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The following students were recognized for academic excellence during the second quarter at Wilson Christian Academy. They are listed by grade and name. Principal’s List Sixth … more
The Wilson County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has donated $15,368 to area schools and the county 4-H program to support substance abuse prevention. “We have some very special children in … more
Authorities are investigating a carjacking that occurred at a local gas station on Jan. 14. Police were dispatched to 4935 Raleigh Road Parkway shortly after 4:15 a.m. regarding an armed robbery … more
Freedom Ministries will have a clothing giveaway at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Omega Resource Center, 300 Fairview Ave. Refreshments will be served while supplies last. For more information, call … more
Despite a full audience for the Brewmasters public hearing at Thursday’s Wilson City Council meeting, few residents stuck around for a public hearing about a more than $4.3 million incentive … more
Police are investigating a shots-fired call that happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday. Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Tilghman Road regarding the incident. When police … more
Kaylie Williams of Wilson has been awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award by Girl Scouts of the North Carolina Coastal Pines. The Silver Award is the second-highest achievement in Girl Scouting. The … more
A Wilson man is accused in a Jan. 12 armed robbery at a local business. Police were dispatched to Boost Mobile on Herring Avenue at 7:39 p.m. When officers arrived, they spoke to store employees … more
Prosecutors have thrown out three fraud charges against a Wilson woman in a 2017 case. Sheila Draughn Carter, 53, of Seven Hills Annex West, had been charged with three counts of obtaining … more
An Elm City man faces multiple charges following a rash of car break-ins. On Tuesday at 1:15 a.m., police officers were conducting security checks at A Cheap Ride Auto Sales on U.S. 301 South due … more
A bald eagle found with lead poisoning near Lake Wilson has good prospects for recovery. “I think she will survive,” said Randy Atkinson of Nashville, a member of the Rocky Mount Wildlife … more
An 80-year-old Wilson County man reported missing on Thursday was found roughly 90 miles away in Gates County. Deland “Dee” Eric Ferrell was located Thursday afternoon and was expected to be … more
Entrepreneurs are accustomed to jumping through hoops to realize a dream, but local officials took time recently to bring those hoops into focus for a group at Wilson Community College. “Be … more
Cathy Marshall Tellefson of Watershed Ministries will be offering her yearly I Am More Girls Gathering event on Sunday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at The Surge. The event, for girls 11-18, is largely … more
A Wilson insurance agent’s participation in the Affordable Care Act federal health insurance marketplace has earned an award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Alan Winstead … more
The Wilson City Council chambers were akin to a full keg ready to be tapped Thursday as residents came out in throngs to raise a glass in support of Brewmasters. “I agree that the city should be … more
Before most of the snow disappeared Thursday, Barton students Natalie Brooks and Taylor Medlock headed out to have a little fun on campus. “I love the snow,” said Brooks, a freshman. “I got … more
RALEIGH — Wilson County’s state senators are among 22 North Carolina legislators selected for a comprehensive study of the state’s health services and the public policies that affect service … more
ROCKY MOUNT — North Carolina native and Tar Heel health executive I. Lee Isley has been named president and CEO of Nash UNC Health Care, the hospital’s Board of Commissioners announced … more
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