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Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to ventilate smoke out of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church at the corner of N.C. 222 and Piney Grove Church Road north of Saratoga aound 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. … more
The old wisdom says first impressions are the ones people remember. It’s been said that the first impression is always right and it is always stored in the back of the mind for future reference. I … more
The Wilson Rotary Club recently installed new officers for 2019-20. Greg Goddard was installed as club president by Tracey Ivey, district governor. He will serve a one-year term. The Wilson Rotary … more
Students and parents saw the inner workings of two Wilson industries Friday, then toured the Wilson Community College programs where they can learn skills to prepare them for good jobs that interest … more
The search continues for a dog lost during a Labor Day weekend crash on the Nash-Wilson county line. Merle is a 3-year-old bluetick beagle. At the time of the Aug. 31 crash, Merle weighed 45 … more
Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list showing employees who have been hired, retired or resigned from the system in the previous month. The Wilson Times … more
Beginning Monday, most Superior Court and District Court cases statewide — including here in Wilson County — will be postponed for at least 30 days in an effort to protect the public … more
Cashier Zamya Bullock counted out the paper bills and change from James Deans’ $100 bill and handed it to the customer at Wilson’s Piggly Wiggly. For a week, the cashiers, baggers and other … more
Like every other student sent home from school for weeks on end because of COVID-19, Kelly Jones misses her friends and her teachers. Kelly is an 18-year-old 11th grader at Hunt High School, and … more
“Watermelon ­— it’s a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face,” said Italian tenor Enrico Caruso. What other fruit allows us to do all three at the same … more
A cold front expected to stall out to our north could bring showers and thunderstorms late this week and into the weekend, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
Even the state budget director was stunned by Republican state House leaders’ Wednesday vote to override the governor’s budget veto and avoid compromising. “(I felt) disappointment and … more
Twenty-eight of the state's top whole hog barbecue cooks filled downtown Raleigh to compete for more than $7,000 in cash prizes in the 2019 Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship held Sept. 27-28. … more
Editor’s Note: This story contains graphic details of sexual assault and domestic violence that some readers may find disturbing. The first time Janine Latus was sexually assaulted, she was … more
If you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, the Wilson County Senior Activity Center needs your help. The center is sponsoring its ninth annual Santa for Seniors program, which … more
Historic downtown Wilson is getting a hotel again thanks to a $19 million redevelopment project. “It is very exciting to get a development of this kind in our downtown, especially at this stage … more
State Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, right, speaks to attendees during a free community breakfast and town hall meeting Friday. Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, is running in the Democratic primary for … more
Wilson County has the state’s first documented case of community-spread COVID-19, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. Community spread means the patient had no recent travel history and no … more
Wilson police on Monday nabbed a suspect who was wanted in connection to a convenience store shooting more than two weeks ago. Authorities arrested 35-year-old Carletha Sanders of Wilson on … more
STANTONSBURG — Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church will hold its annual car show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Stantonsburg playground. Free food will be available. The … more
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