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Wedding caterer charged with health violation

NASHVILLE — A Nash County restaurant owner has been charged with a public health violation for catering a Wilson wedding with a suspended food permit. Steven Sauls, owner of Doug Sauls’ …
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Schools earn grant for long-distance learning

Wilson County Schools has received a $419,545 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for a distance learning strategy for five schools. The grant will enable students to gain connectivity for …
Veteran William Yelverton of Bailey, center, looks through hats at Veterans Residential Services of Wilson's annual Christmas party on Tuesday.

Nonprofit makes Christmas merry for veterans: ‘A lot of them wouldn’t have anything’

The spirit of giving filled the air Tuesday as hundreds of veterans received an early Christmas. “I’m just blessed,” Gloria Whitley said, smiling as she and her husband, Bobby, a U.S. Army …
Robert Hignite and Scott Gordon pose at their new store, Something Old Something New. The gift shop opened recently at 406 Nash St. NE in an 1883 Queen Anne Victorian home.

Antique, gift shop opens in historic Wilson home

Wilsonians in the market for vintage decor or unique and quirky giftables can now head over to Something Old Something New in a historic home on the 400 block of Nash Street. “We are …
WEATHERCAST

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Weathercast: Cold front brings showers, chases away 70-degree high

A quick warmup to around 70 degrees Tuesday in The Wilson Times area is only a tease. A cold front is expected to bring an 80% chance of showers by Tuesday evening, followed by high pressure …

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Crash claims 2 lives; ICE detains suspect

SMITHFIELD — A 65-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in a two-car crash on Nov. 10, police said last week. Smithfield Police Chief Keith Powell said the wreck …

Authorities seek convenience store murder suspects

Schools seek nearly $8.9M from county

No action taken on suspended South Johnston High teacher

Smithfield drops Ava Gardner Avenue

Airflow Products grows to 360 workers, 3 locations

THE ENTERPRISE
Suspect sought in fatal home invasion

NASHVILLE — Authorities are looking for a killer. Marquis Perry, 27, was shot dead in his apartment during a Thursday home invasion. His assailant remains at large. Investigators have a …

Vandalized park bathrooms to be repaired

Commissioners welcome new Nash Community College president

Youth reentry program expanding to Nash

Spring Hope disbands inactive tree board

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Recollections of Wilson Christmases past

For me, and likely for many of you, the most vivid Christmas memories come from the time when we were between 6 and 9 years old, coincidentally about the same age as Ralphie, the main character in …

LIFE
Preschoolers learn in STEM lab

In a classroom at Land of Learning Child Care, kids are often heard saying, “Look at this!” and “See what I did?” Greyson Bryant stacked up a set of blocks into a mini …

SPORTS
College Sports
Senior trio sparks 82-57 Bulldogs win

The Barton College men’s basketball team’s three seniors (Isaiah Buck-Lowman, Michael Boykin and Jeff Gordon) emerged as more than leaders Tuesday night in Wilson Gymnasium. The trio …

Lady Bulldogs ward off Saints, 74-64

Barton falls at Augusta

Bulldogs’ win streak ends at Lander

Lady Bulldogs routed at Lander 87-61

School Sports
Tyson cards 5th career hole-in-one

Veteran Wilson golfer M.A. Tyson posted his fifth career hole-in-one in a round at Willow Springs Country Club on Monday. With a 9-iron his club of choice, Tyson aced the 115-yard, par-3, No. 18 …

Passing the hunt forward

Cubed: New sports app created by local entrepreneurs

Horrell stirs more excitement for Chargers in national HR derby

Bill would give tax breaks on donated meat

Schools
School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and strawberry cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked beans, … Read More
Wilson Christian salutes veterans
The Wilson Christian Academy Middle School Choir sings "An American Tribute" by Douglas Wagner during the school's assembly on … Read More
Greenfield initiates leadership program
The Greenfield School Leadership Development Program inducted its first class into membership last month. As members of the program, … Read More
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