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The Wilson City Council originally planned to order the demolition of the Charles W. Gold house on Thursday, but an eleventh-hour deal shows hope that the historic property will be restored to its … more
PINETOPS — Police are searching for a man who robbed Dollar General stores Thursday night in Sharpsburg and Pinetops. The robber entered the 315 E. Hamlet St. store around 10:46 p.m., brandished … more
The Integrity Unlimited Community Development Corp. and ICB productions are bringing the fifth annual GOMA Fest to Wilson. The youth and family program runs Monday through Friday at Vick … more
Authorities have recovered 10 stolen handguns and identified three teenagers and a 6-year-old boy as those responsible for the theft. Wilson police responded to an alarm at Dunham’s Sports on … more
STANTONSBURG — Police say a man was caught with counterfeit cash after trying to pay for his purchases at Dollar General with a phony $20 bill. Stantonsburg Police Chief Orlando Rosario said he … more
Two people were arrested and police obtained a warrant on a third man in connection with a Tuesday night robbery of a guest at an area hotel. Jennifer Dale Coggins, 38, was charged with common-law … more
The filing period for 28 seats in eight Wilson County municipalities closed Friday with 42 candidates throwing their hats in the ring for November elections. “Filing has ended, so everyone who … more
My wife and I just got back from the supermarket a little while ago and for most of the way home, we could not stop talking about a woman we met at the bakery counter. She was an elderly woman … more
July 20 is an important date for me. It is the date that launched my ministry some 28 years ago, as I was ordained at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goldsboro. It was an auspicious beginning to … more
Wilson police arrested four individuals, including one suspected habitual shoplifter, in connection with a Thursday incident at the Walmart Neighborhood Market. According to police reports, … more
Those of us who have had grandparents who were a positive and strong influence on our lives are fortunate people. My husband, Fred, frequently shares stories about the influence his grandparents … more
Church festival set for today Simon Grove Holiness Church, 4334 N.C. 42 E., will hold its fun day beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20. Attractions and games are free and food will be served. … more
Firefighers responding to a house fire in Wilson were treated for heat exhaustion Thursday afternoon. “The weather conditions with excessive heat and humidity presented dangerously hot … more
PINETOPS — Police are searching for a man who robbed a Dollar General store at gunpoint on Thursday night.  The robber entered the 315 E. Hamlet St. store around 10:46 p.m., brandished a gun and demanded money … more
Candidates in five municipalities filed to run for town commissioner seats Thursday. According of Christy White of the Wilson County Board of Elections office, seven additional candidates had … more
A night to honor local music legend Bill Myers is in the works, but organizers are seeking sponsors to make the event spectacular. “Wilson is lucky to have so many people we can be proud of,and … more
KENLY — For the past year, contractors have worked to replace the Truckstop Road bridge that crosses Interstate 95 at Exit 106 without having to detour traffic off the busy highway. Crews will … more
3C Stores Fixtures often has summer interns, but a new N.C. State University program allowed the Wilson company to hire a senior in engineering who has spent the past few months designing and … more
More than a dozen churches will have restocked food pantries as a result of a truckload of foodstuffs and other necessary items from Feed the Children that arrived Thursday. Candy Taylor, … more
Workers outside in Thursday’s oppressive heat got a taste of the discomfort they may experience the next five days. With temperatures in the upper 90s and a heat index of 105 degrees, the … more
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