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Everything is falling into place for the second Bowling for Recovery fundraiser this Saturday, but teams can still sign up to participate. Flynn Christian Fellowship Home Executive Director Earl … more
A Raleigh start-up plans to invest nearly $20 million in a new manufacturing facility on Black Creek Road that is slated to employ 42 people in the next two years. Wilson Economic Development … more
Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard repeated his plea to commissioners Monday night to replace aging patrol vehicles. Not only do the vehicles in more than half of his fleet have in excess of … more
Applications are due Tuesday for this year’s round of N.C. AgVentures grants. The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission provides the funding each year. Individual grants and community … more
Tickets go on sale this week for the Wesley Shelter’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The annual “In it to Win It” event will be held from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at Pup’s … more
News of an East Carolina University graduate student’s Friday death hit a group of Wilsonians particularly hard since they’d spent the last year working beside her. Allison Forsythe, her best … more
A Williamston man who off-duty police officers caught with Ecstasy, crack and a gun at a Wilson nightclub in 2015 will spend a decade in federal prison. Antonio Clarence Daughtridge, 33, pleaded … more
After 20 years in Wilson, Nancy Van Dolsen is returning to her roots — in more ways than one — with a job in Philadelphia. “Part of it is just going back to where I’m from with all my … more
My wife and I just got back from the supermarket a little while ago and for most of the way home, we could not stop talking about a woman we met at the bakery counter. She was an elderly woman … more
President Donald Trump’s first re-election campaign rally in North Carolina placed Greenville and eastern North Carolina in the national spotlight, with controversy still boiling … more
Police say a 6-year-old involved in a July 16 break-in at Dunham’s Sports where several handguns were stolen will not be charged as a juvenile. The two 14-year-olds involved in the incident … more
Southern Bank has announced the promotion of Courtney J. Price to assistant vice president and branch manager in southern Nash County. Price has been employed in the banking industry for the past … more
Daniel Segres, playing for Fike High School, drives the soccer ball down the field against Hunt High School players Kelly Jones, center, and Brianna Bethea during the 2019 Special Olympics Wilson … more
If anyone could complain about the rain at the end of Saturday’s Historic Downtown Wilson Christmas Parade, it could be Santa and Mrs. Claus.  The rain had held off until the very last … more
Barton College has made great strides this fall semester since joining 77 other institutions in the Partnership for a Healthier America’s “Healthy Campus Initiative.” As a participant in … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “After Dead” by Charlaine Harris “Blotto, Twinks, and the Great Road Race” by Simon Brett “Carl … more
The U.S. Census Bureau kicked off its national campaign this week in an effort to prepare the public for the 2020 census. In the next month or so, residents will begin to see more educational … 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
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