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Wilson police are investigating a Friday night shooting that claimed a teenager’s life. Officers were called to a 9:34 p.m. shooting reported at the Speedway convenience store at 1602 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and found 16-year-old Luiz Bravo of Wilson suffering from a gunshot wound around the corner on Freeman Street, according to police spokesman Sgt. Steve Stroud. … more
Veteran newspaper executive Dave Jones, who worked as a consultant to The Wilson Times for 15 years, died Saturday at age 91. Jones served as a mentor to Times Chairman and CEO Morgan Dickerman in … more
One of the most iconic creations in the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park was taken down for repairs Thursday. The “V. Simpson” whirligig, about 55 feet long, is one of the first whirligigs to be … more
STANTONSBURG — A dimmed headlight led police to cocaine, marijuana, cash and a concealed gun early Saturday, Police Chief Orlando Rosario said. K-9 Officer Terry Williams Jr. stopped a car for a … more
Wilson police are investigating a Friday night shooting that claimed a teenager's life. Officers were called to a 9:34 p.m. shooting reported at the Speedway convenience store at 1602 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and found 16-year-old Luiz Bravo of Wilson suffering from a gunshot wound around the corner on Freeman Street, according to police spokesman Sgt. Steve Stroud. … more
Gardens Alive, the largest nursery and greenhouse operation in Wilson County and the state, is closing. “It definitely hit us out of the blue,” said Russ Schmeiss, general manager of the … more
A new wood-fired pizza restaurant is coming to historic downtown Wilson after a Thursday decision by the city council. The sale of a former service station at 224 Goldsboro St. and redevelopment … more
A Lucama woman will spend more than a decade in a federal prison after prosecutors say she was a part of drug trafficking organization in Wilson and Nash counties. Crystal Marie Pate, 32, was … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A 47-year-old Nash County man faces more than a dozen child pornography charges following a regional investigation, authorities announced Friday. Bruce Jachmann of the 2900 block … more
Kairos Church Ministry, 1003 Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning 8 a.m. Saturday, July 21. Free lunch planned today The Feed My Sheep Meal Ministries of Wilson Chapel Church will … more
When students return to Barton College next month, they will notice considerable changes across campus. Over the summer, extensive renovations to buildings and upgrades to various college facilities … more
Gospel recording artist Calvin Suggs, senior pastor of Miracle Christian Center in Wilson, plans to release the track “Wait On Him” later this month as the debut single from his forthcoming … more
Boy, has it been a long time since the world has had a truly uplifting, real-life story that not only makes us feel good about the human condition, but also in many ways reaffirms the real-life … more
I had looked forward for almost a year to the time I would travel with a friend to the country home of Rose Rhodes, who still lives on the farm that she and her husband bought more than 40 years ago … more
A major change in the summer weather pattern has arrived in the Wilson County region, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Police say a man was injured after a Tuesday shooting on Lodge Street. Authorities responded to Wilson Medical Center around 9:21 p.m. after the victim arrived to be treated for a gunshot wound. … more
After four years at Wilson Medical Center, CEO Bill Caldwell will be heading north for a job within the Duke LifePoint Healthcare network to lead a four-hospital system in Pennsylvania. “I love … more
A popular Wilson eatery has closed, but the owner said he anticipates it reopening soon with new leadership. “I don’t want people to think the restaurant was a failure,” said R&R Oyster … more
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