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The Eastern Carolina Corvette Club, based in Wilson, will observe its 25th anniversary in 2019. The club, formed in 1994, is sanctioned by the National Council of Corvette Clubs and has 85 members … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses in January: Stanley Odell Hall Jr. and Debbie Anne Ruffin, both of Wilson; Timothy Thomas Barnard and Betony Susannah … more
A missing red green-winged macaw was found Thursday about two miles from its home. Zazu, a two-year-old free-flier, had been missing since Monday. Aviculturist Buddy Waskey said the three-foot … more
The United Way of Wilson County is celebrating another successful year after raising more than $1.2 million in campaign contributions. Campaign volunteers and companies who made it all possible … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities have released the names of three Nash County sheriff’s deputies involved in a man’s fatal shooting Feb. 9 in a rural community outside Bailey. Sgt. John Winstead, … more
Parking in downtown Wilson is getting an upgrade. Well, on a trial basis at least. Drivers parking in Lot No. 2 between Tarboro and Goldsboro, Barnes and Nash streets will now pay for parking … more
Protecting residents in the Rock Ridge community isn’t a task that volunteer firefighters take lightly, nor was the chance to save those residents money. Now thanks to their hard work, improved … more
Fannie Corbett, a founder of the Wilson Community Improvement Association, died Tuesday at age 86, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. “Mom was a fighter,” said her son, Alvin … more
Brittney and Bethany Peterson both know they want to enter the medical field. The twins from Lucama, both seniors at Hunt High School, are among seven Wilson County Schools students participating … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care recently posted its annual “Pastoral Care Chaplains with 500-plus Total Hours of Service” listing in the front lobby of Nash General Hospital. As of Dec. 31, … more
The owner of a missing green-winged macaw is offering a reward for information on the bird’s location that leads to its recovery. “It’s a red green-winged macaw,” said Buddy Waskey, an … more
County commissioners and Wilson Community College trustees held a joint meeting Tuesday evening where college President Tim Wright gave an overview of the institution’s successes and challenges as … more
Raymond Applewhite, first African-American Navy instructor at the Field Medical Service School at Camp Johnson, speaks during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Ceremony recently at … more
The Brian Center of Wilson held its annual Valentine's Day celebration on Feb. 14. Pictured are Janice Batts, who was crowned the center's Valentine's Day queen, and Clifton Johnson, who was named … more
The Wilson County Board of Education voted unanimously to move forward with an application to seek state funding to construct a $20 million facility at the Wilson Community College Lee Technology Center campus. more
Wilson County’s occupancy tax revenues have increased by about 20 percent in the last six months compared to the same time last year. more
Wilson residents will get the chance to learn more about the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s 10-year transportation plan during a weeklong open house to be held Feb. 25-March … more
After a survey of Wilson County students, teachers and parents, the Wilson County Board of Education approved the 2019-20 school year calendar for the 2019-20 for both traditional schools and early … more
The Brand Performing Arts Center packed the house at the Boykin Center on Sunday for its annual performance of Dancing For A Cause, raising $31,863.50 for Southeastern Cancer Care. The sold-out … more
A Triangle-based developer recently spent $6.5 million to purchase a shopping center in hopes of increasing occupancy and business traffic. New Falls Property owns a dozen properties in Raleigh … more
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