WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Community COVID-19 town hall video
This video from the city of Wilson's Vimeo page shows Tuesday's virtual town hall on the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants in the … Read More
No pen pals here: Tobs remain fiery at the plate, rout Fungo 18-6 in 7 innings
The disappointment in the voice of Wilson Tobs head coach Harry Markotay was palpable. His team had just turned in another … Read More
Fire destroys storage building behind rural Wilson County home
LUCAMA — Firefighters are investigating the cause of a Tuesday fire in an outbuilding behind a rural Wilson County … Read More
Team Elite scratches past Redbirds for first win
ROCKY MOUNT — Twenty innings at the plate have elapsed for Wilson Team Elite to date, and through three contests, the independent … Read More
Surprise parade honors longtime volunteer Jerney Minshew
Jerney Minshew figured he could quietly recede into the background when it came to his work with the Wilson County Master … Read More
Before you call 911, make sure it's not a controlled burn: Wheat fields on fire a common sight after harvest
Short-lived clouds of black smoke have been rising around Wilson County as farmers burn off straw from harvested wheat fields. “I … Read More
Baseball is back: Tobs mask River Bandits in exhibition opener
It was the seventh inning of Friday’s 2020 exhibition opener for the Wilson Tobs, and “Cotton Eye Joe” blared over the Fleming … Read More
Mayor Stevens' weekly video update
Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens discusses the Executive Order 147 from Gov. Roy Cooper and the statewide mandatory mask requirement in … Read More
Wilson removes Josephus Daniels historical marker: Family cited his 'indefensible positions on race'
Wilson city workers on Thursday removed a historical marker paying tribute to Josephus Daniels, who’s widely regarded as a white … Read More
Mayor Stevens' weekly video update
Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens delivered his weekly update Monday, June 15, in video format on his Facebook page. Read More
There were no roadblocks on Saturday for rolling graduations
Drive-thru graduation formats proved successful as Wilson County’s three traditional high schools handed out diplomas to 710 seniors … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Michael Woodard of Grace Church of God In Christ
Pastor Michael Woodard of Grace Church of God In Christ delivered this week’s Prayer for Our City on Thursday, June 11, with an … Read More
'The sin of racism': Wilsonians peacefully march for change
Hundreds of Wilsonians united for racial justice Sunday, but for one, that just wasn’t enough. Erik Patton-Sharpe, 21, joined … Read More
Greenfield School graduates 18
Greenfield School’s class of 2020 did more rolling than walking. The 18 seniors in the 50th graduating class began their … Read More
Wilson Academy of Applied Technology celebrates 1st graduating class
The Wilson Academy of Applied Technology handed diplomas and degrees to its first class of graduates Saturday. “In 2016 we opened … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Bobby Harrell, Wave Church
Pastor Bobby Harrell of Wave Church delivered this week’s Prayer for Our City on Wednesday with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Dameion L. Royal of Contending for the Faith Church Ministries
Pastor Dameion L. Royal of Contending for the Faith Church Ministries delivered Friday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Rev. Lamont Foster Sr., St. John AME Zion Church
Rev. Lamont Foster Sr. of St. John AME Zion Church delivered Wednesday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Tyler Campbell, Raleigh Road Baptist Church
Pastor Tyler Campbell of Raleigh Road Baptist Church delivered Tuesday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Innovation hub nearly complete
From peeling paint and rotted steps, the Gig East Exchange’s future home has come a long way, and crews are hard at work to get the … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Apostle Charles Lewis, Kairos Church Ministries
Apostle Charles Lewis of Kairos Church Ministries delivered Monday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Ray Wells, Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church
Pastor Ray Wells of Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church delivered Friday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Jerome Frasier, Trinity AME Zion Church
Pastor Jerome Frasier of Trinity AME Zion Church delivered Thursday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Reverend Leigh Finnegan-Hosey, First Christian Church
Rev. Leigh Finnegan-Hosey of First Christian Church delivered Wednesday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Calvin Suggs, Miracle Christian Center
Pastor Calvin Suggs of Miracle Christian Center delivered Tuesday’s Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton … Read More