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Farm hands hurriedly gather sweet potatoes in this time-lapse video from a Vick Family Farms field off N.C. 58 in Wilson. “We’re in full swing right now,” said Jerome Vick. more
KENLY — A drive-through Christmas village is coming to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. For the first two weekends in December, the museum will become a life-size version of the miniature … more
CLAYTON — A 9-year-old boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister in the head Friday morning, Clayton police said. The shooting happed just after 11 a.m. at 108 Smart Court, which is off … more
KENLY — The Tobacco Farm Life Museum will reopen Sept. 24. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. On its website, the museum has set up an online calendar where … more
Town and county leaders in Johnston are welcoming a Supreme Court ruling that removes a roadblock to building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Smithfield Mayor Andy Moore called the ruling “a … more
(The Center Square)— The North Carolina House approved the state's second coronavirus relief package for the state Thursday. The bill, which allocates a portion of the $3.5 billion of direct … more
SMITHFIELD — Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery. more
  From staff reports Four new cases of COVID-19 were added to Wilson County’s tally on Saturday, bringing the total to 428 cases. Of those cases, 300 have recovered. There are 17 … more
(The Center Square) — The North Carolina House voted Thursday in favor of a bill that would allow bars to reopen immediately and expand capacity for restaurants, a measure that would override … more
PARIS — Dining at a table where each person is enclosed by a clear plastic shield might look and sound futuristic, but it could be one way for some restaurants to reopen. It also might help out … more
SMITHFIELD —Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell on Wednesday said his office would neither prevent nor interfere with indoor church services. “Before I would do that, I would lay … more
Pastor Steve Strickland of Grace Baptist Church delivered Monday's Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens. The 9:15 a.m. prayer was streamed on Stevens’ … more
Wilson’s second presumptive positive COVID-19 patient has been released from the hospital and is recovering during home isolation, according to Wilson County Health Director Teresa … more
RALEIGH — One person from Johnston County has tested postive for the coronavirus, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said in a news release Thursday morning. “This is not … more
Gotta make some snow cream Enjoy it while you can! This first ran in February 2014     When I was growing up, I thought evaporated milk was good for one thing — making … more
Preparations are underway as Wilson braces for the first snow of the year. Wilson is excepted to get between 3 and 4 inches of snow.  “Things are still on schedule,” said Jonathan … more
A Banker's Holiday [Photo gallery]
A Downtown Christmas includes three days of holiday events including a tree-lighting ceremony, a parade and plenty of fun for the kids. more
Light Up Brentwood [Photo gallery]
Light Up Brentwood was held Thursday evening at the Shoppes of Brentwood. more
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