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After a mild, foggy and rainy Saturday morning, The Wilson Times area is expected to see a couple of days of sunshine and temperatures not far off of the historical averages. Two cold fronts are … more
The Wilson County Board of Education has called a special meeting Monday to hear 15 draft policies on first readings. The policies include child abuse, human trafficking and related threats to … more
BLACK CREEK — A Wilson man faces multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say a traffic stop yielded drugs and cash. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy stopped a vehicle on … more
For those of you who do not like January, take heart. Even with the coming of some of our coldest weather of the year, there are blessings and ways to warm up to January with a little … more
“It’s time for a change I’m tired of that same ol’ same The same ol’ words, the same ol’ lines The same ol’ tricks and the same ol’ rhymes.” Those are the opening words … more
After a few weeks off, I’m returning with the first column of a new month, year and decade. I am also using a new laptop with an unfamiliar keyboard layout, so I am certain there will be more … more
Jeremy Law is the man with the pan behind Ruckus & Redemption, a new craft burger and cocktail bar opening soon in downtown Wilson. “Burgers seem simple, but as simple of an item as it may … more
Police are investigating two incidents where vehicles were struck by gunfire this week. Police don’t believe the shootings are related. On Tuesday, Wilson police were dispatched to a 10:29 p.m. … more
Shalon McMullen never thought it could happen to her. But after her mother died unexpectedly in May 2018, McMullen found herself in a desperate situation along with her children. Her mother, a … more
Police are investigating a New Year’s Day armed robbery at a Wilson convenience store. Officers were dispatched at 6:37 a.m. to the Speedway at 1211 Ward Blvd. When police arrived, they spoke to … more
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United States killed Iran's top general and the architect of Tehran's proxy wars in the Middle East in an airstrike at Baghdad's international airport early on Friday, an … more
Town board calls special meeting SHARPSBURG — The Sharpsburg Board of Commissioners has called a special meeting for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the commissioners’ meeting room at Town Hall, … more
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials will begin cracking down on most flavored e-cigarettes that are popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping … more
Ever since Lake Wilson Park’s 2-mile walking trail opened in 2018, use of the park has skyrocketed, and additional upgrades currently underway are set to make visitors even happier. “Lake … more
For Cherese Chatman, a sixth grade English teacher at Darden Middle School, entering 2020 is like a new beginning. “I do believe that January and a new year brings more struggles, but also new … more
GOLDSBORO — Authorities say a drunken driver smashed his rental car into a Wayne County Sheriff’s Office cruiser during a high-speed chase on New Year’s Day.  The pursuit began … more
GOLDSBORO — A Maryland man faces a statutory rape charge after authorities say he drove to Wayne County to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.  A woman called sheriff’s deputies on … more
FREMONT — The Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site will hold a series of three genealogy workshops on Saturdays in January, February and March. A beginner workshop is scheduled … more
Work is underway on the $2.1 million transformation of a dilapidated bargain store into the Arts Council of Wilson’s new home. “Personally, it feels great to see some action. Months have been … more
Keith O. Gregory, presiding Nov. 5 • Patience Strickland, pleaded no contest to second-degree trespass, 20 days Wilson County Jail suspended 12 months, court costs, 25 hours community service … more
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