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For those of you who do not like January, take heart. Even with the coming of some of our coldest weather of the year, there are blessings and ways to warm up to January with a little … more
Students in an after-school session at a Wilson church were uninjured when stray bullets struck the building where they studied Wednesday. Rev. Phil Byrum, pastor at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church … more
WASHINGTON — The United States declared a state of emergency Friday as many European countries went on a war footing amid mounting deaths as the world mobilized, hopefully not too late, to fight … more
Safety and sanitation are at the forefront of emergency responders’ jobs normally, but the pandemic has caused some subtle changes to protect personnel and the public. “We’re pretty diligent … more
A Wilson-based church is offering free COVID-19 testing on Saturday, but registration is required by noon Thursday. Chester Aycock, bishop at St. Paul Church of Christ, said the testing will be … more
Wilson is selling more rain barrels with the first 20 city residents walking away with one for half price this Saturday. “We ran our previous sale last month and sold out of the half-price … more
MIDDLESEX — The girlfriend of a Wilson man missing for 16 years said she isn’t involved in his disappearance. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished on Christmas Day 2003. His girlfriend … more
The Wilson Academy of Applied Technology handed diplomas and degrees to its first class of graduates Saturday. “In 2016 we opened WAAT, and the whole idea was to connect the workforce to our … 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
Dalita Woods speaks during Salisbury AME Zion Church's Back 2 School Youth Explosion at the Lipscomb Road church on Sunday. Woods, a first grade teacher at Louisburg Elementary School who is 3 feet … more
For Wilsonians without cars, getting to the office can be a time-consuming task involving walking to the bus stop, waiting to get on and sitting through countless stops before getting off the vehicle … more
Crystal Collins of the North Carolina Trucking Association, left, and Maj. Freddy Johnson Jr. of the N.C. Highway Patrol, right, are pictured with Robert Greene of Barnes Transportation Services, who … more
MIDDLESEX — Residents expressed support for a new dentist office set to open in January during a public hearing Monday night. The Middlesex Board of Commissioners received comments on its … more
For veterans, a monthly social at K&W Cafeteria offers more than just a cup of coffee. “It is a chance to tell some good stories,” said Neal Dieterle, a veteran who served in the U.S. … more
“It’s time for a change I’m tired of that same ol’ same The same ol’ words, the same ol’ lines The same ol’ tricks and the same ol’ rhymes.” Those are the opening words … more
A Collins Aerospace contract employee has been charged with making several bomb threats against the company, U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon’s office announced Monday. KiDarryl T. Phillips faces federal … more
Times change for school meal pickups Wilson County Schools has announced changes in times for weekday free meal service at four schools. The meal pickup schedules for all other sites published in … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his … more
Wilson Medical Center is joining the American Nurses Association in celebrating National Nurses Week, which began Wednesday and runs through Tuesday. Each May, National Nurses Week honors the men … more
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