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WHITAKERS — Two Rocky Mount men are accused of stealing a farm truck, ditching it after employees gave chase, stealing another car and running away from sheriff’s deputies on … more
The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter has presented Youth Citizenship Awards to 18 Wilson County fifth graders. Public and private schools select the honorees, and … more
Chick-fil-A of Wilson is once again celebrating owner/operator Christy Proctor’s birthday by helping area children. Bucks for Backpacks is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the … more
The Wilson County Tax Department will make a temporary move starting Wednesday due to renovations. Tax department services will move to the fourth floor of the Nash Street Office Building … more
After nearly 30 years of leading people in both the military and in business, CEO of Peak Demand Jon Rennie decided to write a book about leadership. “I continue to be concerned with the state … more
Greenfield School students Lydia Denton and Bethany Denton received first and second place in the “I’m the Teacher Now” national competition from the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and … more
Police have obtained arrest warrants for two men following a weekend fight at Da Bayou restaurant in downtown Wilson. According to police reports, officers responded to the 124 Barnes St. eatery … more
The Wilson Housing Authority needed a new sign for its Nash Street office building. It needed the sign to be fresh, bold and blend in with the changing atmosphere of downtown Wilson while still … more
The Eastern District of the Funeral Directors and Morticians Association of North Carolina recently held its annual Community Service Awards Banquet in Greenville. The purpose is to honor residents … more
Boys Scout Troop 8 helped veterans place flags on headstones at Rest Haven Cemetery for Memorial Day.   more
Property tax rates across Wilson County towns are staying the same, except for a 5 cent increase in Elm City and 3 cents more in Sims. “Due to the town’s loss of $4 million in tax levy from … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “Anna of Kleve, the Princess in the Portrait: A Novel” by Alison Weir “Before We were Strangers” by Brenda … more
A local fisherman thought he reeled in a turtle shell until he turned it over in his hand to find himself staring into the empty eye sockets of a human skull. Nearly 25 years later, the identity … more
With two young kids and a third on the way, Marqkeys Davis hopes his bid for mayor of Wilson will inspire others to reach for the stars. “Why should I run for mayor? Why not?” the 26-year-old … more
Vicki Parks has assumed the role of chief operating officer at Wilson Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint hospital, effective May 13. “Vicki has the skills and expertise we need to help us fulfill our vision of making certain Wilson Medical Center is a place where patients choose to come for … more
The Charles H. Darden High School Alumni Association, Inc. celebrated its 48th anniversary during the Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26. Almost 2,500 Trojans clad in royal blue and white or clothing … more
More than 700 students at Wilson County Schools’ traditional high schools graduated Saturday during a full day of commencement exercises at Fike, Hunt and Beddingfield. Hunt had the most … more
CASTALIA — State troopers say four people were killed when a small private airplane crashed Friday afternoon in rural Nash County. The N.C. Highway Patrol identified the victims as … more
The greater Wilson area is in for a damp weekend due to multiple complex weather systems bringing a steady stream of moisture, Al Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
The Wilson County Board of Elections will hold an educational seminar about voter photo identification requirements at 2 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilson County Board of Elections … more
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