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Jacob Thomason of the Elm City 4-H Club looks at his chicken being readied for today's auction and sale at the Wilson County Fair. Some 48 children ages 5 to 18 have raised chickens from 1 day old in … more
Cocoa is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Cocoa is as sweet and happy as they come, writes Dawn Tucker, adoption coordinator at For the Love of Dogs. She's 12 years … more
After nearly a week of weather influenced by Hurricane Florence, Wilson County returns to normal Tuesday through Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Mayor Bruce Rose, center, reads a proclamation recognizing Monday as Constitution Day in the city of Wilson following the Daughters of the American Revolution Thomas Hadley Chapter's annual … more
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office officials are on the scene in Elm City, where a tornado apparently touched down this morning just after 7 a.m. Reporter Drew Wilson is in the town limits of Elm … more
Thanks to Hurricane Florence, the opening of next week’s Wilson County Fair is delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think this is the best scenario for … more
The heaviest rain today will remain south of Wilson County, according to James Morrow, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh. But we can still get 1 to 2 inches of rain through … more
Aside from a few downed trees, Wilson saw little wind damage from Hurricane Florence on Friday. The strong breezes … more
Hurricane Florence's outer bands have arrived in eastern North Carolina, and Wilson can expect heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds overnight and during the day Friday, Albert Thomas Jr. … more
Weather permitting, the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter plans to mark Constitution Day with a bell-ringing ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at the Wilson County … more
Emergency officials are urging residents to use common sense as Hurricane Florence hits the area and once the skies clear. “This is a dangerous storm, and it can still kill you,” said Gordon … more
Walter H. Godwin Jr., presiding July 16 • Alisha Tomlinson, pleaded guilty to possess drug paraphernalia, 45 days Wilson County Jail suspended 12 months, court costs, $540 attorney fees, lab … more
SARATOGA — It’s all hands on deck at Old Saratoga this week. The water company in Saratoga is at peak production bottling gallon and 5-gallon containers of water from the Black Creek … more
One of the things I like best about living in a small town is that people tend to be kind, generous and … more
During past storms, Giselle Sanchez’s home has been threatened with downed trees and floodwaters, so as Hurricane Florence churned toward Wilson, she headed to the shelter at Fike High … more
The Arts Council of Wilson's new board of directors includes, seated, from right, Michelle Manavi, Yolanda Taylor, Rebecca Coulter, Mary Sargent, Beth Searcy, Lee Davis-Skinner, Marcia Williamson, … more
MIDDLESEX — Town commissioners announced Monday evening that Middlesex has received a grant award letter for the Rural Ready Sites Grant Fund, which will allow officials to complete the Middlesex … more
For Edward Rackley of Nashville, a stop at a McDonald’s drive-thru to pick up dinner for his kids led to more than a fast food takeaway. Rackley, who works in the fencing business, stopped by … more
Area animal rescues have jumped into action, preparing for the worst and urging residents to do the same. “Please go ahead and act on the front end of this storm and get to a pet-friendly hotel … more
STANTONSBURG — Sights and sounds of Hurricane Hazel are seared into Annie Doris Joyner’s memory. That’s one reason the 76-year-old Stantonsburg resident will be leaving her flood-prone … more
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