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The Wilson Times area is forecast to continue with hot temperatures and varying chances of mostly late afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Highs will likely reach within a degree or two of 90 at … more
Wilson Community College will receive $314,648 in grants to help low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities. U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield said Thursday that … more
Wilson police say a teenager made plans to buy a used cellphone advertised on social media, then robbed the seller at gunpoint.  Police responded to a 6:31 p.m. June 10 robbery call at … more
After nearly two years in storage, about 150 commemorative pavers have been reinstalled at the corner of Kenan and Pine streets in downtown Wilson. “We are glad to be able to reinstall the … more
From testing to quarantine and returning to the office, Dr. Ron Stahl gave area business leaders an overview of managing a workplace during a pandemic. “Timing is difficult, so if somebody … more
The following deed transfers for the week of July 27-31 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From Leroy Daniel Livingston and Shelley Johnson Livingston to … more
Did you know Wilson Community College offers biotechnology? At WCC, you can earn a degree in biotechnology in just two years.  This field is designed to meet the ever-increasing demands for … more
Aug. 14 will mark the fifth anniversary of this column. It has outlasted a few editors, one newspaper and three laptops. This column has won an award, has been shared internationally by some readers … more
Wilson County reported 16 newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases on Friday, none of which were facility-related.  That brings the total since the pandemic began to 1,492 cases, according to county … more
Wilson first responders helped drivers and passengers stranded in floodwater following intense Thursday afternoon thunderstorms.  Water rescues were reported on Kenan Street near its … more
As Hurricane Isaias plowed toward North Carolina this week, the American Red Cross received a flurry of interest from residents wanting to help. “I was on the phone day and night until the … more
Barton College’s president said every student, faculty and staff member has to do his or her part to keep the campus safe. The first day of classes is Aug. 17, and Barton has established reopening … more
When Brenda Washington was laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she didn’t need help at first. She had a little money saved, she said. But after that nest egg was spent, she reached out to … more
Wilson County reported less than a dozen new COVID-19-confirmed cases Thursday. The 10 new cases were not associated with any facility outbreaks, according to Wilson County Health Director Teresa … more
Wilson County commissioners unanimously appr oved the transfer of four county-owned properties to the city of Wilson this week. The move will help the city expand recreational opportunities as part … more
Sallie B. Howard School for Arts and Education’s meal service program will be open to the public, the school announced Wednesday. “It is a policy change to fulfill a need in the community,” … more
LUCAMA — The town’s mayor pro-tem says mistakes on residents’ electric bills were “honest errors” that weren’t intended to affect any particular group of … more
Eddie Hopkins’ affable smile, his good-natured personality and that happy-to-see-you wave of his arm across campus have endeared him to countless Barton College employees and students for the … more
Julie Williams and Tom Fyle have been appointed to serve on the Wilson Community College Board of Trustees.  Williams is an attorney at Farris & Thomas Law. A Wilson County Bar … more
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