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BAILEY — Officer Grace Kane has been named the town’s Police Officer of the Year. “Everyone I asked about it said it should be Kane,” Chief Steve Boraski said when presenting the honor … more
Wilson County Schools has contracted a research group from N.C. State University to look at a wide range of indicators to generate forecast trends in enrollment and school needs over the next decade. … more
The decision by Truist Financial Corp. to delay a name change for the bulk of its branches until at least August 2021 could become a legal liability in fending off a trademark-infringement lawsuit by … more
Officials spent 2019 planning to transform the southwest corner of Raleigh Road Parkway’s intersection with Airport Boulevard. Now construction crews are hard at work to bring the plans for new … more
Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a hotel parking lot early Sunday morning. Officers responded to a 2:06 a.m. shots-fired call at Days Inn on Tarboro Street. When officers … more
Organ recital scheduled A celebration organ recital at First Baptist Church with multiple local organists will be Ssheld at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. The program is free and open to the … more
Wilson Community College will host a dozen black leaders for the “Be Inspired” Black History Month Leader Success Panel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the DelMastro Auditorium. The WCC … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Armorock LLC, the world’s largest manufacturer of polymer concrete structures, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Edgecombe County, creating 55 jobs, Gov. Roy Cooper … more
Police are investigating cases where two homes were struck by gunfire Friday. Officers responded to a 10:08 p.m. shots-fired call in the 2800 block of Daisy Lane. When officers arrived, they … more
A small but growing number of Wilson residents continue to call for the county to become a Second Amendment sanctuary. Michael McCroskey started a Facebook petition group earlier this month … more
The North Carolina Democratic Party filed an ethics complained against U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis last week, claiming he improperly used his office to support his reelection. Tillis “tried to cash … more
Two days after winning $100,000 on a scratch-off ticket, Rachel Broadwater of Wilson says she’s “still in shock.” Broadwater’s win came Saturday when she tried her luck with a $20 ticket … more
Did you know that Wilson Community College has a culinary arts program? In fact, the culinary arts program enrollment has doubled over the last three years. And we recently revamped our program to … more
Authorities were investigating a bomb threat made against a Wilson business Monday afternoon — the third at that location in a week. Officials were called to Collins Aerospace at 4200 … more
Watson Electrical apprentice Timothy Amerson has come a long way since being hired in May 2015. A Wilson native, Amerson joined Watson Electrical a few years after leaving the U.S. Army, where he … more
On two tables set up in front of the Wilson County Courthouse, Gregory Boseman had free T-shirts to give away. They were in green, gray, blue, yellow and orange, and each one had a message — … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Armorock LLC, the world’s largest manufacturer of polymer concrete structures, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Edgecombe County, creating 55 jobs, Gov. Roy … more
A Wilson native’s initiative to connect students with college and work opportunities is growing, with plans to offer two $500 scholarships at a career fair scheduled in May. D’metrius Dew … more
When Amanda Metts arrives at her office in the mornings, she turns on her computer and then gets moving. Metts has a standing desk and a walking treadmill underneath her desk. Instead of sitting … more
The head of Wilson Energy testified earlier this month before a congressional committee in hopes of protecting natural gas customers across the country. Director Rich Worsinger represented the … more
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