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Patrick Owens is a quality control kind of guy when it comes to his watermelons. While workers took a break from gathering seeded and seedless watermelons on a 40-acre field Tuesday, Owens pulled … more
Paula Benson of Wilson Forward graduated June 6 from the N.C. Rural Center’s Rural Economic Development Institute, an intensive, three-month training program designed for rural community … more
The Wilson County District Attorney’s Office has formally dismissed the 1976 murder charge against 81-year-old Charles Ray Finch, whose conviction was overturned last month by a federal judge. … more
Self-Help Credit Union will host a free event from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wilson County Public Library featuring disability rights experts, device demonstrations and information on various … more
When high school graduates from Wilson County Schools head off to various institutions of higher learning this fall, collectively they will be carrying with them $8.4 million in … more
BAILEY — Tina Beddingfield has fond memories of the old Farmer Brothers store from her childhood. “I used to come here with my grandpa all the time,” the Bailey native said. “We’d come … more
New research shows 6,379 more Wilsonians would be covered if the proposed Medicaid expansion was approved, but multiple efforts at the state level have stalled. “Right now, we’re sending … more
Raymond Worthy was cautious before he stepped down to the water’s edge to fish at Toisnot Reservoir. With a fishing pole, bait and hoe in his hand, Worthy beat the grass around him. He knows it’s … more
KENLY — From a nondescript warehouse near Interstate 95’s junction with U.S. 301, tractor-trailers fan out across eastern North Carolina to distribute their sweet cargo to supermarkets and ice … more
Wilson’s newest furniture store is set to open in mid-July following a major renovation of the former Furniture Liquidators on Westwood Avenue. Broad River Retail COO Manny Rodrigues said the … more
Heat, increasing humidity and plenty of sunshine are in store for the greater Wilson area, Al Thomas says in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
The city of Wilson already has used more than $1 million in federal funds for environmental cleanup and recently received $400,000 more. “The award of EPA supplemental funding is a significant … more
School resource officers from across eastern North Carolina have begun a weeklong course to update their credentials at Wilson Community College. “We have 50 officers and deputies from all over … more
Wilson Christian Academy has released a list of students recognized for good grades. Principal’s List Sixth grade: Lauren Bass, Sarah Davis, Steven Deans, Emma Etheridge, Brianna Little, … more
The following Wilson Community College students, enrolled during the spring semester, received the president’s list or dean’s list honor: President’s List To be eligible for the … more
Five students from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology recently earned a professional industry certification in information technology security. Matthew Davis, Miguel Bonilla, Joseph … more
The Golden LEAF Community College Scholarships for the summer semester have been awarded to three Wilson Community College students: Latrecia Mangum, Heather Tomczyk and Felicia White. These … more
Two people face charges in connection to a Saturday shooting that left a man injured. Police responded to a 3:13 a.m. shooting call to the 1700 block of Lipscomb Road. When officers arrived, they … more
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