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The community rallied for a cause Saturday and turned out in support of Wilson County Special Olympics. Families headed out for the fourth annual “Scram” breakfast fundraiser at the Wilson … more
Expect clear skies and mild temperatures this weekend and the first half of the workweek, Albert Thomas Jr. says in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Authorities have recovered 10 stolen handguns and identified three teenagers and a 6-year-old boy as those responsible for the theft. Wilson police responded to an alarm at Dunham’s Sports on … more
A ceremony was held at Coast Guard Base in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 23, to honor Lt. Cmdr. Greg Hayes on his retirement. Hayes served more than 34 years in the Coast Guard. Hayes is a 1980 … more
LUCAMA — Sparks flew as Filiberto Ortiz sawed through rusty galvanized pipe being removed from Lucama’s well No. 3 on Wednesday. It’s the first work performed as part of a North Carolina … more
After significant debate and discussion Thursday morning, Wilson councilmen opted to instruct staff to negotiate with a developer interested in connecting to the sewer system despite not being in the … more
Wilson County collards will be highly sought this year because surviving collard crops are rare in other eastern North Carolina communities hit directly by Hurricane Florence. For years, collards … more
A Wilson tax preparation business whose proceeds support an affiliated nonprofit group has announced its relocation. MJL Summerville Tax Services has taken up residence in the Summerville Academy … more
The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf plans to implement nearly $1 million worth of security and safety upgrades this year. According to School for the Deaf director Michele Handley, the … more
During the agency’s annual report to Wilson County commissioners, Wilson County Cooperative Extension director Norman Harrell highlighted the breadth and scope of assistance local extension agents … more
GOLDSBORO — Sheriff's deputies say a man sprayed his Wayne County home with gunfire and severely injured a housemate Monday night.  Nakia Lequan Atkins, 20, of 214 Blue Ridge Drive in … more
Wilson Fire/Rescue Services personnel were trained recently on the department’s newest ladder truck by one of the technicians who helped build the custom rig at Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton, … more
For 50 years, the Flynn Christian Fellowship Home has helped men recover from substance abuse disorders. Earl Reaves, executive director, welcomed supporters and city officials to the Flynn … more
The East Nash Volunteer Fire Department has received a new fire rating after an N.C. Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal inspection. The department, which serves a crescent-shaped … more
Wilson County Democrats gathered Wednesday night to steel themselves for upcoming local and state elections. Chief Justice Cheri Beasley spoke at the annual Fall Fling fundraiser held this year at … more
DAR honors award-winners [Photo gallery]
SARATOGA — Saratoga Original Free Will Baptist Church, 6801 N.C. 222 East, will hold its annual harvest day on Saturday, Nov. 3 beginning with applejacks for $2 each available at 8 a.m. Barbecue … more
John Wilson wasn’t sure what the group of young boys was doing at first. But when they reached inside a large box and handed him a special Christmas gift, Wilson’s eyes lit up with joy. “I … more
PIKEVILLE — Authorities say a fight between two rural Wayne County neighbors ended with one man in the hospital with a gunshot wound and the other in jail. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a … more
The Wilson NAACP branch plans to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 Nash St. E. For more information, call Mary Joyner at 252-281-1135. Church plans food giveaway By … more
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