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Temperatures could fluctuate from around 80 degrees to the upper 60s this week, but Easter Sunday is expected to be comfortable, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
The owner of historic downtown Wilson’s newest restaurant plans to put an international twist on breakfast, lunch and dinner. “Downtown has hundreds of workers between BB&T, the … more
Dairy farming has not been prominent in Wilson County, but a Wilson resident, Arlene Rech, recalls that dairy farming was a way of life for her family and many others in northern New York in the … more
Jordan Carter, Wilson County’s competitor in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, tied for 51st in the contest held last week in Fort Washington, Maryland. “It was definitely an experience I … more
Residents and advocates gathered Saturday morning for a discussion promoting the benefits of paid family leave, following the screening of a documentary highlighting the trials faced by many … more
As students and parents lined up at the Wilson Preparatory Academy’s front door, school founder and executive director Daryl Woodard stepped out into the crowd a couple minutes before the opening … more
More than 1,200 people have walked through the doors of Wilson’s Recovery Concepts Community Center since it opened nearly a year ago. And lives have been changed because of the various … more
As meteorologists update forecasts regarding the effects of Hurricane Florence, most business leaders are waiting to make a decision on operating. The one key factor in all the decisions, though, is … more
Wilson County could see scattered showers this weekend as summer fades into fall, but rainfall totals are unlikely to surpass a half-inch, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The … more
Nine more counties, including Wilson, have been added to the N.C. Division of Employment Security’s list of counties approved for Disaster Unemployment Assistance due to the effects of Hurricane … more
This column started more than a year ago as a build up to the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. As the resident Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation, my church lifted up … more
The town of Lucama has been issued state violations for failing to send in drinking water samples in September. According to Rebecca Benfield, revised total coliform rule manager for community, … more
The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the conference room of the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. Social time is 1:30 … more
Lucas Davis and his parents, Teresa and John Davis, are the second family to reach the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge at the Wilson County Public Library. Lucas loves books about natural … more
BB&T has reduced its Wilson workforce in recent weeks, but company officials have declined to say how many employees have been laid off. “First, I want to stress that BB&T remains … more
A Wilson man will spend several years in federal prison in connection to a 2016 incident where police found more than 2 pounds of cocaine. U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced … more
Wilson County’s occupancy tax revenues have increased by about 20 percent in the last six months compared to the same time last year. more
Cassidy Hall looked around at the 13 cooking students elbow-to-elbow along the countertops. “We need a larger kitchen,” Hall said as she looked over their shoulders while students began … more
Police charged two people after officials say they discovered drugs and guns in a Christopher Drive home. The Wilson Police Department’s Special Response Team recently served a search warrant … more
Wilson city arborist Mike Webster stepped up to the hollow stump of an aging willow oak that city workers had just cut down on Pine Street. The tree was more than 12 feet in circumference, but the … more
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