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The Wilson Times area is in the midst of typical summer heat, and there is no relief in sight. High temperatures Saturday through Tuesday, and probably at least a few days beyond, are forecast to … more
Faced with the severe injuries Kyle Cashwell had, many people would have lost their will to survive. But not Cashwell. The Garland man lost his right arm and his right leg in a farming accident … more
State Treasurer Dale Folwell hoped to push Gov. Roy Cooper to exempt public-power cities from the state moratorium on utility nonpayment disconnections, but an abrupt end to this week’s Council … more
The N.C. State Education Assistance Authority has selected 215 rural North Carolina students to receive up to a $12,000 Golden Leaf scholarship.  Wilson students receiving the scholarship … more
A Tuesday night Wilson Planning and Design Review Board meeting was short and sweet, especially for a property owner seeking a rezoning. Susan K. Ellis wants to rezone 4003 Nash St. NW from … more
Did you know that Wilson Community College has a brand-new program starting this fall? The new two-year degree program, building construction technology, prepares students to apply technical … more
BLACK CREEK — The Wilson County Beekeeping Association has a new home. Wilson resident and club member Gene Nemechek offered the 12-by-12 foot outbuilding to the club. The structure was … more
Wilson County health officials reported a sixth COVID-19 outbreak at a congregate living facility Friday.  Three Wilson Assisted Living residents tested positive for COVID-19, according to … more
The following deed transfers for the week of June 29-July 2 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From Joseph A. Hoskins and Almetia L. Hoskins to Hyier … more
Authorities say a Wilson man was arrested Thursday in connection to a stabbing that left a teenager seriously injured.  Police obtained an arrest warrant for 29-year Rakim Hikeem Cox in the … more
Greenlight cable TV customers will pay $6 more a month starting in August due to rising content costs. “Almost all of the rate increase comes from very few yet very popular channels that we … more
Wilson County farmers have started harvesting tobacco, but it’s been tough getting to this point. “The year 2020 has just presented one challenge after another for our country, our state and … more
Wilson County reported 20 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, and health officials say one new patient is a Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment Center employee. Longleaf is one of four long-term care … more
Two incumbents and one newcomer have filed for seats on the Wilson County Board of Education. Velma Hoskins Barnes, an incumbent in District 2, and Henry Ellis Mercer, an incumbent in District 4, … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a unique challenge on housing the homeless, but a Wilson hotel has stepped up to protect everyone. “We’re here to help the community,” MTEL … more
State lawmakers on Wednesday confirmed Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield’s appointment to North Carolina’s appeals board for unemployment benefits, resulting in her resignation from the N.C. … more
I’ve started doing something each night that I haven’t done since I was a young girl — kneeling beside my bed to pray before climbing under the covers. I have a dedicated space … more
COVID-19 cases in counties won in 2016 by Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have converged in recent weeks. more
This video from the city of Wilson's Vimeo page shows Tuesday's virtual town hall on the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants in the event were Dr. David Kiragu of Wilson Medical … more
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