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The Lee Woodard High School class of 1959 recently celebrated its 60th class reunion at Parker's Barbecue. Pictured in the front row from left are Sue Harrell Barnes, Myrtle Cross Hamerick, Jackie … more
U.S. Air Force Airman Kelisia D. Darden recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week … more
July 20 is an important date for me. It is the date that launched my ministry some 28 years ago, as I was ordained at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goldsboro. It was an auspicious beginning to … more
RALEIGH — Bobby Evans of Wilson is celebrating his good fortune after he won a $213,945 Cash 5 jackpot. Evans bought the ticket for … more
After the sudden loss of his beloved dog, David Bray admits to feeling lost. “I was walking around Target, just pushing the cart and passed the dog aisle and I thought I could turn this into … more
Wilson County Superior Court L. Lamont Wiggins, presiding Nov. 14 • Michael Joyner pleaded guilty to two counts first-degree murder, life without parole, mental health treatment, money … more
Most folks would consider Jimmy a big hunk of snake. The Imagination Station Science and History Museum will celebrate the massive Burmese python’s 20th birthday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. … more
On the 34th day of the federal government shutdown, President Trump and Congress are still at an impasse over the commander-in-chief’s request for $5.7 billion to build a wall on the southern … more
Criticality began production Wednesday extracting medicinal cannabidiol oil from hemp in Wilson. The firm hosted 115 officials for a tour of its high-tech facilities Tuesday. “We are an … more
A Wilson woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after police say she sprayed a house with gunfire while people were inside. Wilson police were called to the 1000 block of … more
It has been 75 years today since more than 160,000 Allied troops landed on 50 miles of beach at Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. The invasion, which included more than 5,000 ships and 13,000 … more
Wilson police arrested four individuals, including one suspected habitual shoplifter, in connection with a Thursday incident at the Walmart Neighborhood Market. According to police reports, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The G.W. Carver National Alumni Association awarded a total of $14,000 in scholarships to 10 students during its 78th S.A. Gilliam Awards Banquet held July 6 at the Rocky Mount Event … more
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A Wilson resident suffered severe burns while trying to extinguish a Friday kitchen fire. Firefighters were dispatched to a 307 Reid St. structure fire at 12:40 p.m. and found the occupant … more
Trooper Daniel Harrell returned home to a hero’s welcome Wednesday, two days after he was shot during a traffic stop near Elm City. Dozens of state troopers, friends, family members and … more
Students and staff at Fike High School are mourning the loss of beloved teacher Pamela Eatmon. Authorities say her husband, 48-year-old Anthony Lee Eatmon, killed the 46-year-old in an apparent … more
Police are investigating a possible link between two armed robberies that occurred over the weekend.  In both cases, the victims were sitting in their cars and were approached by two men who … more
The bulk of the Wilson County Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors’ May meeting centered around allocating $225,179 to a Raleigh-based branding agency. Clean was hired in 2017 to … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The American Red Cross is hosting a free sheltering boot camp course on Saturday for community members who wish to learn how to help their neighbors when disaster strikes. The … more
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