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This past week took one more step in society’s shift from tangible — and I use that word loosely these days — media to something that seems more akin to the spirit realm. For music, there … 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
Dozens gathered Friday evening to remember and celebrate the life of 28-year-old Jonathan Ramirez, who was killed outside his Bailey home by deputies with Nash County Sheriff’s Office in February. … more
Occupancy at Wilson hotels along Interstate 95 has picked up, according to a Tuesday report presented during the Wilson County Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors meeting. Chairman … more
It’s been more than a year since El Tapatio closed on Forest Hills Road, but the popular restaurant will soon reopen with a new menu and name. “We closed that one in May of last year, but I … more
A project to remove fallen trees from Hurricane Matthew and other debris clogging the Contentnea Creek will shorten the duration of flooding in communities along Wilson County’s winding … more
Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint last week while he sat in his car outside his home. Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Ward Boulevard at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday. Andreas M. … more
This month, sites in the Wilson area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. … more
Thanksgiving, for many people, is not a single day but a season, a remembrance of heritage, a way of life. As we recall our American heritage, we think of how Native Americans were present at what … more
State Sen. Rick Horner says his legislative district’s ever-shifting boundaries have led him to bow out at the end of his second General Assembly term.  Horner, R-Nash, announced on … more
The "Super Blood Wolf Moon," a lunar eclipse phenomenon that made the full moon appear red, illuminates the sky over Spring Hope on Sunday night in this composite image created by Amber Baker of A. … more
SHARPSBURG — The Sharpsburg Board of Commissioners will have a special called meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 in the Sharpsburg Town Hall meeting room, 110 W. Railroad St. Commissioners plan … more
When Amauri Johnson brought home instructions for how to prepare a report about great African-Americans, he was given some examples of great Americans to consider. The list included former … more
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