondra Twitty, … more
Tuck Taylor-Loveland, pastor of West Nash United Methodist Church, looks at handpainted birdhouses  at Houses for Habitat on May 14. Forty people attended the luncheon at the Wilson Woman's Club … more
Rey Vanegas of the Wilson street department watches as a square of cement is pulled up on the sidewalk along Nash Street between Raleigh Road and Connor Street on Monday. Cracked and broken pieces of … more
Comic artist Louis Small Jr., left, and Pastor Zach Harris of Ascension Lutheran Church in Wilson are shown leading Superhero Day last week at Red Oak Elementary School in Nash County. Harris … more
Big changes are coming to Tarboro Street as part of a broader traffic shift, but the temporary closure of the 100 block means headaches to motorists and businesses alike. Rebecca Agner, Wilson’s … more
LUCAMA — Failure to provide water samples in 2018 has resulted in two more state violations for the town of Lucama. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “The 13-Minute Murder: Thrillers” by James Patterson “The Better Sister” by Alafair Burke “Blotto, … more
SIMS — Tucked away in the western Wilson County woods, a 66 ½-acre estate hosting weddings, classes and conferences is celebrating a colorful addition. Kelcie Howren is launching the Horse … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A local crimefighting blogger is being dragged into court by a shoplifting suspect arrested after surveillance video allegedly shows her stealing a bottle of wine. Katheryn … more
For the first time in seven months, the Wilson area can expect high temperatures reaching 90 degrees this weekend. The last time thermometer mercury topped 90 in Wilson was the first week of … more
Betty Johnson, a 36-year-old mother of three, walked across the stage to pick up her associate degree in accounting Friday night. She was one of 268 students who received degrees from Wilson … more
This past week, the dynamic duo who tout the attributes of the comic book genre heeded the “Bat signal” and spent Superhero Day at Red Oak Elementary School, taking up the challenge of teaching … more
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