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The Wilson community has the chance to rally for a charitable cause Sunday and help those who need it most. One of the largest food drives here will take place at the seventh annual Wilson Tobs’ … more
BAILEY — Town commissioners approved a resolution Monday evening to move forward in the town’s efforts to secure $2 million in federal grant funding in hopes of beginning the work to lift its … more
A Rocky Mount woman accused of bilking her elderly in-laws out of nearly $100,000 has pleaded guilty to a pair of federal charges, U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon’s office announced Monday. … more
It was the second day of the 301 Endless Yard Sale, where hundreds of neighbors from Dunn to Weldon and points in between clean out the closet to put thousands of items out for public sale along U.S. … more
MIDDLESEX — Town officials and business leaders held two ribbon-cuttings last week to celebrate the launch of a pet grooming shop and the relocation and expansion of a popular auto shop. Bow … more
Discipline data gathered by Wilson County Schools show reportable offenses increased slightly in three years of analysis submitted to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Data from … more
All eyes were on Wilson County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Herron as he showed area youth a particular technique used in law enforcement every day. “No fingerprint is exactly the same,” Herron, … more
In addition to the recent rebranding at the Wilson Chamber of Commerce, the business advocacy organization has a new employee who will be the main point of contact for many members. “I came out … more
GOLDSBORO — Herman Park will come alive with music, food, rides and entertainment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 as Goldsboro hosts its first celebration of Juneteenth. Juneteenth, … more
John McNeil will answer questions about his book and experience during a question-and-answer session at the Wilson County Public Library from 6 to 8 p.m today. In April, the Wilson native debuted … more
Eastern North Carolina's weather will be in tune with the astronomical calendar as Friday's solstice marks the first official day of summer, Al Thomas says in this week's installment of The Wilson … more
When the Flynn Christian Fellowship Home put together a bowling fundraiser last year, director Earl Reaves said he wasn’t sure how well it would do. The number of teams doubled at the last minute, … more
The American Red Cross launched the Missing Types campaign last week to raise awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urge the public to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this … more
The State Archives of North Carolina has honored Wilson native Guy Cox by digitizing more than 400 photographs the lensman took aboard the USS Bunker Hill from 1943-45 during World War II. Guy … more
Wilson has seen a wave of shootings in the past several months. Many suspects have been charged with attempted murder after several shootings have left individuals injured. The shootings aren’t … more
The Lucama High School class of 1960 celebrated its 59th class reunion at Parker's Barbecue on May 25. Pictured in the front row from left are Ann Love Moore, Sylvia Watson Phillips, Jean Aycock … more
Malinda Pennington of Wilson recently received the Rising Star Award at Delta Kappa Gamma's North Carolina convention. DKG is an international society for key women educators. Pennington is a member … more
Members of the Lucama High School class of 1959 held their 60th reunion May 18 at Lowell Mill Restaurant in Kenly. Those attending, seated from left, were Dida Vick Watkins, Annette Moore Bass, Jean … more
The Wide Awake Kiwanis Club recently awarded $4,000 in college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Scholarship Chairman Robert Rountree, left, is pictured with Yaqueline Rangel of … more
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