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BLACK CREEK — A Wilson man faces multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say a traffic stop yielded drugs and cash. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy stopped a vehicle on … more
Wilson County 4-H hosted its annual “Achievement Night” on Jan. 24 at the Wilson County Agricultural Center to honor and recognize outstanding members. Awards were given to members who met … more
When Gov. Roy Cooper ordered the Monday closure of many stores across the state, The Nook owner Amy Wiggins admitted to feeling panic both personally and professionally. “Our shop is considered … more
When God spoke to Robin Askew, she said the message was simple — give. Askew, who suffers from an autoimmune disorder, reached out to Wilson Medical Center recently about donating her own … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, while the nation’s … more
Protesters demonstrating against George Floyd’s killing gathered with signs at the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon before peacefully marching around two city blocks and along Nash … more
The Wilson County Fairgrounds’ annual Independence Day fireworks show is a “go.” “We are very excited that we are able to do this,” said Debbie Hill, fair manager. … more
Many people have spoken of and written about butterflies as flying flowers. Butterflies add so much beauty to our environment that it is no wonder that they appear in poetry and prose, as well as in … more
State Treasurer Dale Folwell hoped to push Gov. Roy Cooper to exempt public-power cities from the state moratorium on utility nonpayment disconnections, but an abrupt end to this week’s Council … more
Authorities have recovered 10 stolen handguns and identified three teenagers and a 6-year-old boy as those responsible for the theft. Wilson police responded to an alarm at Dunham’s Sports on … more
A ceremony was held at Coast Guard Base in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 23, to honor Lt. Cmdr. Greg Hayes on his retirement. Hayes served more than 34 years in the Coast Guard. Hayes is a 1980 … more
LUCAMA — Sparks flew as Filiberto Ortiz sawed through rusty galvanized pipe being removed from Lucama’s well No. 3 on Wednesday. It’s the first work performed as part of a North Carolina … more
Jamir Forbes, a third grader at Winstead Elementary School, exclaims as he nearly drops his STEM project during a STEM class on Thursday. Christine Mitchell, an instructional technology facilitator … more
Juan Negron of Wilson ran out of gas on U.S. 264 east of the Raleigh Road exit Sunday and parked his Buick minivan on the shoulder. When he returned a few minutes later, the vehicle had been struck … more
Troopers say a Kenly man died and three others were injured in a multiple vehicle crash Monday on N.C. 42. The wreck occurred on N.C. 42 near N.C. 581 in the Buckhorn community shortly after 6 … more
Police are investigating a New Year’s Day armed robbery at a Wilson convenience store. Officers were dispatched at 6:37 a.m. to the Speedway at 1211 Ward Blvd. When police arrived, they spoke to … more
Barton College student Megan Hickey is the Wilson Visitors Center’s spring intern. Hickey is a senior double majoring in theater and mass communications with an honors minor in research. She has … more
In our culture, acquiring material possessions is part of the American dream. Think of the opulence around us, the innumerable storage units where people keep their excess possessions and the … more
Fifth grader Deisy Jimenez-Martinez went to Hearne Elementary School at 8 a.m. sharp Monday to pick up her remote learning packet and a Chromebook. Deisy is one of nearly 11,000 students from … more
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