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The Wilson County Board of Education has called a special meeting to discuss track and field improvements at Hunt and Beddingfield high schools. The board voted 5-1 on Sept. 14 to have existing … more
One of the most beautiful things in life is to wake up on the right side of the bed! Waking up on the right side of the bed denotes awakening with your mind in a good place. This a place where the … more
Two more Wilson County residents have died from COVID-19-related causes, county health officials say.  One patient was a Brian Center resident in her mid-80s. The other patient was a woman in … more
A Maryland judge ruled Tuesday that a man who gunned down a Wilson Early College Academy graduate inside the young man’s apartment stairwell in April 2019 was insane at the time of the … more
The Wilson County Health Department will hold a Tdap and meningitis drive-thru vaccination clinic for seventh-graders and high school seniors on Saturday.  The clinic is by appointment only … more
Police have arrested a Wilson woman on an accessory charge in connection with 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant’s murder.  Aolani Takemi Marie Pettit, 21, was arrested Tuesday on a felony … more
Two Wilson men were arrested after local and state authorities raided homes in illegal gun, drug and alcohol investigations. N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement, the Wilson Police Department and the … more
In a 6-1 vote, the Wilson City Council on Monday denied a second restaurant on the 2900 block of Raleigh Road Parkway. “I would be in favor of the plan we have and continuing the momentum of … more
A Brian Center resident has died from COVID-19-related causes, marking Wilson County’s 47th virus-associated death since the pandemic began.  Wilson County Health Director Teresa Ellen … more
Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced a $40 million pool of COVID-19 relief funds for small businesses, new capacity limits for large outdoor venues and a statewide smartphone app to alert people when … more
The Wilson Times area is forecast to enjoy pleasant temperatures and sunny skies Tuesday through Thursday.   The first meaningful chance of showers does not show up until Friday, and even … more
BAILEY — A longtime staple, the town’s annual Christmas parade has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The news came Monday during the town’s monthly meeting. Bailey … more
Another victim of COVID-19, this fall’s Litter Sweep statewide cleanup has been canceled. State transportation officials are asking residents to step up and remove roadside litter on their … more
NASHVILLE — More than 850 Nash County residents are isolated at home as the number of coronavirus related deaths reached 40 as of late Monday. Four people died of COVID-19 in the past week … more
PINETOPS — The Pinetops Fire Department has earned a Class 3 fire response rating, making this Edgecombe County town the fourth-smallest North Carolina community to achieve the high … more
Not even the coronavirus pandemic can stop Melinda Finch from realizing her dream of opening a nail salon. “We started with plans for this place back in February,” Finch said. “I was … more
Wilson County reported 55 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases since Friday. Nine of those patients are Brian Center residents, county officials said Monday. The Brian Center is one four congregrate … more
Lalor Armstrong Smith was sworn in as a new member of the Wilson Community College Board of Trustees last week. Smith is a Wilson County native who grew up in a small farming community near … more
Five-year-old Cannon Hinnant was never afraid to tell people — even strangers — that he loved them. “That was his favorite sentence — ‘I love you,’” said the boy’s mother, Bonny … more
Wesley Shelter clients have needed more services than ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. And the agency has adapted to ensure clients’ needs are met on a daily basis. “We want people to … more
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