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Regular patrons of the Wilson Recreation Park pool rejoiced Monday when the facility opened again after being closed since the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Yesterday was the first … more
An advancing cold front and low pressure system will likely give the Wilson Times area showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and Tuesday night. Tuesday should also be the warmest day for the rest of … more
NASHVILLE - — About half of the Nash County residents infected with the coronavirus have recovered while more than 800 remain isolated at home. The local death toll of COVID-19 has risen to … more
MIDDLESEX — A new purchase of sewer capacity from the city of Raleigh will allow Middlesex to grow into the future. “We realized we needed to act fast because it was our only … more
Plasma from whole blood and platelet donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalescent plasma … more
The Civil Air Patrol’s Tar River Composite Squadron commemorated the 40th anniversary of its founding charter during a virtual meeting on Aug. 27.  The local squadron was chartered on … more
Wilson Medical Center has added Dr. Christopher Gal to its medical staff. Gal is practicing at Wilson Gastroenterology. He is board-certified in internal medicine and board-qualified in … more
Wilson police are looking for a suspect wanted in a Sunday shooting that left a man injured. Officers responded to a 1:18 a.m. shooting call at Village Motor Lodge, 2929 U.S. 301. Police found … more
Grab a pint and register to vote Saturday during Casita Brewing Co.’s “I Voted Today” beer release celebration. “We always get excited to vote, but we wanted to do something to inform and … more
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office has a new way to connect with the public. The office just launched its free smartphone app where residents can access various resources, vital information and … more
Sen. Milton F. “Toby” Fitch will face off against Republican newcomer Sammy D. Webb, a criminal defense attorney from Roanoke Rapids, at the polls Nov. 3 to represent N.C. Senate District 4, … more
Higher than average rains didn’t do Wilson County’s cucumber crop any favors. The moisture created a breeding ground for downy mildew, an airborne pathogen that severely affects cucumber … more
A Wilson man is under a $1.5 million secured bond after police charged him with committing three crimes — including attempted murder — in one day. Gregory A. Joyner, 31, is charged with … more
Gas-guzzling buses on fixed routes are a thing of the past in Wilson as residents now use an app to hail rides anywhere in the city. “We’re at the beginning of week four with 40 to 50% growth … more
While Michole Evans was ready to realize her dream of opening a children’s shop, the timing just wasn’t right. “We had formed the business, chosen a location and had everything in place,” … more
State holding virtual career expo The state of North Carolina Virtual Career Expo will encourage jobseekers to consider careers in state government from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. … more
Wilson County reported 44 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Friday. Four patients in those cases are a Brian Center resident, a Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment Center employee and two … more
When Emily Rhyne won an Emmy last week, she acknowledged her Wilson upbringing as a foundation for success, denouncing the myth that “small-town” girls could be nothing more. A 2011 Fike High … more
Adult fiction “Alibi Island: An Illuminati Novel” by SLMN “Anxious People: A Novel” by Fredrik Backman “The Awkward Black Man: Stories” by Walter Mosley “Before She was … more
After witnessing a year of racial strife, Wilson County high school students say it’s time to talk about it so society can move on. “We have been dealing with racism for a real long … more
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