Unity ribbons pay tribute to King

Elm City Middle School student Ta'Nasia Chatman, left, and Joshik Conyers, right, hang their eighth-grade class art project in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Students created the unity ribbons last week to carry on King's legacy.
Across Wilson County and beyond today, many will gather to celebrate and honor the man who fought for equality and against injustice. Martin Luther King Jr. sought to unite, not divide. While it’s …

Wilson Fire/Rescue Services rolls out new rank structure

Albert Alston has helmed Wilson Fire/Rescue Services for more than a year and has ushered in a myriad of changes, including a restructuring of the department ranks. “We did a needs assessment of …
Photographers Serra Akcan, left, and Çiğdem Ücüncü, right, are the Eyes on Main Street project's artists in residence for the month of January.

Turkish photographers focus on Wilson’s women

When Serra Akcan and Çiğdem Ücüncü arrived in Wilson as artists in residence for the Eyes on Main Street photographic project, they wondered where all the people were. It’s really not …
Heating bill help available from Wilson DSS

Eligible low-income households can apply for help with home heating expenses beginning Tuesday at the Wilson County Department of Social Services. The federally funded Low-Income Energy …


Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Cold snap brings bitter cold, wind chill in single digits

"First comes the rain, then the wind, then probably our coldest temperatures of the season," Albert Thomas Jr. says in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by …

Princeton board divided on endorsing U.S. 70 bypass

PRINCETON — After a lengthy debate, town commissioners voted 3-1 to table a resolution of support for the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s plan for the U.S. 70 bypass to Princeton. …

Kenly siblings finish 3rd in college cornhole championship

State honors retired publisher

Daniels steps down as Selma town manager

Bailey town administrator resigns

After an impromptu closed session during Monday’s Bailey Board of Commissioners meeting, officials announced that Town Administrator Timothy Johnson would resign his post effective 5 p.m. …

Government shutdown stalls Middlesex grant application

Spring Hope ready to grow

Nash sheriff's office promotes first woman to major

Campaign finance reform helps special interests

One of the new Democratic House majority’s top priorities is so-called campaign finance reform legislation. Contrary to the claims of its supporters, campaign finance reform legislation does not …

817 students learn in the pool

Cindy Boring gathered her seven swimming students together to give them some extra pointers before allowing them to start a free swim. Boring is one of the volunteers teaching 817 Wilson County …

College Sports
Bulldogs claim history, spill No. 15 Grand Canyon

LEBANON, Tenn. — The Barton College men’s volleyball program, established in 2012, accomplished history Friday afternoon in the Grow The Game Challenge in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena on …

Barton, South Atlantic Conference agree to football scheduling alliance

Surging Bulldogs triumph at Mount Olive

Neal matches career high to spark Barton past Mount Olive

BARTON ROUNDUP: BC swim teams win final tuneup before CC Championships

Community sports
No excuse for bad behavior

I have defended, or at least argued, a case for more information many times when the public becomes outraged at a hunter or angler. Many times, it is due to the angle of the story where certain …

Still a boy of summer

WYSA steps up to the next level

Newsome double Big Fish winner for Fishers of Men in 2019

Listing those passions

School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
monday Holiday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry Pop-Tart, fruit punch, peach cup and milk Lunch: Corn dog nuggets or … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
Wilson County Monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit punch, strawberry cup and milk Lunch: Cheeseburger or pork chop sandwich, … Read More
Why I Teach: Teaching with ‘great joy and a servant’s heart’
Brian Trull is athletic director and teacher at Wilson Christian Academy. Total years teaching: 20 years, with 19 years at … Read More
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