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The Wilson Housing Authority and the students of Keith Hobgood’s Wilson Community College welding class have teamed up to construct metal railings for a ramp for a disabled resident in the housing … more
Customers walked up and down the crowded aisles at Rummage Warehouse Thursday morning searching for treasures. They picked up dinner plates and turned them over to read … more
A Wilson County man died Friday night after his minivan veered into the oncoming lane of N.C. 42 and collided head-on … more
When Erin Day was in middle school she told her mother, “I think you might have a problem.” … more
Jan Wunsch had his Fuji camera in tow as he explored Wilson this month and got to know some of the residents. Wunsch, who is from the Czech Republic, is the inaugural artist-in-residence for Eyes on Main Street, Wilson’s annual outdoor photography festival. Although this is the first time the 26-year-old has been in the United States, he has traveled much of the world in the last four or five years as a freelance photographer. … more
A Wilson County man died Friday night after his minivan veered into the oncoming lane of N.C. 42 and collided head-on with an SUV. Jose Luis Ayungua, 46, of Donna Court north of Kenly, was driving a 2001 Chrysler van that struck a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 25-year-old Shanquita Lavender of Kenly, according to Trooper D.C. Harrell of the North Carolina Highway Patrol. … more
Patrons line up outside the Wilson Theater in 1951 to see “The Blue Veil” starring Jane Wyman, Audrey Totter, Charles Laughton, Joan Blondell and Agnes Moorehead. The Wilson Times is publishing … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Sept 11-Sept 15, 2017 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Amy M. Webb to Nimmo Stevens Bankhead, 5323 Lakehaven … more
Lucama United Methodist Church put together 55 back-to-school baskets for all of the teachers and staff (including bus drivers, cafeteria, office, custodial, teacher assistants and special area … more
The Gentlemen's Agreement, Wilson's celebrated youth mentoring program, has received a $42,000 grant from the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. In an event Tuesday night, … more
Nearly 450 grandparents and close friends smiled and clapped as 210 elementary students circled the auditorium and sang from the heart to celebrate Grandparents Day recently. Guest speaker Charlotte … more
Wilson’s Salvation Army Thrift Store received a much-needed facelift thanks to multiple partners and volunteers who were dedicated to make it happen. Dozens headed out to the store located at … more
For the Love of Dogs owner Max Fitz-Gerald is facing a felony charge in a dispute over two dogs he refuses to return to their owners after providing potentially lifesaving veterinary care. more
Don Oliver was just 2 years old when he had his first encounter with firefighters, but it was a pairing that lasted a lifetime. more
Six months ago, on March 11, I wrote the column that was to be the basis for all my ruminations on Martin Luther, his theological insights and the historical ramifications of his words and actions … more
The country store in the past was an important institution. It was a place to shop, socialize and discuss politics, and it was a place where you never had to introduce yourself. A few … more
Food giveaway planned this morning Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Church holding family and friends day Amazing … more
Wilson Medical Center employees collected canned food, toiletries and household cleaning supplies this week to support the United Way’s food drive. The items were presented to Lt. Jake Laws, far … more
Kasy Hall, from left, with Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Carol Fulghum and Meagan Wooten lead a group of walkers during Saturday’s Wilson County Alzheimer’s NC Walk in downtown Wilson. Organizers … more
Releasing white birds can be inspiring and an expression of deep sentiment during a funeral. White birds have historically been symbolized as love, peace, purity, hope and the soul. It is … more
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