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The Dunn family held an organized walk Saturday as part of their 49th family reunion. The walk was established in 2018 to raise the consciousness of coming together while finding new ways to … more
Two men face drug trafficking charges after authorities found a storage unit packed with heroin and searched homes in Rocky Mount and Wilson. Sheriff’s deputies and Tar River Regional Drug Task … more
Wilson County Schools had mixed results in accountability and testing scores released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. The range includes two school with a grade … more
The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson, 801 Reid St. E., will hold the first class in its American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute certification program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily … more
NASHVILLE — NEED has taken drastic steps to bring its programs, including Head Start, up to federal and state standards, which ruffled the feathers of employees who enjoyed the status quo and had … more
The first round of wind and rain brought on by Hurricane Dorian prompted multiple warnings including a radar confirmed tornado between Wilson and Saratoga Thursday afternoon. As of press time, … more
Here are the closings and postponements we know of so far because of Hurricane Dorian. • Wilson Community College is closed Thursday and Friday. • Wilson County Criminal Superior Court and … more
Two men face drug trafficking charges after authorities found a storage unit packed with heroin and searched homes in Rocky Mount and Wilson.  Sheriff’s deputies and Tar River Regional … more
RALEIGH-The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a glash flood warning for Johnston and Wilson counties until 9:15 p.m. Thursday. At 4:09 p.m., doppler radar indicated heavy rain and … more
The Wilson Committee for Persons with Disabilities is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month by accepting nominations for the annual recognitions of Employee of the Year, … more
Forty-three years ago, Walter and Judy Boykin said, ‘I do’ but now the couple is winding down their popular business and preparing for retirement. “Everybody is very sad to see us go,” … more
SHARPSBURG — A man faces multiple drug charges after authorities seized crack cocaine and marijuana. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in early August after deputies … more
Hurricane Dorian is expected to bring bands of heavy rain and wind as it makes it way through Wilson County beginning as early as Thursday afternoon. Officials say they expect the worst part of … more
A project to remove fallen trees from Hurricane Matthew and other debris clogging the Contentnea Creek will shorten the duration of flooding in communities along Wilson County’s winding … more
Jarell Hargrove goes up for a layup while playing a pickup game of basketball Sunday with friends Daquanta Newkirk, Jaquarius King and "V-Dot" Woodard on the 400 block of Broad Street.    more
Local agencies are preparing for the worst but hoping for the best as Hurricane Dorian inches its way closer to North Carolina. The storm’s projected impact for Wilson County includes damaging … more
A Wilson County Historical Association marker recognizing the Fike High School Cyclone football teams for their three state championships was unveiled Tuesday. Under coach Henry Trevathan’s … more
Members of the Wilson Economic Development Council met Tuesday to discuss efforts to recruit new industry to the area, including a sponsorship for an Economic Development Partnership of North … more
Wilson County farmers are harvesting tobacco as fast as they can as Hurricane Dorian threatens North Carolina’s coastal communities. Farmhands worked through the weekend and on Labor Day … more
MIDDLESEX — The Free Will Baptist Children’s Home is looking for foster parents to help care for kids in need of a loving Christian family … more
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