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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state's largest single-day … more
I almost blew it until a Sunday paper alerted me to National Pecan Pie Day.  So, it was time to make a pecan pie — not for me, but for Ashley Benton, my oldest granddaughter. … more
TOLEDO, Ohio — With little more than a month before millions of U.S. schoolchildren go back to class, much is still up in the air - and not just because of the surging number of coronavirus … more
As we continue to respond to COVID-19, I want to give you an update on everything I am working on to support the physical and economic health of North Carolinians and help get our lives back to … more
There will be a second drive-thru testing for COVID-19 for people ages 18 and older in Wilson on Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the offices of State Rep. … more
NEW YORK — Crowded bars and house parties have been identified as culprits in spreading the coronavirus. Meat packing plants, prisons and nursing homes are known hot spots. Then there's the … more
When the nurse swabbed the inside of Rebekah Langley’s nose, she twitched briefly.  The process took less than a minute, and Langley didn’t even have to get out of the … more
The Wilson Times area is in the midst of typical summer heat, and there is no relief in sight. High temperatures Saturday through Tuesday, and probably at least a few days beyond, are forecast to … more
Faced with the severe injuries Kyle Cashwell had, many people would have lost their will to survive. But not Cashwell. The Garland man lost his right arm and his right leg in a farming accident … more
State Treasurer Dale Folwell hoped to push Gov. Roy Cooper to exempt public-power cities from the state moratorium on utility nonpayment disconnections, but an abrupt end to this week’s Council … more
The N.C. State Education Assistance Authority has selected 215 rural North Carolina students to receive up to a $12,000 Golden Leaf scholarship.  Wilson students receiving the scholarship … more
A Tuesday night Wilson Planning and Design Review Board meeting was short and sweet, especially for a property owner seeking a rezoning. Susan K. Ellis wants to rezone 4003 Nash St. NW from … more
Did you know that Wilson Community College has a brand-new program starting this fall? The new two-year degree program, building construction technology, prepares students to apply technical … more
BLACK CREEK — The Wilson County Beekeeping Association has a new home. Wilson resident and club member Gene Nemechek offered the 12-by-12 foot outbuilding to the club. The structure was … more
Wilson County health officials reported a sixth COVID-19 outbreak at a congregate living facility Friday.  Three Wilson Assisted Living residents tested positive for COVID-19, according to … more
The following deed transfers for the week of June 29-July 2 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From Joseph A. Hoskins and Almetia L. Hoskins to Hyier … more
Authorities say a Wilson man was arrested Thursday in connection to a stabbing that left a teenager seriously injured.  Police obtained an arrest warrant for 29-year Rakim Hikeem Cox in the … more
Greenlight cable TV customers will pay $6 more a month starting in August due to rising content costs. “Almost all of the rate increase comes from very few yet very popular channels that we … more
Wilson County farmers have started harvesting tobacco, but it’s been tough getting to this point. “The year 2020 has just presented one challenge after another for our country, our state and … more
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