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Wilson County Schools named its 2020-21 Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year on Tuesday. Tyler Brown, a social studies teacher who teaches world history and civics and economics at the … more
Wilson County’s COVID-19 death toll reached 13 when an African American man died from the disease on Sunday. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected not only African Americans … more
A company operating Wilson’s Hampton Inn & Suites I-95 says a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the hotel “has no merit.” Delores and Alvin Corbett on Thursday … 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
The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread job loss, but Wilson’s lessened reliance on tourism has allowed the county to fare better than others. The county’s revised unemployment rate for … more
Stormy weather is expected to move into the Wilson Times area Tuesday afternoon, with searing heat due to arrive by Saturday. A trough and low pressure system to the south, eventually setting up … 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
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