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The Wilson County Board of Education has approved $1.7 million in improvements to athletic complexes at its three traditional high schools and parking lot repaving at Beddingfield High School. The … more
As we get closer to Thanksgiving, I, like a lot of other people, begin to take inventory of all for which I am thankful. Mine is a simple list. A lot of it is gratitude for family and friends and … more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump faces one of the greatest tests of his presidency after Iran launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and plans to address the nation … more
Officials say a woman was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in her car early Wednesday morning. Wilson police officers responded to the 1:27 a.m. call to the 200 block of Garner Street. Officers … more
Martin Luther King Jr. believed in the power of giving and helping those in need. And on Monday afternoon, community leaders followed in King’s footsteps by carrying on his altruistic legacy and … more
Wilson police respond to a reported shooting at 2:49 p.m. Monday near the corner of Nash and Warren streets. Police found 16-year-old Jayquan Carter of Wilson suffering from a gunshot wound to the … more
A Triangle-based developer recently spent $6.5 million to purchase a shopping center in hopes of increasing occupancy and business traffic. New Falls Property owns a dozen properties in Raleigh … more
The Eastern Carolina Corvette Club, based in Wilson, will observe its 25th anniversary in 2019. The club, formed in 1994, is sanctioned by the National Council of Corvette Clubs and has 85 members … more
Amy Denton of the College Foundation of North Carolina speaks with local high school students and their parents about college preparation, enrollment and financing at a recent event presented by the … more
Oscar Wilde is credited with the quote “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.” Without parsing the entirety of that line, it has come to tell us … more
For Kimberly Maria Newcomb, Wilson Community College offered a second chance. The 29-year-old Lucama resident was one of 24 adult secondary education graduates to walk across the stage at … more
County commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to confirm a site along N.C. 42 East as the new Wilson County Animal Shelter’s location and authorize County Manager Denise Stinagle to compile … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County’s planning staff has been asked to review and make recommendations on how the county should respond to an increasing number of requests to rezone rural property from R-40 … more
Spring cleaning is nothing new. The tradition goes back for centuries in numerous cultures around the world as an effort to clean dirt and dust, smoke and clutter from the house after a winter of … more
Sen. Toby Fitch and Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, both Wilson Democrats, will conduct a Facebook town hall meeting on the state budget impasse at 3 p.m. today. “We are trying to educate the … more
N.C. Department of Air Quality ombudsman Tony Pendola presents a Leadership in Environmental Stewardship Award to Bob Brunson of Wilson-based Brunson Marine Group/KenCraft Boats. Brunson Marine … more
Saratoga Mayor Charles “Tommy” Hawkins faces challenge from former mayor and commissioner John E. Cayton Jr. in Tuesday’s municipal election. The Wilson Times provided an identical list of … more
We are entering my favorite time of year right now. It has my affection for any number of reasons, but this past week reminded me of one of the primary ones in the form of the meteorological shift. … more
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