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The Team Power Foundation and SideKix will hold a Thanksgiving potluck from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at St. John AME Zion Church, 119 N. Pender St. Organizers said they’re collaborating with St. John … more
The following deed transfers for the week of November 5-9, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Randy Warren McKeel and Rebecca Sanders McKeel to Natashia … more
Wilson will soon be a one-Rite Aid town as the store near the intersection of Ward Boulevard and Tarboro Street is set to close Dec. 3. “Like many retailers, we consistently evaluate our … more
The Historic Downtown Wilson Christmas Parade joined with the Sudan Shriners’ annual Ceremonial Parade to form nearly three hours of marching, dancing and singing Saturday. Thousands turned out … more
After volunteers hung winter garments and accessories from tree limbs at the Wilson County Public Library on Friday, it wasn’t long before cold hands were covered with new gloves, exposed heads … more
SHARPSBURG — Authorities say six people kidnapped, robbed and beat a man when he arrived at a rural Wilson County home to meet a woman after exchanging Facebook messages with her. Suspects in … more
"Almost perfect mid-fall weather" is on tap for the greater Wilson area over the next several days with a chilly Thanksgiving in the extended forecast, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest … more
CHEROKEE — Calvin Jones couldn’t sleep. He was too anxious. After decades of stops and starts, court hearings and motions filed, he knew Thursday was a significant step in his father’s case. … more
MIDDLESEX — Town commissioners approved a policy Monday evening that allows the police department to assign vehicles for officers’ use on and off duty. The policy, which will go into effect … more
Plans to rezone a downtown park on Kenan Street to mixed-use development met with some backlash Thursday, but the Wilson City Council voted to approve the change. “Space given over to sidewalks, … more
This past week, the world received the news that Stan Lee, famed Marvel Comics writer and icon, had died at age 95. Much has been on TV and in writing about his passing from the story of his … more
Joseph Small, a U.S. Army veteran injured in Afghanistan in 2009, received the keys to a new home Friday. Wade Jurney Homes donated the home on Vick Street as part of the Operation Homefront Homes … more
Feed My Sheep Ministries of Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 Barnes St. E., will distribute free lunch bags from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the family and friends … more
Longtime Wilson businesswoman and community leader Judy Weatherington wrapped up 11 years of service as a member of the Wilson Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners at the board’s Nov. 8 … more
Yards come in all varieties, some small and cluttered and others expansive with little ornamentation. After an hour-long visit to our friend who lives just inside the Middlesex city limits, I … more
Wilson County commissioners recognized the Wilson County Department of Social Services Working for Kids program during November's commissioners' meeting.  The program recently received an award … more
In less than a week, six people — five students and one teacher — have been charged in Wilson County for having a gun on school property. The latest arrest came on Wednesday. Tyree Demetrius … more
Local agencies will gather on the front lawn of the Wilson County Public Library at 11 a.m. Friday to tie scarves and other winter items to trees for those in the community in need. The winter items … more
ELM CITY — The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed the Langley Road bridge over U.S. 301 in Wilson County after a tractor-trailer hauling too high of a load struck and damaged the bridge … more
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