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The fifth edition of Eyes on Main Street’s kickoff will headline a weekend of art-centric events in Wilson. The Wilson outdoor photo festival will share Saturday with the second annual … more
Richard Green of Wilson has received a unique full-scholarship opportunity for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 1047 of Wilson and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program administered by the … more
Senate Education Committee co-chairman Rick Horner, R-Nash, participated in a rural education roundtable April 11 with state Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and Sens. Jim Perry, R-Lenoir, … more
Barton College will hold its annual spring E.G. Purcell Jr. Bible Conference Lecture and Thedford G. and Woodrow W. Sprinkle Lecture on Saturday during the 171st Regional Assembly of the Christian … more
The Zerbini Family Circus will be performing shows Friday and Saturday at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. “This circus has been around for over 80 years. It originally came over from Europe,” … more
A 22-year-old faces multiple attempted murder charges in connection to a February shooting on Kenan Street. Police arrested Tyrin Devon Alston early Wednesday morning on 10 counts of attempted … more
Strawberry-picking season kicks off Saturday at the Deans Farm Market Spring Fling. “The berries are really prime now, nice, large, sweet berries,” said James Sharp of Deans Farm Market. … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation, CSX Corp. and Carolinas Gateway Partnership held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Carolina Connector intermodal … more
The late Sallie B. Howard will be honored in a student art show this afternoon at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education. “This year our theme is celebrating the legacy of Ms. Sallie … more
Officials and community stakeholders gathered Wednesday to celebrate the lives changed as a result of the Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson Reentry Council program. They also recognized those who work each day … more
SELMA — Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said Thursday no charges have been filed in a collision between two fuel transport trucks that occurred near the intersection of U.S. 301 and U.S. 70 in Selma around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. more
Food distribution set for today PRINCEVILLE — The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and Draughn Family Foundation will hold a food distribution at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at Princeville … more
Police are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting that injured a man in the Pizza Hut parking lot. Around 10:48 a.m., officers responded to the 1702 Glendale Drive restaurant regarding a person … more
The North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution, an organization that promotes fellowship among Revolutionary War descendants, has selected Renny Taylor as the Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American … more
BAILEY — The town of Bailey has been awarded a number of grants to make inroads toward lifting its 16-year sewer moratorium. But one of those grants is now in jeopardy due to contractors’ failure … more
For the last three years, Jimena Cabrera has looked through the camera viewfinder composing photographs of her hometown of Wilson. The fifth-grader from Wells Elementary School is one of nearly … more
Police are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting that injured a man in the Pizza Hut parking lot. Around 10:48 a.m., officers responded to the 1702 Glendale Drive restaurant regarding a person … more
The owner of historic downtown Wilson’s newest restaurant plans to put an international twist on breakfast, lunch and dinner. “Downtown has hundreds of workers between BB&T, the … more
“Being a teacher is being a superhero. The kids think you can walk on water, pick up mountains and move them around because they have this genuine pure interest in whatever you have to say. If you … more
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