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Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Paris Ritz” by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen … more
It will be six indoor courts of dinking and dunking March 21 when Wilson Parks and Recreation and Wilson City Little League host the Wilson Luncheon Lions Club Recreational Pickleball … more
Creators Syndicate has begun distributing a weekly political column written by Corey Friedman, editor of The Wilson Times and executive editor for Restoration NewsMedia. The column will appear in … more
Barton College named 59 students to the president’s list and 340 students to the dean’s list for the fall semester. President’s list students compiled a perfect 4.0 GPA; dean’s list students … more
In the N.C. House of Representatives District 24 race, Democratic incumbent Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield faces challenger John G. McNeil. In an effort to provide readers some background on the … more
When people talk about the winds of change, they probably don’t mean precisely what happened on a recent Friday. With wind gusting all day long, the Lutheran pastor from Rocky Mount called to … more
Markayla Smith is getting a second chance at her education in an unlikely place — the Wilson County Detention Center. The 20-year-old uses a tablet to complete online coursework that will help … more
Yesterday, I posted a picture of myself on Facebook while I was waiting at the doctor’s office. Before your mind goes to a place that is quite unappealing, the picture was a simple selfie of me … more
If ever there has been an American who represented the pulse of the country, who understood behavior and motivation of people, who taught about struggles and victory and love, it is Maya … more
Three students overcame a major technical hurdle last week when their anti-drowning device successfully texted 911. Lydia Denton, Astrid Santamaria and Lily Phat, all students at Sallie B. Howard … more
Tripp Vaughan of Vaughan’s Jewelers presents a Vahan bracelet to Lynne White, executive director of Wesley Shelter for the upcoming “In it to Win It." The gold and sterling diamond … more
NEW BERN — Noble Christopher C. Boykin from the Wilson County Shrine Club was appointed as the Sudan Shriners’ marshal. Newly elected Sudan Potentate Illustrious Sir Allen R. … more
Wilson’s tourism leaders on Tuesday jumped at the opportunity to promote the county’s agricultural assets as part of a statewide app. “This is a really good thing,” said Rob Boyette, … more
PIKEVILLE — Authorities have filed murder charges against a man accused of killing a woman and her unborn child. James Isaac Jones Jr., 34, of 304 Sweeten Branch Drive northwest of Pikeville, is … more
The following Wilson Community College students enrolled during the 2019 fall semester received the president’s list or dean’s list honor. President’s List To be eligible for the … more
A sluggish start to early voting Thursday was slowed further when the area was hit with a deluge of rain, but officials are hoping residents head to the polls leading up to the March 3 … more
Neighborhood group meets Saturday The Old Wilson Neighbors Association will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Wilson Visitors Center, 209 Broad St. W. Members will discuss neighborhood … more
SIMS — A couple faces arson charges in connection to a Wednesday single-wide mobile home fire. Wilson County sheriff’s detectives arrested 22-year-old Jessica Lynn Ray of Bailey and … more
It was a Valentine assembly line at St. Therese Catholic Church on Thursday as members of the Kneedy Gals poured batter into tins to bake a few hundred cupcakes for residents of the Wilson House … more
State Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, right, speaks to attendees during a free community breakfast and town hall meeting Friday. Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, is running in the Democratic primary for … more
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