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An additional seven Wilson County residents have tested for COVID-19. That brings Wilson’s total to 236 cases as of Saturday Six patients are now hospitalized, 141 have recovered and 80 … more
The weekend weather in The Wilson Times’ area promises to be warm, with high temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s, and sunny. By late Sunday through Wednesday, the reliability of any … more
Wilson County reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Friday.  While there was an uptick, Wilson is still on track to have fewer new cases this week than it’s had in a weeklong span since … more
Organizers have added a second telephone number for residents to call during Monday’s public comment session as a part of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office accreditation … more
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina health officials greatly expanded the scope of COVID-19 testing in the state Friday, encouraging doctors to order tests for higher-risk individuals even when they … more
A few months ago, we had some trouble here at the house and had to call a plumber.  Well, as renters, we actually called the emergency maintenance number and the tired woman at the other end … more
Rebecca Brown of Walstonburg is the Wilson top seller for the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Program, Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines announced last week.  Brown sold 1,202 boxes of … more
Human beings need to find beauty and peace in creative ways during difficult times. Now that our lives are stressed and our habits and schedules have changed in ways that are uncomfortable and … more
NASHVILLE — The Nash County Republican Party is calling on its Democratic counterparts to seek the resignation of two Rocky Mount city councilmen in the aftermath of a critical state audit report … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A scathing state audit report released Friday paints a picture of officials who used City Hall as their personal ATM while bilking taxpayers of thousands of dollars. The report … more
Pastor Ray Wells of Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church delivered Friday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens. The 9:15 a.m. prayer was streamed on … more
There is still some misinformation that is circulating. Remember, if you don’t find the information from a reliable source, don’t believe it. Wilson has many sources of reliable … more
ROCKY MOUNT — City officials tried to mislead the public with a press release about an investigation into City Hall’s finances, State Auditor Beth Wood said Thursday. “The actual … more
Fike High School senior Reece Nelson flashed a smile as a Herff-Jones representative handed her a cap and gown through her car window. Graduating seniors at two of Wilson County Schools’ … more
Christy Ruffin often catches herself listening to her sister’s voicemails. “I thank God for technology,” she said. “You really never know how important that stuff is until that’s all … more
Wilson County’s annual Memorial Day service will be held as usual, but it will be broadcast live so spectators can watch from the safety of their homes. The Wilson Committee on Patriotism’s … more
A Wilson teen faces attempted murder charges in connection to a February shooting in the Days Inn parking lot. Police arrested 18-year-old Nicholas M. McLaurin III, who is charged with four … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “The Ambassador’s Daughter” by Pam Jenoff “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins “And the Killer … more
Drive-in food drive slated Sunday Winstead United Methodist Church, 1407 S. Tarboro St., is hosting a community drive-in food drive from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. The church is seeking … more
Being home can bring its own set of distractions. I’ve created an exhaustive list of home improvement projects. The sink can’t stay free of dishes for more than 20 minutes. … more
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