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Blake Davenport, owner of Gallery of Flowers in Wilson, was in his "Dr. Love" outfit Thursday as he readied roses in a cooler for Valentine's Day. The business on Airport Road expects to deliver … more
Gov. Roy Cooper honored Black History Month on Tuesday by recognizing African American education leaders from across the state for their many accomplishments that have helped move North Carolina … more
Special Olympics Wilson County hosted its annual basketball competition with 170 athletes participating in individual skills and team games. The two-day event was held last month at the Recreation … 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 … more
A man faces multiple charges after police say he sexually assaulted a minor over the course of several years. On Monday, officials arrested 25-year-old Louis I. Deschamps of Wilson on charges of … more
Two Wilson businesses, including a new downtown shop, will be among the seven startups participating in the inaugural cohort for the Riot Accelerator Program launching later this month. “We were … more
The Wilson community showed its love to others Wednesday and headed out to support a cause to benefit those in need. Hope Station held its first “Share Your Heart Food and Paper Drive” in the … more
The Golden Leaf Community College Scholarships for the spring semester have been awarded to seven Wilson Community College students: Florisela Gutierrez Alcantar, Jessmin Evans, Katherine … more
Firefighters from the Rock Ridge Volunteer Fire Department assisted firefighters from the Sims VFD and Bailey VFD in putting out a fire at the 6200 block of Main Street in Sims Wednesday. Assistant Chief … more
Annie Harris is seated holding her great-great-grandson, Kyson Jones. Also in this five-generation picture are her great-granddaughter, Kenya Harris; her son, Benjamin; and her two oldest … more
The recent discovery of a missing woman’s body has given hope to the family of a man who’s been missing for more than a decade. Travis Lamont Lynch vanished on Christmas Eve 2003. His … more
Police nabbed a suspect accused of breaking into a convenience store and taking the cash registers with him. Officials charged 36-year-old Travis S. Battle of Wilson in connection to the Monday … more
Pro Music Conservatory, a nonprofit community school in Wilson now in its second decade, will hold its fourth annual “Name That Tune!” fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29, starting at 6 p.m. Six … more
MIDDLESEX — The town board on Monday night approved a federal grant request for nearly $150,000 in public works equipment. Mayor Lu Harvey Lewis said the town might not receive the entire … more
LUCAMA—Installation of a lighted emergency exit sign appears to be a solution to an occupancy limit issue at the Lucama branch of the Wilson County Public Library. Some Lucama residents were … more
The city of Wilson, Wilson County and local service organizations are coordinating to make sure that this year’s census counts all residents. At stake is about $675 billion in federal funds, … more
A whim led a local businessman to turn a well-known hobby shop into a mecca for deals on quality appliances. “I was driving by one day and saw it was up for auction, so I decided to put in a … more
MIDDLESEX — The town board on Monday night approved a federal grant request for nearly $150,000 in public works equipment. Mayor Lu Harvey Lewis said the town might not receive the entire amount, but the board is asking for what the town needs... more
FREMONT — Music and dance will resonate at the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site during a free program celebrating Black History Month from 2:30-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. … more
Police are searching for a Wilson man wanted in connection to a Saturday stabbing that sent another man to the hospital. Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 39-year-old Anthony … more
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