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The Resident Council Committee of the Wilson Housing Authority’s E.B. Jordan Homes recently raised funds to throw a back-to-school party for children who live in the neighborhood. The annual … more
Nathaniel Parker didn’t know what to expect when he stepped off the elevator at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office Thursday morning. But he was dressed for the part. Nathaniel, wearing a … more
Faith United Fellowship, 1407 Tarboro St. SW, will offer free haircuts, backpacks and … more
Tourism is big business, with revenue breaking records in 2018 in North Carolina and in Wilson County. “There’s a lot of competition for travelers’ time and money,” said Visit North … more
Old-school education has undergone a metamorphosis. Back in the day, what students were expected to learn in school was writing, reading and arithmetic. In the new teaching paradigm, students … more
A ribbon-cutting was held Sunday to celebrate the completion of Hope Station's Westview House - Wilson's new shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Pictured are members of the former … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Amada Senior Care has received the 2019 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking … more
Four graduates from Hunt High School have been awarded four-year, $28,000 Owens Scholarships through Wilson County Schools. Logan Hinnant, Haley Johnson, Hope Nguyen and Christian Phaby will … more
Next week, the junction of N.C. 42 and N.C. 581 west of Wilson will become an all-way stop to improve safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation determined the change was warranted after … more
Buyers walked along bales of tobacco in the first live auction on the secondary market Wednesday at Horizon Ltd. in Wilson. “This is the first sale of the 2019 season,” said Kenneth Kelly of … more
Wilson police and Bethel Baptist Church youth will team up Friday for an event aimed to not only raise money for a local agency, but to build lasting relationships. Together, police and youth … more
GOLDSBORO — Wayne Community College has added a new automotive specialty to its training toolbox. A new Nissan Technician Training Academy program will be implemented this fall as part of … more
A generation or so ago, when a class was studying the building of the pyramids, the development of the airplane or the wonders of the deep blue sea, the teacher might show a film strip on the … more
A Wilson man will spend more than a decade behind bars in connection to a 2018 shooting that left a man injured. Devanta Jamal Battle, who pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder on … more
The Wilson Rotary Club honored area Eagle Scouts Monday. Rotary member Sam Douglas gave an overview of the local scout camps and noted that 11 of the 156 new Eagle Scouts in the district are from … more
Wilson police are investigating the cause of an early Monday crash that closed a portion of U.S. 301 for several hours. Police responded to a 4:37 a.m. call regarding a motor vehicle crash in the 1300 block of U.S. 301 near the N.C. 42 East exit ramp, according to officials. When officers arrived, they found two vehicles that were on the side of the highway … more
The Wilson Community College Foundation will hold its Wilson Community College Scholarship Invitational Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Wedgewood Golf Course, 3201 Stantonsburg Road. … more
BAILEY — The town Board of Commissioners voted Monday to create a downtown development organization. The N.C. Department of Commerce’s Main Street and Rural Planning Center will facilitate … more
When students and faculty arrive at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf in the coming week, they will see more than $703,000 in capital improvements. “I cannot wait until the staff … more
Wilson wing lovers, unite — because the city will soon be home to America’s Best Wings. Manager Murad Hossan moved to Wilson about six months ago and hopes to have construction at the … more
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