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My wife is a savior. Oh, now don’t get me wrong; I’m not talking about some kind of Messianic confusion of this life and the next. But I am talking about the same kind of sentiment as in that … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A planned CSX Corp. cargo hub for eastern North Carolina could be in jeopardy, but Gov. Roy Cooper and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield say they’ll keep pressing the railroad to invest … more
The Wilson Police Department kicked off Operation Safe Travels Thursday, in the wake of an increase in traffic fatalities here. In a news release, Capt. Kendra Howell said motor vehicle collisions … more
Leaders from the public and private sector converged on the Edna Boykin Cultural Center Wednesday for the second Gig East conference focusing on technology … more
“Do you have 10 minutes to help save a life?” If you plan to attend the N.C. Whirligig Festival this weekend, you may be asked that question by members of the Rotary Club of Greater Wilson … more
Wilson got a good look at the very near future Thursday with the grand opening of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Cars lined the streets and filled parking lots as hundreds of people flocked downtown to see Wilson’s newest, free city park. Families set up folding chairs and spread out blankets under the shadow of the whirligigs and listened … more
NASHVILLE — A Nash County Detention Center inmate died Tuesday night after suffering a fatal heart attack, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday. Detention officers initiated lifesaving measures … more
The following Wilson Christian Academy students were recognized for academic excellence during the first quarter. Principal’s List Sixth Grade Abby Babcock, Isabella Barnes, McKenzie … more
Three Wilson County churches will serve as drop-off sites for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift project this month, along with churches in Bailey and Tarboro. Area residents will … more
The following students were recognized for academic excellence during the first quarter at Community Christian School. Administrator’s List Sixth Grade Tori Joyner Seventh … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities charged six people with impaired driving and recorded a total of 79 traffic and criminal violations in a checkpoint campaign Saturday. Traffic checkpoints were held … more
A former Southern Nash High School teacher and coach faces statutory rape and sex offense charges after Raleigh police say he had an intimate relationship with a female student. Joshua Thomas … more
Charitable gifts totaled $1.2 million at the 2017 United Way of Wilson County campaign report luncheon held Wednesday. Judi Thurston, executive director of the United Way of Wilson County, said … more
GREENVILLE — Authorities searched roadways and railways. They called family members; canvassed neighborhoods. Dive teams searched various bodies of water. Others searched vacant buildings, … more
Henry Walston hopes the wind is blowing this afternoon. He wants the whirligigs to turn in the wind and put on a show for the big grand opening. The ribbon will be cut at the Vollis Simpson … more
The Wilson NAACP branch will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St. Church plans yard sale fundraiser St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1008 E. Nash St., will … more
Rhonda Nixon carried a sign with an important message. “Love Should Not Hurt. Someone is beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S. Take action now.” Nixon was one of 50 local residents, mostly … more
Whirligigs, birds and landscapes are just a few of the designs recently painted onto rocks of varying sizes and shapes … more
The driver of a fuel tanker was hospitalized Tuesday morning after the big rig went through a guardrail and down a steep embankment on U.S. 264 West. Michael Manning, 36, of Kinston, was driving … more
RALEIGH — A drug dealer’s stiff sentence in connection to a Wilson man’s death could be a bellwether in the federal government’s response to the opioid … more
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