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Steven E. Davis has released “Chasing Blackbeard,” a historical novel and the second book in his self-published Carolina Series. Davis describes the book as “the coming-of-age story of a … more
A Wilson man will spend a decade behind bars in connection to an April 2017 impaired-driving crash that killed his uncle. On Monday, the driver, 35-year-old Charles J. Varnell, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his uncle, 53-year-old Michael T. Varnell. He was sentenced to roughly … more
Dozens of children lined up outside the dining room doors in anticipation of a Christmas dinner. But they could never guess what was about to happen next. “It took a lot of donations and a lot … more
GREENVILLE — The office of U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones confirmed Wednesday morning that he underwent surgery Tuesday for a broken hip. An email sent from the congressman’s Washington D.C. office … more
Frances Perry has only been painting for about 10 years, but when the opportunity to have a gallery and studio in one of Wilson’s popular shopping centers presented itself, she jumped at the chance. more
Craft brewers from throughout the region gathered Wednesday to discuss sustainability and recycling initiatives at Ardagh’s glass manufacturing plant in east Wilson. “We all have a passion for … more
Scattered showers and storms this weekend combined with comfortable temperatures make for typical spring weather in eastern North Carolina, Albert Thomas Jr. says in the latest installment of The … more
Fike High School’s highest-achieving students say the International Baccalaureate program’s camaraderie is one of the main reasons they succeeded in school. Co-valedictorians Lillie Quinn and … more
Police have charged a 58-year-old Wilson man with raping a woman on Saturday. Officers arrested James Junior Applewhite of Fourth Street after investigating a sexual assault reported to Wilson … more
Clear skies should be ahead for Wilson County this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by ENCWheels.com. A static trough … more
Numerous employees and employers were recognized recently as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Wilson Committee for Persons with Disabilities usually has a formal lunch … more
The Wilson Crisis Center may have started before Executive Director Nancy Sallenger moved to Wilson, but she has become synonymous with the agency’s service to the community and is being honored as … more
Wilson insurance agent Alan Winstead of Farm Bureau Insurance has earned an award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for helping 100 or more consumers enroll in Affordable Care Act … more
A wet fall and early winter hasn’t had a significant effect on the collection of leaves, with crews using a mobile vacuum to sweep up piles through month’s end. Work began on Nov. 1 and … more
The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter held its annual George Washington Day Luncheon on Feb. 16 to honor American History, Good Citizen and Junior ROTC award-winners from … more
Charles Ray Finch never gave up. Instead, he fought for more than 43 years to gain his freedom. On Thursday, a federal judge ordered Finch’s release. In January, the U.S. 4th Circuit of … more
The city of Wilson recently honored 10 industries for their dedication to protecting the city’s wastewater collection and treatment system over the past year. The 20th annual Pretreatment … more
With the aroma of tobacco thick in the air Tuesday morning, Wilson business and community leaders gathered to discuss steps toward a brighter future. A United Tobacco Co. warehouse on Lamm Road … more
MIDDLESEX — Town commissioners held a special closed meeting Dec. 19 to evaluate the performance of, and ultimately dismiss, one of their police officers. Commissioners voted to fire Officer … more
Would you like to learn the basics of cooking or how to refresh your skills while learning healthier ways to cook? Cook Smart, Eat Smart is a four-session cooking school that will teach … more
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