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STANTONSBURG — A suspicious package that was left on a church’s front steps caused a four-and a half-hour disruption of homecoming activities Sunday. According to Chief Orlando Rosario of the … more
Voting machines, voting carrels, printers and laptops were distributed Monday to 24 polling places in Wilson County in preparation for Tuesday’s midterm election. “They are hustling,” said … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult fiction “Amish Celebrations” by Beth Wiseman “Boardwalk Summer” by Meredith Jaeger “Bookshop of Yesterdays” … more
On Thursday night, Gail Baker walked out of the back door of the Wilson County Schools bus garage, expecting to walk into the back door of school bus 222, walk up its narrow aisle and renew her … more
The Fike High School class of 1968 held its 50th reunion Oct. 13 at the Wilson Elks Lodge. Classmates attending included, front row, from left, seated: Dalton Woodard, Danny Best, Lynn Daniell, Lenox … more
The Wilson Education Partnership sponsored a career fair last week at Beddingfield High School. Representatives from S.T. Wooten, 3C Fixtures and Wilson Community College spoke to automotive and … more
Wilson County Schools announced Monday afternoon that the football season is over for varsity teams from Fike and Hunt after a postgame altercation between players from both teams at Hunt on Nov. … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Oct. 22-26, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From John B. Farmer Jr. and Johanna B. Farmer to William … more
Every morning Manaces Flores-Bravo drops off his children at school. But before he goes to work, the father makes another stop — to … more
Under sunny skies, mild temperatures and plenty of breeze, tens of thousands of people descended on downtown Wilson for the North Carolina Whirligig Festival on Saturday and Sunday. People shopped … more
Miriam Moore Dunn, beloved teacher and mentor to dozens of local people, died at the age of 91 on Oct. 20, 2018. “Mickey” Dunn, as she was affectionately called, taught Spanish, English, … more
It’s a big weekend in Wilson as people from around the region make their way downtown for the N.C. Whirligig Festival. Crowd estimates from last year topped 50,000, according to the festival’s … more
After significant debate and discussion Thursday morning, Wilson councilmen opted to instruct staff to negotiate with a developer interested in connecting to the sewer system despite not being in the … more
SARATOGA — Saratoga Original Free Will Baptist Church, 6801 N.C. 222 East, will hold its annual harvest day on Saturday, Nov. 3 beginning with applejacks for $2 each available at 8 a.m. Barbecue … more
Last Sunday’s sermon time was a somber and sobering experience considering it was Reformation Sunday, one of the big celebration Sundays for Lutherans. The context of the message was posited in a … more
Two teens who were arrested in the shooting death of 16-year-old Luis Flores-Bravo now face charges in an unrelated armed robbery. The latest charges against 18-year-old Keydrick R. Parker and … more
Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Refuge Trinity — Elm City Refuge Trinity Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 … more
The Community Soup Kitchen of Wilson County received a ton of blessings Friday thanks to Greenfield School students. The seventh-and-eighth graders spent three weeks collecting roughly 2,000 … more
Stormclouds should clear just in time for the N.C. Whirligig Festival on Saturday, and skies are expected to remain bright through the weekend with daytime highs in the mid-60s. A warm front … more
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