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An Elm City man has died after he was seriously injured in an Aug. 9 crash.  Wilson police say 60-year-old John W. Finch III died Sunday as result of his injuries related to the three-vehicle wreck on Herring Avenue … more
Barton alumnus Brandon Sneed, class of 2009, author of the recently released "Head in the Game: The Mental Engineering of the World's Greatest Athletes," will share his story as the featured speaker … more
KENLY — A family-owned truck stop on Interstate 95 has a new service that will not only benefit drivers, but the environment as well. “We were looking to invest in emerging technology to … more
Wilson Chapel Church, 513 E. Barnes St., will have a health and wellness expo from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 with health screenings, nurses available to answer any health questions, aerobics, … more
The Wilson NAACP branch will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St. Church plans yard sale fundraiser St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1008 E. Nash St., will … more
The vivid yellow mural on the side of Brewmasters has been capturing passing motorists’ attention for about a year, yet the fate of the painting has not been decided. The Forest Hills Road … more
Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 S. Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Winter clothing giveaway this morning ELM CITY — Wilson Missionary Union will … more
Joyce Matthews came to Belk Monday morning with a purpose. “I was going in to tell the manager how disappointed I was that Belk wasn’t supporting the Salvation Army,” Matthews said. “I am … more
Since the 1960s, American Legion Post 13 has called the 2000 block of U.S. 301 home. However, the Friday sale of the meeting building means the post’s iconic sign will soon be replaced. “When … more
The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Nearly 2.8 million people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for … more
Sixth-grade students may be added to the middle school-level athletic rosters in the upcoming school year after a Monday ruling by the Wilson County Board of Education. In a 6-1 vote, the board elected to permit sixth-graders to join all sports … more
A Wilson County jury on Tuesday found 20-year-old Anfernee Knight guilty on all charges — including first-degree murder — in the killing of 7-year-old Kamari … more
Nov. 28 John M. Britt, presiding K. Arch/K. Tilley, prosecutors • Kevin L. Anderson, probation violation, extend one year, finish paying money; probation violation out of county, terminate but must pay money to provider. • … more
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline's developers say they'll establish pollinator habitats along some 50 miles of the proposed natural gas pipeline's route. According to a release from Aaron Ruby, a media … more
Rhonda Nixon carried a sign with an important message. “Love Should Not Hurt. Someone is beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S. Take action now.” Nixon was one of 50 local residents, mostly … more
Harrison Barnett is ready for the next step. Ready to catch up in height with his younger twin sisters and classmates. Ready to be able to play in a swimming pool. Ready to no longer be tethered to … more
The smell of cured tobacco is long gone from the old warehouse. The auctioneer’s chant, the farm trucks hauling the season’s harvest, the anxious farmers standing by their piles of golden … more
Quitting smoking may be the top New Year’s resolution for residents of Wilson’s public housing communities this year. Beginning Jan. 1, all Wilson Housing Authority properties will be tobacco-free. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development … more
RALEIGH — Alex Jasinski of Bailey checks his email every morning before work, but this time, sitting in his inbox, was a message telling him he’d won a $25,000 a year for life from the North … more
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