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Grant applications due Aug. 11 The Wilson County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving community needs in Wilson County. Grants typically … more
Wilson Medical Center has published its annual community benefit report for the 2019 calendar year. The annual report showcases the hospital’s contributions to the Wilson community and illustrates … more
For Wilson County Schools students engaged in remote learning this fall, attendance will be recorded, grades will be issued and there will be daily, face-to-face virtual contact with teachers. … more
Wilson’s 2020 census outreach coordinator said filling out the short survey is one of the easiest ways to support the community. Jonathan Cooper, a senior planner in the city of Wilson’s … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services recently earned a national award for leading the county’s response to the opioid crisis. The agency was recognized with an achievement award from … more
Barton College named 70 students to the president’s list and 343 students to the dean’s list for the 2020 spring semester. President’s list students compiled a perfect 4.0 grade point average; … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult fiction “The Black Swan of Paris” by Karen Robards “Bombshell” by Stuart Woods “A Burial at Sea: A Mystery” … more
Wilson County reported four COVID-19-related deaths this week, all associated with a long-term care facility outbreak. All four patients were Wilson Assisted Living residents, according to Health … more
All 100 North Carolina counties experienced a drop in unemployment rates from May to June, including a 4.1% decrease to 8.8% unemployment in Wilson County. Nearby counties experienced similar … more
Six Wilson County volunteer fire departments received nearly $113,000 in state grants Thursday. “Volunteer fire departments are vital,” said Mike Causey, North Carolina’s insurance … more
Christopher Cruz, with Precision Walls Inc. of Greenville, cuts metal stud framing Wednesday for the first interior walls of the new Arts Council of Wilson building at 204 Nash St. "I can't tell you … more
LUCAMA — Authorities say a multi-team investigation led to drug arrests over a two-day period following numerous tips and complaints from Lucama residents.  “The complaints … more
I ordered a headboard almost four months ago, and it has yet to arrive at my house. First, it was delayed by the pandemic. The package was coming from China, and exports were understandably halted … more
Nash County Public Schools will start online for the upcoming school year with an eye towards getting students back into … more
Wilson County health officials reported an additional COVID-19-related death Wednesday.  Health Director Teresa Ellen said the … more
The SPOT has served its 200,000th plate in the emergency meal assistance program it’s run since March 16. A line of 10-year-olds with signs greeted drivers as they pulled through the line … more
It’s that time of year when everyone must take precautions as hot temperatures and high humidity push the heat index to dangerous levels.  Wilson County has been under multiple heat … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office rounded up several sex crime suspects last week who had outstanding felony warrants, including a 71-year-old man accused of raping a … more
Wilson businesses and government agencies are telling customers: Don’t keep the change. The coronavirus pandemic, stay-at-home orders and shutdowns have had an unforeseen consequence: A … more
Police say a Wilson man threw a concrete block through a dentist office window and then set fire to an adjoining business.  Vondell J. Locus, 25, was arrested Monday on breaking and entering … more
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