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Linda Boyle of Elm City, center, is pictured with North Carolina Nurses Association President Dennis Taylor, left, and Immediate Past President Elaine Scherer after receiving an award for her … more
It’s no secret what my name is. I mean, it’s right there in the newspaper every week for everyone to see. That way, the people who want to send nice letters to the paper and make nice … more
Rain put a damper on a community festival for U.S. 301 revitalization, but organizers are optimistic residents will still have a fun and informative time. “We were affected by North Carolina … more
The Wilson Bennett Optimist Club recenty installed new officers for 2019-20. Pictured from left are Wayne Sidelinger, president; Ethel Joyner, secretary; Rickie Wester, treasurer; and Jimmy Lamm, … more
At the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, a distressing trend became clear for administrators at Wilson County Schools. Nearly 400 students of the 11,422 who had been listed on the rolls and … more
Police say several people awoke to damage to their apartments Tuesday after hearing gunfire a few hours prior. Officers responded to a 7:12 a.m. call to the 300 block of Park Avenue. When police … more
KENLY — The Rev. George Arant of the Kenly Ministerial Association told an audience of about 120 people Monday morning that “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that God our creator impressed … more
Wilson residents will get the chance to learn more about the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s 10-year transportation plan during a weeklong open house to be held Feb. 25-March … more
A missing red green-winged macaw was found Thursday about two miles from its home. Zazu, a two-year-old free-flier, had been missing since Monday. Aviculturist Buddy Waskey said the three-foot … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “The Best of Us” by Robyn Carr “The Border” by Don Winslow “A Bound Heart” by Laura … more
This time of year when we begin to go outside and notice the green and flowering growth, we are more attentive to our friends and advocates, those wonders of the natural world and sustainers of life … more
For the last three years, Jimena Cabrera has looked through the camera viewfinder composing photographs of her hometown of Wilson. The fifth-grader from Wells Elementary School is one of nearly … more
“Admittedly, the story you are about to read is bizarre, incredible. Those of you who wish to avoid being unsettled, who wish to avoid thinking, will label it insane. And though you, the reader, … more
Led by a desire to help the community, a team of volunteers gave the halls of Hearne Elementary School a fresh set of blue stripes Monday. The BB&T Lighthouse Project also included a new … more
Wilson Medical Center will hold a job fair for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses on its medical and surgical team from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11 at the hospital’s special … more
Beddingfield High School's Marching Bruin Band brought home first-place overall honors for Class 1-A and won first place for general effect, drum major, dance and marching and second place for flag … more
Six candidates are seeking five seats on the Elm City Board of Commissioners in Tuesday's municipal election.  Incumbents Marsha Wells, Gil Wheeler, Dale Childress and Melvin R. Cooke hope to … more
Veterans Residential Services of Wilson has compiled a list of area businesses offering Veterans Day freebies to veterans and active-duty military personnel for Veterans Day on Monday. • … more
Wilson’s main fire station will be renamed after longtime firefighter and outgoing Mayor Bruce Rose. Mayor Pro-tem James Johnson made the announcement at the end of Thursday’s Wilson City … more
Trooper Travis Holloman investigates a Thursday wreck involving two vehicles on N.C. 42 West near Governor Hunt Road. Troopers said a rear-end collision caused one of the vehicles to overturn. The … more
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