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The following deed transfers for the week of July 13-17 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From Andree Marie Adams to Morris Joel Adams and Andree Marie Adams, … more
The American Red Cross is seeking local disaster relief volunteers as the nonprofit prepares for hurricane season.  “The coronavirus pandemic may make it challenging to deploy trained … more
Did you know Wilson Community College now has funding to help recruit firefighters? The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation has designated 20 North Carolina community colleges for a firefighter … more
Wilson County reported 26 new COVID-19 cases Friday, none of which were facility-related.  About 15% of the county’s 1,267 novel coronavirus cases are currently active, according to … more
Wilson County reported 26 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a slight decrease from Wednesday’s count. About 15% of the county’s cases are active with 164 people isolated at home and 23 people … more
Wilson County’s four private schools will open next month with face-to-face instruction, while the two public charter schools will begin the year with remote learning. Greenfield School, Wilson … more
Drive-thru COVID-19 tests available Screenings for COVID-19 will be available at two Wilson County testing sites on Saturday, July 25. Tests are available for ages 18 and up at both locations. … more
Lakisha Hall, pastor at Triple Dimensions Ministries in Wilson, started a fundraiser following May 31 protests that left damage at roughly two dozen Wilson businesses. Hall said she wanted to … more
As parents prepare for nine weeks of remote learning for Wilson County Schools’ 10,800 students, many have questions about procedure. The district released its reentry plan for the fall semester … more
I don’t know about you, but being at home has really upped my online shopping game. I am constantly receiving Amazon packages at the door. I am sure it’s due to a mixture of boredom and fear … more
A new irrigation system has allowed one Wilson County farmer to be selective about the crops he’s able to plant in some fields. Jeffrey Boykin of Boykin Farms finished the installation of a new … more
A variety of businesses and organizations have stepped up this week with plans to help parents panicking over the decision to start the coming school year remotely. “Having children of my own, … more
I would like to share a story that happened to me recently in Wilson, the place I call home.  I feel pretty confident in saying most of us believe our world is unsettled today, to say the … more
An apparent apparel argument at a Wilson doctors’ office has led to a small ongoing protest and high page views on social media. Rachel Williams took to Facebook Live on July 15 to complain … more
It’s official — the Wilson County Public Library system has gone fine-free.  Library patrons will no longer be issued fines if they miss a due date for material returns, and all … more
There’s still time to get counted for the 2020 census.  This week, the U.S. Census Bureau will send out postcards reminding households to fill out the 2020 census if they haven’t … more
I miss a lot of things about being in the church building for worship — the community and fellowship, the communal hearing of the choir as its members open our hearts to receive the … more
Two sweepstakes parlors received approval Tuesday night to open on the 6600 and 6700 blocks of Ward Boulevard. The facility at Wilson Recycling Center at 6601 Ward Blvd. has been operating as a … more
The Wilson City Council was able to get down to business in short and sweet meetings recently. The monthly meeting started at 7 p.m. July 16 with no discussion or public comments about annexing … more
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