Wilson County property owner David Moore says he's having a hard time selling this tract of land near Elm City because the town is under a state-issued sewer moratorium.

Elm City, Bailey struggle with state-issued sewer moratoriums

ELM CITY — At 83 years old, David Moore isn’t getting any younger. He has a 50-acre lot of land in Wilson County that he’d love to sell before he dies, but without sewer hookups, no one’s …

Federal grant pays for dental care bus

Residents of Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties will have more access to dental care thanks to a federal grant aimed at expanding services. Carolina Family Health Centers was recently awarded …
Farmworkers gather sweet potatoes in a dusty field near Wilson for Zackly Rite Farms earlier this month.

Dusty sweet potato harvest underway: Crop rebounds from last year’s hurricane harvest

Last year, Wilson County soaked up heavy rains from Hurricane Florence. Sweet potato growers faced muddy fields with low spots filled with unsellable rotting potatoes. “We are the exact …
Golfers salute during a Friday afternoon ceremony honoring veterans before teeing off at Willow Springs Country Club. The annual golf tournament and fundraiser, hosted by the Knights of Columbus and sponsored by Lee Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, benefitted Veterans Residents Services of Wilson. The agency provides services to homeless and at-risk veterans.

Golf tournament supports local veterans in need

More than 100 golfers headed to Willow Springs Country Club on Friday to raise money and support homeless and at-risk veterans. The annual golf tournament, hosted by the Knights of Columbus and …

City of Wilson candidate forum planned for Monday

Mayor and city council candidates will share their visions for Wilson’s future with city residents Monday at Wilson Community College’s DelMastro Auditorium. The Wilson Times will hold a city …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Cold fronts to bring showers, possible thunderstorms

After a couple weeks of dry cold fronts and mild temperatures, the greater Wilson area is in for some rain and a taste of more fall-like weather in the days ahead, Al Thomas explains in this weekend …

Health crisis or hype? Youth vaping concerns schools, prompts lawsuits

SMITHFIELD — A Johnston County respiratory therapist and educators have expressed concern about e-cigarettes’ health risks, while a local vape shop owner says he’s used the tobacco alternatives …

Sowell named Railroad Days parade marshal

Benson man faces child sex charges

Selma dedicates cemetery veterans monument

Charges dropped against 4 accused of concealing man’s death

Our Opinion: Can Causby help fix school board’s censorship rules?

5 Middlesex candidates seek 3 seats

MIDDLESEX — Five retirees are competing for three available seats on the Middlesex Board of Commissioners in November’s municipal election. Commissioners Cherrye High Davis, Danny Alford and …

NC Wesleyan wants to manage tech training center

Howell, Manning crowned 2019 pumpkin queens

Nash UNC Health Care opens new heart failure clinic

Has the 20% tip become all but mandatory?

I may have discovered the real reason people living in blue states don’t contribute as much to charity as those living in red states. It’s not that they are hypocrites whose compassion doesn’t …

Toyota to partner with Wilson Community College

For the first time, Wilson Community College is partnering with a major manufacturer, gaining access to its technical education materials. “We are excited to bring the Toyota Technical Education …

College Sports
Area Calendar, Oct. 12-13

Saturday, October 12College Men’s SoccerBarton at Southern Wesleyan, 3:30 p.m.College Womens’s SoccerBarton at Southern Wesleyan, 1 p.m.College Women’s VolleyballBarton at Southern …

BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs swim teams start strong

Barton upends No. 7 Francis Marion 2-1

Barton women’s volleyball ends slide, sweeps Chowan at Fike

Three for Barton wrap up tournament play Tuesday

School Sports
Youth is served as Herring steals show at WCC

Wilson Country Club’s youngest men’s golf champion since 2003 surfaced at the conclusion of the annual men’s and women’s golf championships Sunday. Jake Herring, age 16 and …

McKeels rally to win WSCC Member-Guest

Rhyne-Wilkinson, Coyte-Rehm win WCC Ladies shootouts

Wilkinson, Carver, Barnes lead WLL flights

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘06 Explosion picks up 2 wins, tie in Piedmont Conference play

School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Cheese pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, green beans, … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked … Read More
Students’ steps feed world’s children: UNICEF program pairs fitness with food aid
ELM CITY — Fourth grader Trestin Ruffin is a global citizen through his work with UNICEF. “It’s good because I get to be a … Read More
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