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A Wilson native is headed to the coast after recently being named the fire chief in Elizabeth City. While Corey Mercer has spent the last 24 years rising through the ranks of the Rocky Mount Fire … more
Greater Love Church Ministries, 300-B Barnes St., will host a gospel celebration in dance at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17 featuring the St. Paul Mime Team, the Remnant of St. James, Greater Love Praise … more
Wilson police are investigating an armed robbery reported Sunday at a Subway restaurant. Shortly before 1 p.m., Wilson Police Department officers responded to the Subway at 3722 Airport Blvd. NW … more
While students across the nation are planning Wednesday walkouts to commemorate a deadly school shooting in Florida, assemblies to mourn the 17 victims are planned at Wilson County’s public high … more
After much anticipation, work is underway to make Lake Wilson more accessible and user-friendly. Bridgeview Contractors started work at the end of February on a new pedestrian bridge to connect … more
TARBORO — An Edgecombe County sheriff’s deputy died in a crash that occurred during a chase Sunday evening. Deputy David Lee’Sean Manning, 24, was driving north on N.C. 111/122 north of … more
As Ranger Dillon Howard laid a strip of burning fuel through the forest, it was only seconds before the path where he had just walked was ablaze. Dry underbrush quickly ignited upon the … more
No more snow is in the forecast, but as a high-pressure system moves in, Wilson can expect breezy, chilly days Tuesday and Wednesday with 10-20 mph winds, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's … more
Wilson is under a winter weather advisory from 2 to 10 p.m. today. The National Weather Service says the area can expect a mixture of rain, sleet and heavy wet snow from early afternoon into the … more
State House hopeful Ken Fontenot’s only primary opponent is the calendar. In order to square off against Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield in November, the Wilson pastor and teacher needs 2,200 … more
Darden Middle School students learned recently that through diplomacy, people with opposing views can come together to achieve goals that benefit all involved. Two students brought home awards at … more
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Historical Commission Confederate Monuments Study Committee will meet via conference call at 4 p.m. Monday. During the meeting, the committee intends to determine … more
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced at the 66th annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking action to assist cotton producers through a … more
Construction begins today as crews work to address flooding concerns at an intersection near Wilson Medical Center. Crews will … more
Over the past few weeks, several dead dogs have been discovered in plastic trash bags dumped along rural roads in Wilson County. And investigators say they are in the process of developing a person … more
Less than two years after its founding, a Raleigh-based technology company is opening a second office in Wilson and looking to hire 50 people by the end of the year. Billy O’Boyle, an Elm City … more
The Healthcare Foundation of Wilson will fund a six-month planning and evaluation study to explore the feasibility of a new afterschool program designed to positively affect the lives of middle … more
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