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Wilson City Manager Grant Goings will lead the state organization for his peers this coming year after being elected president of the North Carolina City and County Management Association. The … more
Sections of several highways in Nash and Edgecombe counties will be resurfaced over the next year. The N.C. Department of Transportation last week approved a $4.6 million contract with Barnhill … more
Joel Jordan took a brief look at the soupy mix of water, vegetable oil and food coloring that lay in the roasting pan in front of him and splashed a quick drop of more green into it. He was trying … more
For two-thirds of Maj. Bobby Lancaster’s life, the 69-year-old has served others through the Salvation Army. Now he is putting his experience to work in Wilson County. Lancaster stepped up as … more
Having a child diagnosed with a life-threatening ailment is hard enough without the stress of trying to figure out how to balance daily life with hospitalization. That is where the Ronald McDonald … more
Police have arrested a Lucama man in connection to an April armed robbery in Wilson. Officials responded to the Jiffy Mart at 111 Hines St. on April 1 shortly before 9:30 p.m. When officers … more
ELM CITY — A man faces multiple charges after authorities seized more than 10 pounds of marijuana, Ecstasy, cocaine and various prescription pills from his northern Wilson County home. … more
“Daddy, I missed you,” Jordan Suggs Jr. said excitedly Thursday upon being surprised by his namesake, who is on leave from a deployment in Poland. “Daddy, I love you.” Four-year-old Jordan … more
While Vidant Medical Group has a significant presence across eastern North Carolina, the first incursion into Wilson County is under construction and Wilson Medical Center was among those taking … more
The following deed transfers for the week of July 2-6, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From D.R. Horton, Inc. to Kenyetta A. Lofton, 4104 Sabre Lane NW, … more
Two weeks ago, 21-year-old Jocelyn Hernandez’s body was discovered a day after she was reported missing following a single-vehicle crash on Raleigh Road Parkway at Interstate 95. Police now say … more
The Wilson County Democratic Party will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. ‘Glow for Emma’ planned Monday BAILEY — Bailey United … more
Officials say a lot of progress has been made over the past several months in the Wilson County Department of Social Services’ nearly $1 million renovation project. Construction is on schedule … more
Wilson’s Boys and Girls Club is one of 10 organizations across the country that could win an additional $5,000 from BB&T. But the club needs the community’s help. Folks can cast their … more
An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types — especially type O — to give now and help save lives. The Red … more
Wilson residents can quiz police supervisors on neighborhood safety issues during the Wilson Police Department’s “Chat with the Commanders” planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at the city’s … more
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office is one step closer to getting its new VIPER communications system up and running. That new system includes 800-megahertz radios for deputies. Sheriff Calvin … more
Grass seed and hay was spread across a repaired Silver Lake dam Tuesday, completing a months-long project to restore scenic Silver Lake. A consortium of Wilson County farmers — Johnny Barnes, … more
A family-owned Wilson business has expanded into Virginia. Aqwa Inc. has worked to be a leading company in wastewater treatment equipment sales and service across the Carolinas since 2002, but … more
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