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Outside, the sun was shining and life was carrying on as normal, but inside the conference center at Haw River State Park recently, it was another story. Emergency personnel spent four days … more
The owners of a shuttered cab company cite city regulations as the cause of a closure that has left taxi coverage in Wilson to one company. “They said we had to have a third shift, but we … more
ELM CITY — Two unrelated incidents within a week involving students with knives at Elm City Middle School have resulted in juvenile charges. Principal Will Pope sent a message about the … more
Andrew Pate and Auston Dew might be from two different barns, but their enthusiasm for livestock is the same. The two 4-Hers reported to the Wilson County Agribusiness Committee Wednesday about … more
Wilson Republicans are encouraged to start their weekend at the annual county GOP convention. The free event will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wilson County Courthouse where legislators and … more
GOLDSBORO — Authorities charged a North Carolina man this week with molesting and sexually abusing a young girl in Wayne County over a seven-year span. Sheriff’s deputies charged 44-year-old … more
Wilson’s Shane Dinan has gone from graduate school to under the sea for the Rocky Mount production of “Disney’s Little Mermaid.” The musical is presented by the Imperial Center for the Arts … more
Police are investigating a shooting that left a Wilson man injured Tuesday evening. Shortly before 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to Wilson Medical Center regarding a person who had been shot. … more
Registered nurses with associate degrees will have a clearer path to earning their bachelor’s at Barton College or one of nine other private North Carolina colleges. Under a new agreement … more
Adam Gelo of Elm City has received his master’s of science degree in management and leadership from Western Governors University, according to a news release. The university held its 64th … more
State health officials have seen a recent uptick in emergency room visits across the state in relation to people using cannabidiol oil or a similar product in electronic cigarettes and vaporizing … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed a woman with local ties to the N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences Advisory Commission. Brenda Hill Pollard, who is from the Kenly area and now lives in … more
Police are investigating a weekend shooting that left one man injured. Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to the 1100 block of Arrington Avenue in reference to a person who had … more
Officials say a Tennessee-based tobacco company will be opening a manufacturing operation in Wilson. Wind River Tobacco Co. plans to hire 53 employees with an average salary of $35,472, according … more
A new farmworker safety and health educator position will be added to the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County. The announcement was made Monday during the Cooperative … more
After two years of success in Knightdale, a Hunt High graduate is opening a second hair salon in her hometown. Toya Edwards founded Dior’s House of Weave about two years ago, but the time has … more
WALSTONBURG — Organizers of next month’s Proud to Be an American Day are seeking sponsorships and donations to make the patriotic festival memorable in its 10th year. American Legion Post 332 … more
BAILEY — Lisa Langley, a fifth-grade math and science teacher at Bailey Elementary School, has been named the state’s elementary conservation education teacher of the year. Langley received … more
The Wilson Ski and Outdoor group will meet Wednesday, March 7 at Fiesta Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 3711 Peppermill Drive, with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m. and a meeting at 7 p.m. For more … more
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