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Norris Parker’s daughter had been accepted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a biology major. At a student orientation day, the students were asked to stand according to … more
Authorities allege a Wilson pastor enticed a 16-year-old girl to create child pornography for more than a year. Wilson police charged 33-year-old Daniel Franklin Heath, an associate pastor at … more
The Zebulon Times and the Southern Nash News print edition will merge with Wilson Times Co. publications, announced Mark Cone, the founder of both titles and president of Cone Publications. The … more
Two areas used for open space near Toisnot Park are one step closer to being rezoned as such after a short Tuesday planning board meeting. The city of Wilson owns 1422 Corbett Ave. and 3815 Ward … more
Authorities are searching for a person who robbed First Citizens Bank on Raleigh Road Parkway at gunpoint Wednesday morning. Police said the robber, who wore a white mask, pink coat and appeared … more
Jeff Bost has eight ancestors who fought for the Confederacy including his great-great-great grandfather, who joined the Tennessee infantry at age 52. “He had to have been a pretty tough old … more
Wilson County Schools and Wilson Community College presented their annual budgets to county commissioners Tuesday night. School officials also gave commissioners updates on current capital … more
A fifth suspect faces charges including murder in connection to the March 25 killing of a man on Stadium Street. Police arrested and charged 17-year-old Ty’Quan Moore of Wilson with … more
Wilson’s Small Business Leader of the Year was recognized Wednesday for his work in the community as much as his efforts in the courtroom. “I was doing research on the history of BB&T, and … more
Jose Pabon, facility manager at Smithfield Foods, stands by the booth at the Wilson Heart Walk held at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in April. Smithfield Foods' facility in Wilson recently … more
As long as a stationary front remains in place, pleasant and stable weather is expected this week under partly cloudy skies, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's … more
Anne Boyette Liles was honored Sunday with the lifetime membership award from the Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church Women’s Auxiliary. Liles has attended Marsh Swamp her entire life, joining … more
Friday night movies return this week to the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park with a mix of animated and live-action films for people of all ages. This week’s movie will include a special feature … more
National retailers with Wilson locations say they’re committed to helping local kids as well as those across the country. U.S. Cellular recently launched the fifth year of the Community … more
Wilson Fire/Rescue Services is inviting the community to an open house and dedication ceremony this Friday for the department’s newest ladder truck. Attendees will get a chance to ceremonially … more
The West Nash United Methodist Church summer reading camp has been selected to receive a $135,000 grant to be dispersed over three years by the Duke Endowment’s summer literacy initiative. The … more
Two overdoses in March led Wilson police to nearly a kilo of cocaine and two drug trafficking arrests this week. Authorities arrested 42-year-old Christina Claxton and her son, 17-year-old … more
The Wilson AARP Chapter 4141 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9 at Something Different Restaurant, 3342 Airport Blvd. A program on issues related to services for older adults will be presented. … more
County commissioners unanimously approved the reauthorization of incentive grants for downtown development during a Monday night meeting. The city/county policy was adopted five years ago, and … more
Barnes Metalcrafters only moved a couple of miles, but the metal fabricator’s new facility is more than three times the size and offers much more. “The old facility was 7,000 square feet with … more
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