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Wilson Medical Center intensive care unit staff received lunch from Chick-N-Stix on Saturday.

‘Neighbors helping neighbors': Eatery donates lunch to ICU staff

Forty boxed lunches were prepared with love — and personal protective equipment — on Saturday before being delivered to pandemic front-line workers in Wilson Medical Center’s intensive care …

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Fire burns woods, barn, tractor
ELM CITY — A debris pile being burned Sunday behind a home on Bridgersville Road resulted in a larger fire Monday that destroyed … Read More
‘Neighbors helping neighbors': Eatery donates lunch to ICU staff
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Prayer for Our City: Pastor Cliff Lewin of Wilson Praise and Worship
Pastor Cliff Lewin of Wilson Praise and Worship delivered Tuesday's Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Elder Ida Hamilton, Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ
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Cavalier neighborhood holds karaoke parade
Residents of the extended Cavalier neighborhood put together a karaoke parade of a few vehicles Sunday with neighbors, some in … Read More
Church makes huge food delivery
Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wilson delivered some 11,000 pounds of food to Hope Station, the … Read More
Hospital staff treated to meal: ‘It’s a wonderful thing’
Hospital employees didn’t have to worry about lunch or dinner Thursday. All they had to do was walk outside and stand in line … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Daylon Mooneyham
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Wilson County Schools opens 25 meal sites
It is “no small job” attempting to provide needed meals for schoolchildren in all corners of Wilson County. “Monumental is … Read More
Can this really be the end? As seasons suspended, some seniors’ careers hang in the balance
Tyson Bass wasn’t hearing any of it. His Hunt High varsity baseball team had just finished up an 11-1 win over Bunn in five … Read More
Youth center feeds hundreds: School closures could leave some children hungry
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Fike scraps to emotion-charged 4-2 win against Rose before shutdown
The Fike High varsity baseball team scrapped to an emotion-charged 4-2 victory on the Gilbert Ferrell Field diamond  Friday evening … Read More
Warriors close out Bunn before hiatus, 11-1
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Fike High School blood drive falls short on virus fears
Concerns over COVID-19 affected Thursday’s Fike High School Blood Drive. The drive's goal had been to gather 500 pints, but 380 … Read More
Barrel fire spreads to SUV, house
A barrel fire migrated into nearby grass and woods before setting an SUV ablaze and then a house Tuesday morning. According to … Read More
Wilson Energy teaches with electrifying display
Wearing thick rubber gloves, Grant Roberson places a kite on a miniature electrical line and sparks start to fly. The display … Read More
Single-wide mobile home destroyed in fire
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Storms cause creek flooding
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Video: Wind spins Wilson's whirligigs
Wilson Times reporter Drew C. Wilson captured this time-lapse video as high winds put on a show at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park … Read More
Steady development keeps appraisers busy: Wilson County building permits on the upswing
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770 take second grade water course
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Vann’s clutch play for North Johnston helps down Beddingfield
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