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ELM CITY — Aenon Missionary Baptist Church, 7503 Town Creek Road, will have a hot dog/hamburger dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Those wishing to attend are asked to call Ken Cobb at … more
KENLY — A family-owned truck stop on Interstate 95 has a new service that will not only benefit drivers, but the environment as well. “We were looking to invest in emerging technology to … more
Wilson Chapel Church, 513 E. Barnes St., will have a health and wellness expo from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 with health screenings, nurses available to answer any health questions, aerobics, … more
The Wilson NAACP branch will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St. Church plans yard sale fundraiser St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1008 E. Nash St., will … more
The vivid yellow mural on the side of Brewmasters has been capturing passing motorists’ attention for about a year, yet the fate of the painting has not been decided. The Forest Hills Road … more
Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 S. Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Winter clothing giveaway this morning ELM CITY — Wilson Missionary Union will … more
Joyce Matthews came to Belk Monday morning with a purpose. “I was going in to tell the manager how disappointed I was that Belk wasn’t supporting the Salvation Army,” Matthews said. “I am … more
Since the 1960s, American Legion Post 13 has called the 2000 block of U.S. 301 home. However, the Friday sale of the meeting building means the post’s iconic sign will soon be replaced. “When … more
Wilson Medical Center has lifted visitor restrictions at the hospital. The restrictions, limiting visitors to anyone age 13 and older, went into effect in late December as the flu season started … more
After more than two years of behind-the-scenes work, redevelopment of the U.S. 301 corridor will break ground on Tuesday. “When we first got the TIGER grant, people thought we’d just start … more
Hundreds of children and their families could barely contain their excitement Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Easter Eggstravaganza. More than 6,000 eggs were dropped via helicopter in … more
Dreary weather didn’t stop officials and residents from gathering Tuesday morning to celebrate the start of construction to revitalize the U.S. 301 corridor. “301 highway is going to come back … more
Rhonda Nixon carried a sign with an important message. “Love Should Not Hurt. Someone is beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S. Take action now.” Nixon was one of 50 local residents, mostly … more
Harrison Barnett is ready for the next step. Ready to catch up in height with his younger twin sisters and classmates. Ready to be able to play in a swimming pool. Ready to no longer be tethered to … more
The smell of cured tobacco is long gone from the old warehouse. The auctioneer’s chant, the farm trucks hauling the season’s harvest, the anxious farmers standing by their piles of golden … more
Quitting smoking may be the top New Year’s resolution for residents of Wilson’s public housing communities this year. Beginning Jan. 1, all Wilson Housing Authority properties will be tobacco-free. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development … more
RALEIGH — Alex Jasinski of Bailey checks his email every morning before work, but this time, sitting in his inbox, was a message telling him he’d won a $25,000 a year for life from the North … more
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