WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Train cars are shown piled on top of one another in this Times file photo after a a CSX train jumped the tracks near Elm City on May 11, 1987. The wreck caused a tank carrying sulfuric acid to …

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Firefighters pour water on buildings along  the 200 block of Barnes Street in downtown Wilson in this June 5, 1984 Times file photo. The fire, fed by automotive chemicals, destroyed the historic …

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In this Times file photo taken around 1965 from the Wilson County Nash Street Office Building, formerly the First Union National Bank of North Carolina, businesses thrive including a Roses and …

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The original Wilson County Courthouse, built soon after Wilson County was established in 1855,  is shown in 1912. At left, a horse-drawn buggy is partially obscured by a utility pole for …

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Remember When? .Evelyn Meyer of Wilson shared this picture from .Wilson's first All-America City recognition. Frank Eagles is pictured at far left. At far right are Charles Raines, Bruce Boyette and …

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More than 2,000 students are shown attending The Embers' concert at Fike High School's stadium on April 26, 1973 as part of Wilson's 1972 All-America City celebration. The Wilson Times is publishing …

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Wilson's 1972 All-America City designation brought out major politicians to help the town celebrate, including Wilson Mayor H.P. Benton Jr.; Gov. James Holshouser; Lt. Gov. James B. Hunt Jr.; Terry …