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The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way for those who are short on time to make a life-changing … more
Wilson will soon have a new corporate citizen in Neopac, a Swiss-based pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging producer. The company is slated to make a $30.8 million investment in the first U.S. … more
Instead of stocking merchandise and ringing up customers Monday, the staff of Arkham Comix in Wilson and Rocky Mount donned red aprons to serve succotash and tuna salad at the Community Soup Kitchen … more
PIKEVILLE — A group of senior residents from the Wilson Housing Authority took a spring trip to the Nahunta Pork Center on Thursday thanks to a lift — literally — from the Wilson Police … more
A national towing professionals’ ride to raise awareness of state Move Over laws and keep first responders safe from crashes will roll through Wilson on Thursday. Aggressive Towing and Recovery … more
Fire damaged the interior of the Sacred Flames Tattoo business Monday in Wilson. Ben Smith, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services deputy chief of operations, said firefighters responded at about 10:15 a.m. … more
Hunter Peebles always assumed her black hair and dark eyes came from her mama’s side of the family. She never wondered why she bore no resemblance to her two younger brothers, who had much lighter hair and skin color. “They both favor a parent, and I favored no one,” Peebles said. “I never really gave it any thought. I’m surprised now that I never did.” hen she was growing up on Anderson … more
The Wilson County Soil and Water Conservation District has issued a request for bids from contractors to remove large woody debris from Contentnea Creek. According to Ricky Hayes, district … more
It has been nearly two decades since U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield bought his first property at Pender and Nash streets for just $25. That first purchase spurred many more purchases to the point … more
North Carolinians have four days left to voice their opinion on moving three Confederate monuments from the old State Capitol grounds to a Civil War battlefield in Johnston County. The N.C. … more
Wilson County is in store for a cool, rainy weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in today's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by Eastern NC Wheels. The region should see … more
The annual Walking into April Poetry Day at Barton College on Saturday, April 14, brings another distinguished group of poets to celebrate the written word. Featured poets for the Walking into … more
KENLY — Last year, 38 people died and more than 7,200 crashes occurred in highway work zones across North Carolina. Speeding is the No. 1 contributing factor in work zone crashes. Another common … more
A stretch of flowers along U.S. 264 at Downing Street in Wilson received a first-place 2017 wildflower award from the N.C. Department of Transportation. The William D. Johnson Daylily Award was … more
After more than 250 miles on the road Friday, an ice-cold drink and pack of nabs or bag of chips offered a relaxing break for motorcyclists on the American Legion Riders’ 10th Pony Express … more
TARBORO — Holly Willis, Edgecombe County Farm Service Agency program technician, was recently selected as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency District 6 Employee of the Year. … more
Rain showers in Saturday’s forecast won’t keep Wilsonians away from Big Rigs at the Gig, but the weather has shifted the event’s live music portion to an alternate venue. The Wilson Times … more
COL. DAVID WILLIAMS (There follows such information as I have yet been able to obtain about Col. David Williams of Edgecombe and Wilson counties, who played a prominent part in the formation of … more
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