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Despite having to end the baseball season early due to COVID-19, the Wilson Tobs are still gathering food for the annual Home Run for Hunger campaign.  On Sunday, the Tobs will host a … more
Greenfield School has named the two recipients of the Janet B. Beaman Academic Scholarship for the 2020-21 school year, honoring the dedication and career of the late Janet Beaman, former teacher and … more
This is the year of shattered plans. From simple get-togethers and plays or recitals to exciting adventures, COVID-19 has left a longer and longer trail of disappointments. Young people who looked … more
Hurricane season on the East Coast prompts us to think ahead, shop for necessary supplies and take action to protect our families and property. On Monday, just as Tropical Storm Isaias was moving … more
Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will remain in Phase 2 to slow the spread of COVID-19 for an additional five weeks.  Cooper said this effort is in place as students … more
STANTONSBURG — A Wilson man was uninjured after losing control of his car and flipping it onto its roof Wednesday. The wreck happened around 8:45 a.m. in the 6100 block of N.C. 58 a mile … more
High winds on Hurricane Isaias’ backside early Tuesday damaged the sunflowers at Collin’s Produce, but the maze reopened this week and is ready for visitors. “I woke up about 7 this … more
Wilson escaped major damage from Hurricane Isaias as it swept through the state late Monday and early Tuesday, leaving several inches of rain in its wake.  Peak wind gusts reached 43 mph at … more
It was love at first sight when Shanna Moore saw the historic beams of the tobacco warehouse turned into urban apartments in downtown Wilson. She quickly signed a lease and moved into Whirligig … more
Wilson County reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, and officials say one patient is a Wilson House Assisted Living and Memory Care resident.  Wilson House is one of five long-term care … more
Tuesday may start out blustery and stormy as Isaias moves through the Wilson Times area, but by afternoon, there should be plenty of sunshine. With winds eventually settling at 10 mph or less and … more
LUCAMA — Seven residents protested the town’s electric rates and called for the mayor and board members to step down Monday.  The demonstration in front of Town Hall was supposed … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners on Monday unanimously affirmed their support for citizens’ right to carry concealed weapons legally, but rejected a more permissive resolution … more
BAILEY -— State health officials are set to hold free COVID-19 testing at the Bailey Police Department from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The announcement comes on the heels of two more … more
BAILEY — Community policing has made a difference in the small southern Nash County town where a Wilson man went missing more than a decade ago, according to law enforcement … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Elections’ inability to agree on Sunday voting means the state will decide when Nash residents will be allowed to cast their early ballots in the … more
While many Truist employees continue to work from home, the bank’s transition from the BB&T towers to a new downtown Wilson office is underway. “We have begun moving into the new building, … more
A new food truck has come to Wilson, with Angelo Carlone putting his own spin on everything from breakfast burritos to the “Top-Heavy Club” that incorporates a grilled cheese sandwich. “Fat … more
They’ve lined the hallways and celebrated when recovered COVID-19 patients were wheeled out of the hospital to go back home. They’ve mourned at the bedside of patients who have died from the … more
Wilson County has reported nearly four dozen new COVID-19 cases since Friday, including an additional patient who’s a Wilson House Assisted Living and Memory Care resident. Wilson House is one … more
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