WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Operation 'Big Show'

Law enforcement leaders address the media Thursday morning at the Rocky Mount City Government Center on Franklin Street. Officers, agents and sheriffs from state, local and federal law enforcement briefed the media on a two-day operation, called "Big Show," that focused on repeat offenders. During the operation, dozens of arrests were made for serious violations, including weapon possession and narcotic trafficking.

Community honors fallen during Memorial Day …

Hundreds of area residents came out to the annual Memorial Day celebration in front of the Wilson County Courthouse Monday.

N.C. Gov. McCrory tours Greene County Middle

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory tours Greene County Middle School Tuesday to observe digital learning in the classroom. McCrory’s proposed budget provides $29 million to …

Beth Freshwater-Smith takes oath

Beth Freshwater-Smith, with her family by her side, takes the oath of office for the District Court Judge for the 7th Judicial District Wednesday.

Sunday in the Rose Garden

More than 100 people turned out for the 18th annual Sunday in the Rose Garden. It was a chance to enjoy the roses amid music played by well-known Wilson musician Bill Myers. Dozens of people …

Celebrating nursing homes

Avante of Wilson celebrated National Nursing Home Week with activities for residents and staff including a Friday carnival for residents and their families. Attendees enjoyed games, prizes, snow …

Bike Rodeo held

Scott Wirch of King BMX Stunt Shows performs a ramp stunt during the Bike Rodeo held Saturday at Lowe’s.