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The Wilson branch of the NAACP will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St. Woodard campaign serving Friday lunch Sheriff Calvin L. Woodard Jr. will host a … more
Wilson small business owners united this week to encourage customers to “shop small first” throughout November and December. “The idea for the two-month focus on small business this fall is … more
The Healthcare Foundation of Wilson is committing $22 million to launch an after-school program for Wilson County middle-schoolers. “By making this investment in our first strategic initiative, we believe we can maximize the positive, direct impact our funding has on health outcomes to help move the dial on serious concerns for today’s youth, who are also the future of our community,” said Vance Forbes, the foundation’s board chairman.we believe we can maximize the positive, direct impact our funding has on health outcomes to help move the dial on serious concerns for today’s youth … more
Jerome Bonnet, a renowned French photographer, wrapped up a month of work on the streets of Wilson last week as the Eyes on Main Street artist-in-residence for the month of October. Bonnet’s … more
The latest investment in downtown development was a part of the third Gig East gathering as City Manager Grant Goings announced the planned Wilson Innovation Hub would now be located at 127 Goldsboro St. Earlier this year, officials said a $1.1 million grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation would be used in conjunction with $1.6 million from the city to renovate 121 Nash St. into the entrepreneurial epicenter. … more
Cookie is The Wilson Times' adoptable pet of the week. Cookie is a 3-month-old spayed female who looks like she's got chocolate chips on her coat. … more
Temperatures are expected to warm up this week as a strong high-pressure system makes its presence felt in Wilson County. Expect daytime highs in the mid-70s Wednesday and Thursday ahead of a Friday … more
FREMONT — To celebrate the fall season, the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site invites visitors to the Rakin’ in the Fun Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. … more
Although the custom of trick-or-treating originated in Europe centuries ago, it began in the United States in the early 1920s and has evolved over the decades. Tricks might have been common in the … more
ELM CITY — One year ago, the Family Resource Center of South Atlantic was awarded a grant to reduce prison recidivism by helping ex-offenders find careers that led to sustainable wages through its … more
When my son was a toddler and just beginning to navigate the world of relationships outside of our home, I quickly learned through the tears, hurt feelings and failures of three year olds to keep … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses in September: Kyle Dominic Gaster and Amy Elizabeth Varnell, both of Wilson; George Michael Catala Jr. and Vanessa … more
Bank executive Jim Rose, who started his career in Wilson, has been named United Community Bank’s state president in North Carolina. Rose has nearly three decades of banking experience, … more
Nearly 300 people gathered recently for Sidekix’s inaugural Trick or Trot event held at Wilson Medical Center’s track. Sidekix, a nonprofit, promotes inclusion through friendships of individuals … more
The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon at Barton College chose to shine a very personal light on breast cancer awareness during the month of October. Instead of raising dollars to send to a cancer … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Oct. 15-19, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. NRZ … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “The Anomaly” by Michael Rutger “Baby Teeth” by Zoje Stage “The Banker’s Wife” by Cristina … more
The Small Business Center at Wilson Community College coached 145 clients and assisted in 34 new business startups in the last fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018. These new business owners … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Thousands of people gathered Thursday for the Rocky Mount Event Center’s grand opening celebration. “We designed this building to be very flexible,” said Mayor David Combs. … more
The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners recently recognized the Wilson County Department of Social Services with a 2018 Local Government Federal Credit Union Excellence in Innovation … more
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