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This scene of Wilson under a blanket of falling snow in January 2018 was captured with the aid of a drone-mounted camera.

Forecasters: Wilson could see snow on Thursday

Wilson could see its first snow of the year on Thursday. “Winter is not over yet,” said Mike Strickland, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Raleigh. “This is really the first …
Workers install drainage infrastructure along a road being prepared for the Heritage Crossing development at the corner of Raleigh Road Parkway and Airport Boulevard.

Construction underway at Heritage Corner: 'National tenants want to be in Wilson'

Officials spent 2019 planning to transform the southwest corner of Raleigh Road Parkway’s intersection with Airport Boulevard. Now construction crews are hard at work to bring the plans for new …
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students walk to their buses Tuesday at Elm City Middle School.

Study to forecast school needs

Wilson County Schools has contracted a research group from N.C. State University to look at a wide range of indicators to generate forecast trends in enrollment and school needs over the next decade. …
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Missing man’s family urges regional investigation

The mother of a Wilson man missing for more than a decade said she’s disappointed local authorities aren’t more involved with the case. “My son is a native of Wilson, he was a resident of …
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Shop offers fashion for all sizes While Wilson has its share of boutique shops, entrepreneur Destiney Smith wanted to set her business apart when she picked her location as well as her inventory. “There is no boutique like this …

Wilson County residents continue push for 2nd Amendment sanctuary

A small but growing number of Wilson residents continue to call for the county to become a Second Amendment sanctuary. Michael McCroskey started a Facebook petition group earlier this month …
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Weathercast: Cold front brings Thursday snow chances

After a mild start with temperatures reaching the mid-60s Tuesday afternoon, The Wilson Times area is set for a full-bear return to winter weather. There is even a chance of a dusting of snow …

RESTORATION NEWSMEDIA
THE ENTERPRISE
Bojangles' plans Spring Hope restaurant

SPRING HOPE — Get ready to get your tailgate on, southern Nash County — a major Bojangles’ franchisee in eastern North Carolina and Virginia has submitted plans for construction at …

Suspects sought in sweepstakes robbery

Probation officers seek drug convict

Middlesex seeking equipment grants

Internet provider researching rural broadband needs

JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
School board debates ‘unity agreement’

SMITHFIELD — As it did the month before, the Johnston County Board of Education last week discussed but did not adopt an agreement that would govern its behavior. No school leader has said so …

Harmony Playground clears last funding hurdle

Smithfield council targets blight

County keeping watch on coronavirus

Johnston commissioners defend gun rights

FUN STUFF
COLUMN
Zucchino exposes Wilmington’s big lie

“The killers came by streetcar. Their boots struck the packed clay earth like muffled drumbeats as they bounded from the cars and began to patrol the wide dirt roads. The men scanned the sidewalks …

LIFE
Passing down a family favorite: Potato salad like Mama made

I gave my daughter a few suggestions for her birthday dinner this past weekend. I offered to cook several things, including chicken and gravy with homemade biscuits or maybe our favorite chicken pot …

SPORTS
College Sports
Barton men's swimming wins second straight Conference Carolinas crown

CHARLOTTE — With a sweep of the top four positions in the 200-yard backstroke, the Barton College men’s swimming team secured its second straight league title within NCAA Division II …

BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs get Sunday sweep to take series with Mercy

Carey impresses as No. 7 Blue Devils crunch Notre Dame: Duke moves into ACC lead with 94-60 win

Barton duo named CC Players of the Week

A true trailblazer

School Sports
Taylor, Wiggs card aces at Wedgewood

Jeff Taylor recorded his first career hole-in-one Jan. 25 with the use of an 8-iron on the No. 10 layout at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. Taylor sank the shot from 154 yards away. Witnessing the …

264 Futsal teams seek help in reaching national championship tournament

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Writer’s block? It’s real

Wilson Rec Guardians cheer team wins state championship

Schools
Students take robotics skills to Texas: ‘I am so proud of them’
Students on the middle school robotics team at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf placed 12th out of 24 teams at a … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Teacher Workday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry bagel bar, fruit juice and banana. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll … Read More
Students learn about health careers
Wilson Medical Center hosted three Career Health Connections students this week. The program partners with Wilson Medical Center, the … Read More
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