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ROCKY MOUNT — City officials sparred over a recent state audit report with little accomplished during two special meetings Tuesday. Andre Knight, the city’s mayor pro-tem, benefited … more
A Wilson House Assisted Living and Memory Care resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, marking the fourth Wilson County death associated with a congregate living facility.  County … more
The SPOT served its 100,000 meal of its emergency assistance meal program Tuesday morning. Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens placed the milestone meals in Runissa McDougal’s van when the Wilson … more
Sky-high humidity and plenty of showers and thunderstorms highlight this week’s weather in the Wilson Times area. An offshore trough and a low-pressure system over Florida are expected to … more
As health care providers, patient well-being is our chief concern every day of the year. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, part of how we kept our community safe was limiting elective and … more
BAILEY — What started as a simple case of littering on Friday turned into a police chase, a crash and a lot of criminal charges for a Raleigh man. “I had a subject throw out trash in … more
NASHVILLE — Detectives have been speaking with a person they say could be a key witness in the disappearance of a Wilson man 16 years ago. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished on Christmas Day … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The city council is set to have dueling meetings Tuesday with two top city officials calling for special sessions to discuss a state audit report that revealed one of them … more
Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced that North Carolina will move into Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 … more
Commissioners will hear details June 1 regarding a proposed expansion of Wilson County’s construction and demolition debris landfill area. The proposed expansion includes a 46-acre waste … more
Wilson County residents headed to barbershops and nail salons over the weekend as North Carolina entered a modified second phase of economic reopening. Diners ate their meals inside restaurants at … more
Prior to being hired as an account executive for Hospice of Wilson, Allison Belcher shared the common misconception that hospice only provides care for the last few days of a person’s life. It … more
Fallen veterans, prisoners of war and service members missing in action were honored in the Wilson Committee on Patriotism’s annual Memorial Day program Monday at Wilson City Hall. The … more
Wilson is set to fare better than other North Carolina cities in the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic aftermath and the expected loss of tax revenues, according to State Treasurer Dale … more
Small groups of residents gathered at cemeteries across Wilson County over Memorial Day weekend to place American flags on veterans’ graves. “It’s to honor the veterans,” … more
Partly cloudy skies and seasonable temperatures are forecast for the Wilson Times area over Memorial Day weekend. There is a 25% chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm Saturday, but … more
After several consecutive years of growing budgets, Wilson’s proposed $250,584,970 spending plan reflects a 1.1% decrease from the city’s current budget. “This proposed budget, as most … more
Catherine Leake will serve as a delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention and Lori Oxendine has been named a Democratic presidential elector,  the 1st Congressional District Democratic … more
GREENVILLE  (AP) — A car wash worker in North Carolina found treasure amid the business’s trash when he discovered a $1,200 IRS stimulus check mixed in with the garbage. Antonio … more
North Carolina's unemployment rate ballooned to a record 12% in April amid the coronavirus-related economic slowdown, state officials said Friday, as some restrictions on businesses were set to … more
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