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Wilson Community College’s nonprofit series began Thursday and continues through April 9 with seminars that will teach participants the basics of starting and operating a registered nonprofit … more
Across the state, there have been nearly 150 flu deaths this season, including one in Wilson that occurred in late February. It was the first confirmed death associated with flu for Wilson County … more
Wilson County drivers soon will enjoy a better ride on sections of U.S. 301 and N.C. 581 and over 18 secondary routes that will be repaved, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. The … more
NASHVILLE — Sheriff’s deputies say they intercepted $100,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin bound for Maryland in a Wednesday traffic stop along Interstate 95. The Nash County Sheriff’s … more
BB&T’s commitment to Wilson and belief in the downtown turnaround was on display Thursday as officials gathered to break ground on a new $35 million building. “By now, I’m sure all of … more
Plans to welcome spring with a carnival at the old Wilson Mall were quashed by Mother Nature Wednesday, but overcast skies Thursday couldn’t stop the festivities. “It costs a lot to bring in a … more
Three-year-old Alana Thomas helps Sandra Barnes collect roadside trash during the St. Rose Church of Christ Disciples of Christ Women's Fellowship community cleanup on Saturday. More groups will be … more
Two courses for school resource officers and fire and rescue personnel will further elevate Wilson Community College’s offerings in public safety and health and emergency services. Kim Gamlin, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Teachers in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools may be seeing less money in their paychecks for the rest of the school year. The Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools finance committee met … more
Four Fike High School students have been selected to attend North Carolina Governor’s School. They are the only Wilson County Schools students to be chosen for the elite educational … more
Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details of a sexual assault case. Reader discretion is advised. A Wilson man who was convicted Wednesday of raping a woman in 2017 will spend more than … more
The DelMastro family continued its longstanding support of Wilson Community College Wednesday with a $50,000 scholarship endowment. WCC President Tim Wright thanked the family for its “ongoing … more
BAILEY — The town of Bailey once again has a full Board of Commissioners after appointing Ervin Powell to a vacant seat during Monday’s monthly meeting. Powell has been a longtime meeting … more
The Wilson County Board of Education voted Monday to extend the Spanish immersion program to include fifth grade. Previously, the program encompassed kindergarten through fourth grade. For … more
Police are requesting the public’s help to locate a missing Wilson woman. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for 24-year-old Cierra Daniels at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. … more
A homeless man is in critical condition following a Monday morning crash. According to a police report, Clifton T. Lynch, 53, was driving east on Raleigh Road Parkway near Interstate 95 when he … 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 the … more
The time is now to find a job or pursue a new career, and several organizations are working to help Wilsonians do just that. The Rose Resource Center at the Original Rose of Sharon Church … more
Chick-fil-A and Saratoga Original Free Will Baptist Church will hold a fundraiser for Bella Duff from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday, March 22 in front of Lowe’s Home Improvement in Wilson. Tickets … more
Steven H. Dail has been promoted to first sergeant at the N.C. Highway Patrol. The promotion for the eastern North Carolina law enforcement veteran will put him in charge of Troop C, District 5, … more
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