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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
Did you know Wilson Community College awards more than $100,000 in scholarships each year? I would bet that you or maybe someone you know has thought about going back to school at some point, and … more
After a nearly two-month closure, Victory Fitness owners Neil and Ann Strother eagerly awaited Gov. Roy Cooper’s Wednesday business reopening announcement. But their mood changed when state … more
Nearly three dozen Wilson House residents and employees have tested positive for COVID-19, marking Wilson County’s third congregate living facility outbreak.  The assisted living … more
I think I’ve watched everything that the streaming video services have to offer.  I have exhausted Netflix and Hulu. I have run the gamut of every genre on Amazon Prime. Mickey Mouse … more
NASHVILLE — Public health officials have announced a fourth COVID-19-related death in Nash County. A female patient in her late 60s who had other health problems died Thursday from … more
News involving COVID-19 and its spread continues to pour in, but our office wants to give you the most up-to-date information that we can possibly give you. As of May 21, there were 20,910 cases of … more
Pastor Dameion L. Royal of Contending for the Faith Church Ministries delivered Friday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens. The 9:15 a.m. prayer was … more
Gov. Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will enter Phase 2 of reopening Friday, May 22, at 5 p.m. The state’s overall key indicators have remained stable since Phase 1, but with the … more
Huldah Pridgen Hart's loved ones didn't let the COVID-19 pandemic dampen their enthusiasm for celebrating her 101st birthday. Instead of throwing a party, relatives and friends held a festive … more
The county’s proposed 2020-21 budget continues to support several nonprofits as well as outside agencies. This year, outside agencies and nonprofits requested a combined total of roughly … more
The Wilson County Board of Education approved contracts for six principals, nine assistant principals and four central office leadership positions at its regular meeting Monday. Each month, the … more
A Wilson man faces charges in connection to a Woodrow Street shooting earlier this month. On May 10, police responded to a 2:09 p.m. call to the 1100 block of Woodrow Street in regards to someone … more
The Wilson County Health Department was one of seven agencies across the state that received its reaccreditation status with honors from the N.C. Local Health Department Accreditation Board this … more
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