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Nathan Dunham knew he wanted to do an Eagle Scout project that gave back to the community. That’s why he decided to construct two Little Free Library stands and strategically place them in Wilson neighborhoods. “It seemed like a pretty productive kind of project that would actually give something back,” said the 18-year-old Dunham, who is a part of Boy Scout Troop No. 89 at Winstead United Methodist Church. … more
Registration is now open for the Barton Kids’ College, an enrichment program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, offered on three teacher work days for the 2018-19 year for Wilson … more
The old Southern Cotton Oil Co. cotton seed building has been a part of downtown Wilson’s skyline for nearly 75 years Located on Stemmery Street, the Moskegee Iron Works structure dates back to … more
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
For the past few years, Dorothy and Jimmy Williams make it a point to not only vote early, but to do so together. “We just love it,” Dorothy Williams said Tuesday afternoon at the Wilson … more
Last Sunday’s sermon time was a somber and sobering experience considering it was Reformation Sunday, one of the big celebration Sundays for Lutherans. The context of the message was posited in a … 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
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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
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