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Wilson County can expect a typically hot Labor Day weekend with daytime highs ranging from 88 to 92 degrees, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in September's first installment of The Wilson Times … more
The Wilson AgriBusiness Committee will meet at noon Wednesday, Sept. 5 Wednesday at Parker’s Barbecue. Michelle Grainger, managing director of the Executive Farm Management Program at N.C. State … more
Wilson Preparatory Academy has chosen not to take part in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s school meal program this year. “It is not required for schools to be part of the USDA food program,” said Janet Conner-Knox, a spokeswoman for the charter school. Parents were notified at orientation that food service from K&W Cafeteria was being replaced … more
Ken Jones, Wilson business leader and retired plant manager of Merck & Co. in Wilson, will be honored at the 14th annual Wilson-Barton Partnership Leadership Award Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 20. … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Aug. 20-24, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Clifton Fleming Jr. to Clifton Fleming Jr. and Samara D. … more
Dirt bike violations on local roads have kept law enforcement on alert in recent months. And after a fatal dirt bike crash last week, police are hoping to prevent another community tragedy. … more
The past week has been filled with one overarching story: the passing away of Sen. John McCain. I myself was filled with a sense of loss just last Saturday night as word hit me of his passing, … more
Wilson 20/20 Community Vision has added a new advocate to the payroll and a Greensboro native has joined the mission to improve health and wellness, education and workforce development in the community.Associate Director Cameron Cochran started the newly created position on Aug. 20 and has spent her time getting to know community leaders, serving as Executive Director Paula Benson’s right hand. … more
Now that school has started, we can look forward to passing by schools and seeing children playing on the playground, yelling and squealing and running around as children love to do. Do you … more
MARTIN THORN On Nov. 19, 1870, D.W. Barnes, who was married to Elizabeth Thorn, called daughter Elizabeth Barnes in the will of Martin Thorn, made petition and was given the administration of the … more
Sandy Clark, left, president of First United Methodist Church Women, recently presented Anson Sharpe the 2017 Special Mission Recognition Pen for outstanding volunteer work and many years of … more
The Hagans family of Wilson collected more than $1,000 in monetary and school supplies donations to give back to teachers through the Red4Ed movement. The supplies were given to B.O. Barnes … more
More than a million North Carolinians are expected to hit the roads over the Labor Day weekend, taking their last trip to mark the end of summer. And with many people on the roads, authorities want … more
LUCAMA — A century-old Wilson County home was destroyed by fire while the resident was away at a doctor appointment. The single-story wooden house is located at 7328 Fate Road, off Wheat Swamp … more
Community members gathered Thursday to remember those who have died as a result of overdose, empower those who are still fighting the fight and celebrate those in recovery. Wilsonians joined groups … more
Wilson officials reassured residents that commemorative pavers in the Paul V. Berry Hickory Grove Park would not be demolished with BB&T’s plan to build a $35 million facility along Pine … more
Students in Wilson County have started school, and while I’m a little sad to be an empty nester with no first day of school picture to post (my son respectfully declined my request), it has been … more
State Treasurer Dale Folwell addressed the All-American Kiwanis Club of Wilson on Wednesday. A certified public accountant and former state lawmaker, Folwell administers the state health plan for … more
For nearly 12 years, Charles “Jerry” Williams served the residents of Wilson’s District 3 as a councilman and in the wake of his Monday death, his colleagues remembered him fondly. “Jerry … more
City and county dignitaries joined The Wilson Times staff on Wednesday to dedicate a Wilson County historical marker near the site of the newspaper’s original downtown Wilson home. The Goldsboro Street marker commemorates now-demolished buildings that housed the Wilson Daily Times, most recently the Gold Professional Building, until its move to Downing Street in 1983. … more
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