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Sometimes it’s just a family with a picnic basket visiting the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Other times, it’s thousands of people, enjoying some live music and good food. Either way, the park … more
Seven seniors from Beddingfield, Fike and Hunt high schools were awarded the four-year, $28,000 Owens Scholarship at the schools’ recent awards day events. Winners are Alan Calderon from … more
As the weather warms up, health officials say it’s vital to protect yourself from mosquito and tick-borne illnesses. And the best way to prevent those diseases is to protect yourself by using … more
GREENVILLE — Marco Agostini of Wilson and Katelyn McKinney of Sims have been selected for East Carolina University’s EC Scholars program and will receive four-year scholarships, the university … more
Renzo Cieza, a Hunt High School senior, was awarded the 2018 MC Spirit Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The award was set up to keep the late Mary Claire Satterly’s spirit alive and to honor … more
Seven Wilson firefighters with nearly 100 years collective experience were promoted recently to captain. “Wilson Fire/Rescue Services is committed to a culture of continuous improvement,” said … more
Wilson-area event organizers can sell tickets online and boost their promotions and marketing through WAWTix.com, powered by The Wilson Times and Wide Awake Wilson. Times staffers launched WAWTix, … more
ELM CITY — Children and teens can soar above Wilson and Nash counties on June 9 as local Experimental Aircraft Association chapters hold their annual celebration of International Young Eagles … more
Registration is now open for the Barton Kids’ College, an enrichment program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, offered on three teacher work days for the 2018-19 year for Wilson … more
Wilsonians joined with representatives from 82 other counties across the state for Rural Day on Tuesday. The N.C. Rural Center event was a chance for officials to compare notes about local … more
The former waterfront estate of a late Wilson barbecue baron has sold and a new family is moving into the property. In November, Bill Ellis’ widow Tracy hired Chuck Williamson of The Chesson … more
The Wilson County Health Department Breastfeeding support group BIBS will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. Engineer to discuss drones in … more
Since the announcement of the intent to sell Wilson County Home Health, county commissioners have received many phone calls, emails, letters and even text messages. A grassroots movement formed and … more
So, in last week’s column, I explained how “Avengers: Infinity War” can be viewed as a singular, stand-alone, self-contained conclusion to a decade of Marvel cinematic movies. (SPOILER ALERT … more
Today’s older citizens who grew up in the country had three full months of summer vacation. All of June, July and August were just good old summertime, those glorious days when school was a thing … more
PENDER’S BIRTHPLACE In 1834, Maj. Gen. William Dorsey Pender, C.S.A., was born in a house no longer standing on the right side of the road four-tenths of a mile north of Pender’s Crossroads, … more
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