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As dangerously hot weather moved into Wilson this week, officials say now is a good time to remind parents and caregivers that leaving kids alone in cars is dangerous. Cars and hot summer days … more
Howard Jones lived his life by a certain creed and championed others to do the same. “Never, ever underestimate the mind of a person or what he or she can bring to this world,” Jones would … more
James Ray Barnes was a senior at Lucama High School when he heard word over the radio that Pearl Harbor had been bombed. “My memory is not very good, but I’ll never forget December 7, 1941,” … more
Wilson Winter Lights has been canceled for Friday night. "Due to the wet weather our ground fault electric receptacles tend to trip the circuit breakers, and we want our visitors to enjoy all the … more
The bishop of Raleigh will make his first visit to Wilson’s St. Therese Catholic Church on Tuesday to preside over the 7 p.m. Mass commemorating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Bishop Luis … more
RALEIGH — A former member of U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield’s congressional staff has been named Gov. Roy Cooper’s chief liaison to the General Assembly. Lee Lilley joined the governor’s … more
So, in last week’s column, I explained how “Avengers: Infinity War” can be viewed as a singular, stand-alone, self-contained conclusion to a decade of Marvel cinematic movies. (SPOILER ALERT … more
Wilson Chief of Police Thomas Hopkins’ efforts to build stronger relationships between his officers and the community resulted in him being selected as the National Police Athletic League’s Law … more
Local author and Wilson Writers Group member David S. Hager has released “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” the second novel in his Hollywood Cold Case trilogy. The novel opens with the discovery … more
Remember When? [Photo gallery]
Seventeen local organizations and programs got a financial boost Tuesday thanks to about $1.1 million in grants from the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson. “Since 2016, we have invested more than … more
Southern Exposure Photography is accepting gift donations for its third annual Christmas Purse Project. Items needed are gloves, scarves, toothpaste, toothbrushes, feminine products, socks, hand … more
The parish of St. Therese Catholic Church will celebrate the Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe with a procession, Mass, traditional song service and feast day. The observances mark an … more
Machine code tells the computers around us what to do. But someone has to write it. Last week, students in Wilson County … more
Wilson officials spent Thursday morning discussing ongoing efforts to address blight in the city. “There is a ton we do in terms of nuisances, but until we change the economics, it would take a … more
A former Barton College soccer player has recently been charged with raping a woman last August. Police say shortly before 10 p.m. on Aug. 11, officers responded to an Anderson Street home … more
Today’s older citizens who grew up in the country had three full months of summer vacation. All of June, July and August were just good old summertime, those glorious days when school was a thing … more
The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter has announced the winners of its annual Youth Citizenship Awards. Each year, Wilson’s DAR chapter partners with public and … more
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