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Every year there are 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses, but an upcoming course for restaurant workers at the N.C. Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County hopes to limit the incidents … more
AgCarolina Farm Credit has awarded a combined $24,750 in scholarship funds to 24 high school and college students, including recipients from Wilson County. Recipients of the $1,000 at-large … more
Emergency responders on Saturday recovered the body of a Wilson man who drowned in a storm-churned Lake Wilson last week. Sgt. Steve Stroud of the Wilson Police Department said 32-year-old Jeremy … more
Lately, I have been expending a great deal of time, energy and creativity putting together very concise events geared primarily for children. In the process, I have had reiterated a lesson I had … more
Last summer I attended an outdoor wedding at a beautiful, restored 19th-century home in Edgecombe County. The owners of the home, the bride’s grandparents, had worked on the home for years, keeping … more
WILLIAM BREWER On Nov. 20, 1769, Burwell Brewer of Halifax County sold William Brewer of Johnston County for 110 Proclamation Money 325 acres “on the back side of the falls of Nuce River” … more
After a waterlogged week in Wilson, rain chances will drop, the sun will come out and temperatures will rise, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast … more
James K. Roberson, presiding June 4, 2018 session * Shebrail Evans, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor larceny, 45 days Wilson County Jail suspended 24 months, court costs, 72 hours community … more
The following deed transfers for the week of July 23-27, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds office: From Michael R. Lancaster, executor, Barbara Bass Lancaster estate, … more
Three newcomers, all parents of school-age children, will be seeking a single seat on the Wilson County Board of Education. All hope to fill the District 7 Wilson County school board seat being vacated by incumbent Robin Flinn, who did not file to run for re-election. Rhyan Breen, Stephanie Cyrus and Wayne Willingham have signed up to run for the seat. The filing period closed Friday. … more
The newly formed Wilson County Beekeepers Association received its charter from the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association on Thursday. “It’s very important for Wilson County because it … more
Father Jeffrey Bowker’s dad was an electrician and his heavenly father is the ultimate carpenter, so it is fitting the latest head of St. Therese Catholic Church hopes to build the church and grow … more
Daniels Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 4828 Frank Price Church Road, will have Christmas in August for missions beginning with a yard sale behind the church at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. Barbecue … more
A Wilson man will spend nearly four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug and gun charges in connection to a high-speed chase and drug bust in July 2017. Chief U.S. District Court … more
Rhett may have lost a step or two, but his drive for police work is still as strong as when he his paw first touched pavement as a Wilson police K-9 in 2011. The 10-year-old German shepherd … more
Tuesday was the first day of school for more than 1,000 children at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education. It didn’t matter what grade you were in — chances are, you spent a fair … more
Police have identified a Wilson man who is thought to have drowned at Lake Wilson on Wednesday. Jeremy M. Tyler, 32, has been the subject of a search ever since he jumped into the lake near the … more
STANTONSBURG — Officers have seized more than 2 pounds of high-grade marijuana in what Police Chief Orlando Rosario called Stantonsburg’s biggest pot bust in recent memory. “It’s probably … more
Chef Peter Spear, the culinary instructor at Wilson Community College, has received the prestigious Presidential Medallion from the American Culinary Federation. The organization, largest in the … more
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