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Building Blocks Montessori School of Wilson put the finishing touches on 126 gift-filled shoeboxes for the Operation Christmas Child project at a school packing party Wednesday evening. The … more
The Arc of Wilson’s 5K run and 1-mile fun run/walk/wobble is Thanksgiving morning in downtown Wilson. Called the Gobble Wobble, the fundraiser will feature activities for people of all ages and … more
There was a time when Abby Propst thought the family dog Flapjack Charlie would not make it through the night. “I remember waking up in the mornings petting his head and just thinking, ‘I … more
FOUR OAKS — Sheriff’s deputies say a volunteer fire chief swindled more than $14,000 from his rural Johnston County fire department by submitting phony invoices. Blackmon’s Crossroads Fire … more
Since Jim Hemby’s death on Thursday, former students and colleagues at Barton College have remembered the man who went from student to professor and provost to become the first graduate of the school to become its president. “He had a love for that place day … more
Cluttered, dark and dirty are just a few words used to describe the state of 605 Tarboro St. Annex SW before an extensive renovation made way for startup company Peak Demand. CEO Jon Rennie said … more
Find out what's in store this weekend with the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast with Albert Thomas Jr. Thomas, a Wilson attorney and retired judge, will weigh in on Wilson's … more
FOUR OAKS — Sheriff's deputies say a volunteer fire chief swindled more than $14,000 from his rural Johnston County fire department by submitting phony invoices. Blackmon's Crossroads Fire … more
Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 S. Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Winter clothing giveaway this morning ELM CITY — Wilson Missionary Union will … more
The smell of cured tobacco is long gone from the old warehouse. The auctioneer’s chant, the farm trucks hauling the season’s harvest, the anxious farmers standing by their piles of golden … more
Wilson County Board of Elections members have certified the results of municipal elections held Nov. 7. more
LUCAMA — Patricia Uzzell is the first African-American to be elected to a seat on the Lucama Board of Commissioners. more
With Thanksgiving a few days away, most families have settled on a place to gather and to celebrate one of our most popular holidays. Many who are orchestrating the Thanksgiving feast in their … 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
Giving support to people returning after periods of incarceration is good for everyone. That was the message stated over and over at a Wednesday relaunch event for the Nash Edgecombe Wilson … more
Sheriff’s deputies arrested seven people after shuttering a “shake and bake” meth lab operating out of a rural Wilson County home Tuesday. Authorities raided the home at 4651 Wiggins Mill … more
Nonprofit groups and government agencies have until Nov. 30 to apply for grants of up to $1,000 from the North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. Grants can be used to create or … more
Several hundred Wilsonians turned out Thursday night for the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Light Up Brentwood event held at The Shoppes at Brentwood. The Fike High School Choral Ensemble and … more
Armed with decades of experience, bug repellent and a Spanish dictionary, Wilson County Emergency Management Director Gordon Deno headed to Puerto Rico Sunday for a three-week deployment to help with … more
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