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Wilsonians will dodge April showers this week, but the weather will stay warm and chances for a dry weekend under sunny skies are good. Each day this week carries a chance of showers, starting … more
There is still time left to register for Hope Station’s sixth annual Wilson Swamp Stomp. The 5K mud and obstacle run will be held Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. at Greenfield School. The event aims … more
The family of a Pennsylvania woman who disappeared after a recent stay at a Wilson hotel is asking for the public’s help. Wilson police say 32-year-old Sianeh Togbah Sherman had stayed at the … more
The state education chairman for North Carolina’s NAACP will address the community at a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church. National … more
Winstead United Methodist Church of Wilson is holding an old-fashioned tent revival to celebrate God’s love and to challenge the Wilson community to respond with love of God and neighbor. The … more
Nearly a century after Barnes Motor & Parts Co. was founded in downtown Wilson, a merger with another NAPA Auto Parts chain will make Wilson part of the largest family-owned NAPA business in the … more
STANTONSBURG — Two Wilson County farmers are pushing the envelope when it comes to pepper production. Walker Shelton and Thomas Webb, owners of Planters Produce Co. in Stantonsburg, are the … more
SIMS — A veteran volunteer firefighter who was killed in a farming accident is being commemorated by his department. Matthew Scott “Chew” Lamm died in September while working on a farm on … more
Seven students sit silently in a circle at Wilson Community College. A blue ball is bounced between them as they take turns asking a hypothetical question and getting a … more
Abby Hodges, a senior at Fike High School, has been selected to receive the prestigious, full-ride Park Scholarship from North Carolina State University. Hodges is the daughter … more
Wilson County Schools will receive nearly $19,000 in additional bond forfeiture money after the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a district court judge’s decision to reduce forfeiture amounts in … more
Wilson Housing Authority senior residents are getting the chance to get in better shape thanks to a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson that is part of the Eat Smart/Move More North … more
With partly sunny skies and mild spring temperatures, this weekend provides Wilsonians with a chance to get out and about before Monday afternoon showers, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson … more
Authorities are searching for a Pennsylvania woman who has disappeared after a recent stay at a Wilson hotel. Wilson police say 32-year-old Sianeh Togbah Sherman last spoke with family members on … more
Despite garnering planning board members’ approval earlier this month, plans to redevelop an old convenience store on U.S. 301 near Pender Street into an internet sweepstakes facility were halted … more
CONTENTNEA ROCK QUARRY In 1908 James Mulligan (who had arrived in Wilson in 1903 to construct the Raleigh and Pamilco Sound Railroad) opened a quarry on the left side of the road that goes W. from … more
The city of Wilson is kicking off its annual Spring Cleanup Week with the police department’s Super Shred-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Wilson Mall near the shuttered Kroger. The event … more
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