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After plenty of behind-the-scenes work, GigEast.com has launched with a new look and a focus beyond just the annual Gig East Summit. “Gig East is a brand and an initiative in Wilson, so we … more
NASHVILLE — Three women, including a local elected official, claim age and gender discrimination in a lawsuit filed against a regional nonprofit that operates in Wilson County. A recent court … more
Peggy Sykes always feels right at home when she walks into the Wilson Community Health Center. “I have a lot of health problems that are unusual,” the 70-year-old said. “They take the time … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Young Adult Books “Breakout” by Kate Messner “Famous in a Small Town” by Emma Mills “Goodbye Days: A Novel” by … more
After four hours of song, dance, monologue, rap and comedy, it was clear Saturday that Wilson’s got talent. “The talent has been extraordinary today,” said Captain Newborn, senior producer … more
A cold front is keeping skies cloudy and rain chances up through Monday, and when it departs, there's another one right on its heels, Al Thomas explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson … more
The committee to elect Carlton Stevens for mayor will hold an open house for campaign headquarters from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at 3351 Ward Blvd. Stevens is challenging longtime Mayor Bruce Rose for … more
During a packed Friday afternoon ceremony, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services took time to swear in nine new firefighters. City Manager Grant Goings asked the new hires to think back on their choice to … more
TARBORO — This fall, Edgecombe Community College will launch a unique certificate program in unmanned aircraft systems, better known as drones. ECC will be the only community college in the state … more
If you have not been to the Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market, you are missing out on a taste of our community. Open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April until October from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at … more
A Wilson man faces charges after officials say he broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her in May. Wilson police responded to a May 24 call to a home within the city limits … more
RALEIGH — Police have arrested two men in connection to the homicides of a Franklin County man and his friend last month, but family members of the victims said they are still grieving. The … more
I suffered a mini-stroke a little over a week ago. The paperwork calls it a “TIA,” short for some long medical term, but from what I can decipher, you or I would call it a mini-stroke. What was … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during June: William Taft Whitehurst and Annsley Catherine Coldwell, both of Elm City. Charles Walton Pittman III of … more
BAILEY — When 80-year-old Susie Boddie Graham fell ill a few years ago, her adult son moved back home to care for her. “He was a real man, but he cleaned up around the house for me. He took … more
A pedestrian plaza and stage is taking shape and nearing completion along the 100 block of Goldsboro Street in downtown Wilson. “We plan to install artwork, retaining wall and pavers starting … more
Mae Pridgen and Katherine Stanley are the recipients of the Janet B. Beaman Academic Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. The scholarship honors the dedication and career of the late Janet … more
ELM CITY — Members of the Frederick Douglass High School Alumni Association will hold a reunion Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10 in Elm City and Wilson. It’s been 80 years since the Elm … more
Authorities are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured a man Sunday. Police were dispatched to a 12:15 a.m. call in the 900 block of Woodrow Street. … more
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