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Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details regarding sexual abuse and child pornography. Reader discretion is advised. A 27-year-old man will spend more than two decades in prison in … more
Wilson AARP chapter to meet The Wilson AARP Chapter will meet at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at Something Different Cafe & Catering, 3342 Airport Blvd. Molly Westmoreland, director of the … more
N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland has been a part of several recent economic development announcements in Wilson, and later this month … more
The final step to converting stretches of Tarboro and Pine streets downtown to two-way traffic will kick off in late March. “The conversion affects Tarboro Street from Hines to Vance, and Pine … more
Wilsonians are noticing a familiar name on campaign signs dotting city roadsides, but it’s a case of mistaken identity. The Allen Thomas running for lieutenant governor is a Hoke County … more
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Family Dollar on Thursday. Officials responded to a 7:04 p.m. call to the Family Dollar at 4800 Ward Blvd. Employees told police that a … more
Wilson is using technology, some engineering and old-fashioned public education in hopes of tackling localized flooding and other stormwater issues. “In a hurricane, you will get some sort of … more
Did you know that the American Sign Language Interpreter Education Program at Wilson Community College is one of only a handful of interpreter education programs in the North Carolina Community … more
Cucalorus is accepting submissions for the fourth annual Tarheel Shorties Film Festival taking place Friday, May 8, in Wilson. North Carolina filmmakers are encouraged to apply, especially … more
Although the names of four candidates will appear on the Republican primary ballot March 3 for the U.S. House District 1 seat, only three — Sandy Smith, Michele Nix and Ethan Baca — are actively … more
The Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House and African American Museum has special events planned and newly installed displays in time for Black History Month. Standing in front of the new “Veterans … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “Beloved Hope” by Tracie Peterson “The Patient One” by Shelley Shepard Gray “Tularosa” by Michael … more
When the new Barton College Pep Band held its orientation, the director went to the dictionary to help the group understand its purpose. “When I looked up the word ‘pep,’ it is both a noun … more
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runners Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg beat back a barrage of attacks during a debate as rivals raised persistent questions about their … more
RALEIGH — Alice Scott received high praise as she accepted the Excellence in Agriculture Award Friday at “Breakfast with the Commisioner” held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds’ … more
FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan — A Tefe, Amazon, Brazil native, Wilson resident and Commander Submarine Group 7’s Sailor of the Year is currently serving in Yokosuka, Japan. Yeoman 1st Class … more
I came to Wilson in 2015 to be the pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church. I had interviewed earlier in the year in response to the congregation’s request for pastoral leadership in what many would … more
Every generation has its trailblazers, its gifted politicians, its builders and shakers, its artists and poets; every generation has its wise people, thinkers and philosophers. We rely on all these … more
A Wilson man serving life in prison after pleading guilty to strangling two elderly women in 1985 is being considered for parole. Donald Ray Howard has served 32 years of a life sentence plus 50 … more
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