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Local attorney and parent Rhyan Breen was sworn in as the newest member of the Wilson County Board of Education Wednesday night. Breen won the District 7 seat in the Nov. 6 midterm election and … more
As the Wilson city clerk, Jamie Batts is the keeper of the city’s seal, but at 5 p.m. on Friday, the 58-year-old woman will pass that duty on to someone new. “It has been a really interesting … more
The N.C. Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County is sponsoring a beekeeping school on Saturday. Registration and check-in will be at 7:30 a.m. at the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 … more
With identity theft on the rise, members of the Wilson Community Improvement Association financial literacy class got a crash course this week in ways to avoid falling victim. “Identity theft is … more
Graduating seniors from Hunt, Fike and Beddingfield high schools and the Wilson Preparatory Academy took part in the Gamma Beta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority’s annual … more
Two people were arrested and police obtained a warrant on a third man in connection with a Tuesday night robbery of a guest at an area hotel. Jennifer Dale Coggins, 38, was charged with common-law … more
Two hundred and forty-six Barton College undergraduate seniors and graduate students received diplomas on May 11 during the school’s 117th annual commencement exercises. Participating in the … more
A ribbon-cutting was held Sunday to celebrate the completion of Hope Station's Westview House - Wilson's new shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Pictured are members of the former … more
Mount Hebron S.D.A. Church, 700 S. Pender St., will host a wellness fair 1-4 p.m. Sunday with informational booths on exercising tips, insurance, mental and social resources. CVS will have someone on … more
Wilson County students will have more access to dental care after commissioners unanimously approved funding for a mobile dental clinic Monday. The Wilson Area School Health Dental Program is a … more
Wilson County sheriff’s deputies escort 65-year-old Harold Edmund Carney to a waiting ambulance Sunday afternoon after an N.C. Highway Patrol helicopter spotted the missing man in a wooded area off … more
The state’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commission is offering grants up to $1,000 for nonprofit organizations or local government agencies hoping to create or strengthen programs that support King’s … more
Miriam Moore Dunn, beloved teacher and mentor to dozens of local people, died at the age of 91 on Oct. 20, 2018. “Mickey” Dunn, as she was affectionately called, taught Spanish, English, … more
BAILEY — The Bailey Elementary Junior Beta Club recently held a game drive to collect new board games for the students of J.T. Barber Elementary School in New Bern. Kristi Adkins, the club … more
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday. Butterfield, D-Wilson, will serve as the third-most … more
SangSoon Koh, grand master and proprietor of Koh TaeKwonDo in Louisburg, will present an exhibition of taekwondo at the St. John Community Development Corp. Save-A-Youth program at 9 a.m. Saturday … more
Four acres across U.S. 301 from The Beefmastor Inn received the first approval for rezoning to light industrial Tuesday night. Members of the planning board heard from Janet Holland, land … more
The filing period for 28 seats in eight Wilson County municipalities closed Friday with 42 candidates throwing their hats in the ring for November elections. “Filing has ended, so everyone who … more
For two decades, Carolina Billiards owner Bill Houston has held fundraisers twice a year for Toys for Tots. After this Saturday, the effort will be cut back to once a year after he lost a major … more
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