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Wilson County could see scattered showers this weekend as summer fades into fall, but rainfall totals are unlikely to surpass a half-inch, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The … more
This weekend marks 150 years of serving God and making a difference in the community for St. John African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The church has grown exponentially from its humble … more
Whether Ken Jones is donating to a local nonprofit, picking up canned foods and delivering to a family in need or helping build a home for Habitat for Humanity, it is obvious he serves the Wilson … more
On Tuesday of this week, my husband and I traveled to Hampstead, North Carolina, near Wilmington, to help our daughter and her family with issues following Hurricane Florence. On the way there, we … more
Boy Scout Troop 89 will be holding a car wash and yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the parking lot behind Winstead United Methodist Church at 1407 Tarboro St., starting at 8 a.m. Cars will be … more
STANTONSBURG — Closures continued on flooded rural roads near town Friday, more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Even though the peak of flooding from the storm was last Sunday, … more
Air crews from the North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol are conducting damage assessment flights following Hurricane Florence. High winds, torrential rain, tornadoes and flooding have caused … more
If you are a regular reader of my column, you probably realize that this sometimes becomes a self-serving tool for my under-appreciated opinions elsewhere, for ideas for which I have no other outlet … more
U.S. Rep. George Holding introduced a bill on Thursday to provide temporary tax relief to people and businesses affected by Hurricane Florence, the congressman announced in a news … more
The Inland Press Association has awarded The Wilson Times its top prize in a nationwide editorial writing contest, with judges applauding the newspaper’s editorials for finding commonsense … more
  To document the local effects of Hurricane Florence, reporter Brie Handgraaf went to a variety of spots around town that have a history of flooding. Wilson County received between 10 and 15 … more
Providence Bank at 3710 West Nash St. has scheduled a Hurricane Florence relief drive today. “With branches in Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe counties, the communities we directly serve have been … more
Fans of comic books, anime and manga won’t need to drive far to be immersed in various fandoms as a church brings the experience of comic con to Wilson. … more
There’s a question going around on Facebook this week about the amount of cups of coffee a person drinks in a month. My number is 60 — two cups a day. I make a cup when I wake up in the … more
Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, will be the featured speaker for Barton College’s inaugural Interfaith Leadership Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The topic of his lecture … more
ELM CITY — Tonya Hines wasn’t sure how she was going to cut up the large trees blown down in her yard by the tornado that touched down Monday. “I am wondering how am I going to get this out … more
After receiving approval Wednesday from the city council, Wilson is set to begin providing wastewater treatment services for the town of Saratoga. “The town of Saratoga is currently not being … more
Wilson County farmers may qualify for Farm Service Agency emergency loans after President Trump declared a major disaster in the state due to Hurricane Florence. On Monday, 10 North Carolina … more
From hot meals and cold drinks to hygiene items, cleaning supplies and air mattresses, Wilsonians are pitching in with a variety of efforts to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Florence. Crystal … more
Police say a Wilson woman who claimed her car had been stolen was behind the wheel when it struck and severely injured a pedestrian early this month. Benita L. Batts, 44, of 306 Park Ave., was … more
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