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HOOKERTON — Authorities say a Maury Correctional Institution inmate died Friday in a fight with another inmate at the state prison in Greene County. Andre A. Young-Johnson, 23, was pronounced … more
As I awoke this past weekend, it was just after sunrise. There was actual frost on the ground despite the brightness of the sun’s rays. The moon was still up on the opposite horizon in full view … more
Wilson County Schools will receive bids next week from architectural firms interested in designing the new Wilson Academy of Applied Technology high school building. Superintendent Lane Mills … more
Falling snow didn’t stop 10 residents from expressing their support for the Pine Street redevelopment project at Thursday’s Wilson City Council meeting. “(Wilson) has had vision for … more
This week I saw a poster with the following title: “The World Is Our Classroom: I’ve learned that…” This poster contains a long list of things that people learn and the ages at which they … more
More than a week into early voting in the presidential primary, turnout remains low. “I really thought they would come out in droves considering the number of candidates in the primary,” said … more
The cats have been complaining that I have not featured them in a column lately. I don’t know what a big deal being in the newspaper is to a cat, but apparently it is the bee’s knees. … more
For many folks around Wilson, a little bit of snow is just the right amount. Wilson collected enough snow overnight Thursday to cover the grass in most open areas and add a shiny silver and white … more
The Men’s Civic League of Wilson will sponsor a community-wide black history month program at 3 p.m. Sunday at L.N. Forbes Free Will Baptist Tabernacle Church. The theme of keynote speaker U.S. … more
Spaghetti supper set for Tuesday The Knights of Columbus and St. Therese Catholic Church will host their 55th annual spaghetti supper on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Lunch will be severed from 11:30 a.m. to … more
The third Wilson Area Student Health clinic will be located at Hunt High School. The Wilson County Board of Education approved the location of the clinic Monday night. The Healthcare Foundation of … more
Students in an after-school session at a Wilson church were uninjured when stray bullets struck the building where they studied Wednesday. Rev. Phil Byrum, pastor at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church … more
Police are investigating a Wednesday robbery at a Wilson convenience store. Officers responded to a 1:02 a.m. call to the Circle K located at 2877 Ward Blvd. When police arrived, they spoke to … more
BAILEY ­­— The popular and long-serving Camp Charles isn’t part of recent bankruptcy protection proceedings filed by the Boy Scouts of America. The campground, valued at $243,000, is … more
Road conditions could be hazardous Friday morning after winter precipitation moved into Wilson Thursday afternoon and overnight. At press time Thursday, Wilson was expected to get several inches of … more
The North Carolina Whirligig Festival won four prestigious awards recognizing its continued success at the state level. The N.C. Association of Festivals and Events honored the festival with … more
Snow should replace rain in The Wilson Times area by late Thursday afternoon, resulting in a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service. Up to 3-5 inches of snow is expected by the … more
Preparations are underway as Wilson braces for the first snow of the year. Wilson is excepted to get between 3 and 4 inches of snow.  “Things are still on schedule,” said Jonathan … more
RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina state trooper shouldn't have been fired for losing his hat and lying about it, an appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that's spanned a decade and multiple … more
LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders' take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious … more
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