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The greater Wilson area is in for a soggy Saturday, but a high-pressure system asserting itself this weekend should chase the clouds away and bring sunshine through at least Wednesday. Rain should … more
My mother loved to decorate her house for every holiday and occasion, but never more so than at Christmas. I can still remember all sorts of variations of lights and manger scenes through the … more
My friend Peggie Shultz recently shared some examples from her family’s collection of Christmas traditions and anecdotes and left me with the feeling that I was in the past, enjoying them with her … more
The Wilson County Board of Education’s regular meeting scheduled for Dec. 10 that was postponed because of snow has been reset for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The board has 15 new policies that are on … more
Fike High School senior Jalen Atkinson was into the groove, and every move he made was matched by Alaura Warrick, a second-grader from Lucama Elementary School. The two were participating in a … more
The plan to restore the shuttered Cherry Hotel to its former glory is official thanks to action taken Thursday by the Wilson City Council. “When we came here two years ago and made a decision to participate in the (request for proposals), it was a huge … more
The Vision Community Theatre Group will present “A Soulful Christmas” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Charles E. Branford Resource Center, 2312 Howard Jones Court. Tickets are $5 in advance or … more
Three Wilson County men will spend several years in federal prison after prosecutors say they were a part of a drug trafficking ring that spanned three counties. Chief U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities raided a home and fanned out across Nash County at dawn Wednesday, charging 32 suspects following a six-month investigation into the local drug trade. Nash County sheriff's deputies … more
The Salvation Army is offering area residents the opportunity to help families in the Wilson area during the Christmas season through its Angel Tree. A list of people who need food, clothing, … more
Wilson Medical Center is temporarily restricting visitors because of a recent outbreak in the community of the respiratory virus commonly known as RSV. Children under the age of 12 are asked to … more
Easterseals UCP of North Carolina and Virginia is bringing the Hope 4 N.C. program to Hurricane Florence survivors in Wilson, Wayne, Lenoir, Duplin and Sampson counties. The program’s mission is … more
As an excavator tore through a house Thursday, the whines of puppies mingled with the sound of cracking wood and shattering glass. After much debate, work stopped for the night and rescuers were able … more
Brick Scholars founder Megan Oteri of Wilson was invited to meet the general consul of Finland, Manu Virtamo, in New York City on Nov. 26 to learn about the Finnish education system. Oteri … more
Corina Buzard, chief compliance officer of the Carolina Family Health Centers, accepts a check for $20,000 from Debbie Bradshaw of the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson, right. To Buzard's left are … more
Local children are doing their part to help in an effort to help hungry students on the weekends. Children have been painting handmade Christmas ornaments that are being sold to benefit CHEW, or … more
Investigators believe they found the body of a missing Johnston County woman in a shallow grave Thursday behind a home in Wilson — a day after they charged a convicted rapist in the woman’s … more
MIDDLESEX — After a months-long process, the Middlesex Board of Commissioners voted Monday to approve new water and sewage system development fees. The fees are a result of a change in state law … more
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