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A Wilson man is being held under a $50,000 secured bond after he was accused of taking indecent liberties with a minor. On Tuesday, police arrested and charged 42-year-old Bennie R. Farmer, who … more
Wilson native and University of Illinois graduate Anna Oates won the National Records of Scotland Award for the most outstanding student work in digital preservation for her master’s thesis work on … more
ELM CITY — When Ben Sharpe got it in his head that he wanted to return to the family farm and establish a viable agricultural business, he looked to the N.C. Farm School to guide him. Sharpe, … more
Teacher and student Jose Luis Vilchez and Marqui Ransome knelt by the water’s edge at Lake Wilson and took turns looking through the camera’s viewfinder. Vilchez, the artist in residence for … more
Max Fitz-Gerald, co-owner of the rescue group For the Love of Dogs, pleaded his case again before the Wilson County Board of Health on Tuesday to become an appointed certified rabies vaccine … more
The Wilson Golden Circle Optimist Club and the Wilson Evening Optimist Club recently joined forces to donate $1,000 to Darden Middle School. The clubs also received a $500 matching grant from … more
Luminaries light the path at Evergreen Memorial Park following Tuesday's 30th annual luminary and candlelight memorial service. Thomas Yelverton at Evergreen Memorial Park Funerals and Cremations … more
Kim Hoffman of Wilson, Edward Jones financial adviser, was invited to attend Barron’s Top Women Advisers Summit this week in Palm Beach, Florida. This is the sixth time Hoffman has been invited to … more
There is rain in the forecast for this weekend into Monday, so organizers of the holiday light show at the Wilson Botanical Gardens are looking ahead. Wilson Winter Lights, 1806 Goldsboro St. SW, … more
The Wilson County Senior Activity Center is partnering with Walmart for the seventh annual Santa for Seniors program providing gifts to seniors in need during the holiday season. Santa for Seniors … more
The Wilson County Board of Education passed a first reading of revisions to its policy governing public participation at board meetings. The policy was one of nine that passed first readings at a … more
A Lucama man faces a murder charge after Wilson County sheriff’s officials say he supplied his girlfriend with heroin, causing her to die of a heart attack Saturday. On Tuesday, deputies … more
WASHINGTON — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in … more
Plans for a new BB&T building in downtown Wilson got the go-ahead during a design review meeting Tuesday. “I’d like … more
Miss Teen Bailey Whitley Griffin, left, and Miss Bailey Hailee Griffin wave to onlookers Saturday in the Bailey Christmas parade. Rain couldn't drown out the fun for town residents and visitors as … more
The Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport recently secured a multimillion-dollar grant for improvements to its runway and taxiway. While 90 percent of the $14.8 million project will be funded through … more
A new Wilson business has an international flair that pays tribute to the owner’s heritage. Ali Alshohatee opened Middle East Grocery in October in an effort to bring new flavors and products to … more
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