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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
The Wilson City Council originally planned to order the demolition of the Charles W. Gold house on Thursday, but an eleventh-hour deal shows hope that the historic property will be restored to its … more
Brittany Hawley, crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA on Saturday, hopes to travel across the country in the coming year visiting universities and colleges as an advocate for the disabled. Hawley, 26, of … more
One of Wilson’s largest tobacco auction warehouses has new ownership. The old Liberty Warehouse at 1721 Goldsboro St., which most recently operated as Big M Tobacco, is now Horizon Ltd. … more
After a scorching start to the week, a cold front could bring cloud cover and heavy rain to the greater Wilson area depending on its path and how long it lingers, Al Thomas explains in this week's … more
Miss Wilson Scholarship Pageant organizers are excited about two things when it comes to the 2020 competition: one, that it won’t snow on the evening of the pageant; and two, they can’t wait to … more
Wilson County farmers have the potential to have larger than usual cotton yields in their fields. But a 25% drop in cotton prices means they will struggle to break even. “Yields are above … more
The deadline to fly easier with a Real ID is on final approach. With the deadline now less than a year away, state officials are encouraging residents to go ahead and get the new driver’s … 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
NASHVILLE — Clayton Home Building Group has announced a multi-phase renovation at its Clayton Nashville homebuilding facility. The first phase will focus on improvements to the breakroom, … more
NASHVILLE -- A body found Tuesday in rural Edgecombe County has been positively identified as that of a Wilson Medical Center nurse who has been missing since Friday, and investigators say there was … more
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Samantha Lisek of Sims is a member of The Citadel’s first graduating class of nursing students. Lisek earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and is among 20 … more
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
MIDDLESEX — A hardware store soon coming to town will be the first newly constructed business in more than a decade. Mayor Lu Harvey Lewis announced Monday night that Premiere Propane and … more
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