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This coyote was captured in Wilson County by a trail camera operated by Hunter Bass in December 2018.

Coyotes on the prowl in Wilson County

At night, when the fire engines head out on a call, the coyotes start howling in Wilson County. Hunter Bass can step outside his Wiggins Mill Road home and count the wild canines based on their …
Greenlight Community Broadband fiber optic field technician Lee Gold works on the high-speed internet infrastructure Friday at the new Abbington Crossing Apartments off Lipscomb Road.

Clocking Wilson’s Web speeds: Greenlight, Spectrum lead while CenturyLink lags

While many rural areas of the country are struggling with access to high-speed internet, a recent report released by BroadbandNow paints a different picture for Wilson. “Wilson, and our larger …

Gov. Cooper honors Wilson's Bill Myers

Wilsonian Bill Myers, left, was recognized at a reception Thursday at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh honoring African-American musicians and artists in the state. "Black History Month is a time to …
Landrau

Wilson County hires new finance director

Angel Landrau has been named the new finance director for Wilson County government. Landrau replaced former director Tiffany Reese, who returned to her home in the western part of the state to …
Perry

Meth convict to serve 12-year sentence

A Kenly man will spend more than a decade in federal prison after prosecutors say he was a part of drug trafficking ring that manufactured and distributed methamphetamine in Wilson County. On …
WEATHERCAST

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Cold front brings rainy weekend, start to the workweek

A slowing cold front is expected to dump rain on the greater Wilson area Friday night through Tuesday, but rain chances and amounts can fluctuate based on the system's movement, Albert Thomas Jr. …

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JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
School board comment policy questioned

SMITHFIELD — A media law attorney says the Johnston County Board of Education’s policy of screening public comments before they’re delivered can be used to censor parents and raises First …

Selma manager defends new role in Rocky Mount

Chamber adopts Triangle East name

Harlem Wizards return to Princeton High

Log cabin hosts Neuse Little Theatre

Olivia, Elijah, Sebastian are Johnston’s top baby names

THE ENTERPRISE
Nash board tallies success, eyes 2019 challenges

Nash County had an outstanding year of accomplishments in 2018, but faces three major challenges in 2019, county board Chairman Robbie Davis said Monday in his annual “state of the county” …

Nash charts drop in jobless rate

Spring Hope commissioners take on adjustment board’s role

Gailliard co-sponsors Medicaid expansion bill

FUN STUFF
COLUMN
Move DMV from Raleigh to Rocky Mount?

The proposed DMV move brings to mind one of the old Three Stooges comedies, the one where one of the zany trio says, “I’ve cut this board three times and it’s still too short.” Our state …

LIFE
817 students learn in the pool

Cindy Boring gathered her seven swimming students together to give them some extra pointers before allowing them to start a free swim. Boring is one of the volunteers teaching 817 Wilson County …

SPORTS
College Sports
BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs hit 4 homers in sweep of Mercy

Sophomore Gatlin Pate finished a triple shy of the cycle in the finale, and the Barton College baseball team unleashed a torrent of offense as the Bulldogs slammed their way to a sweep of Mercy (New …

Lady Bulldogs blank Meredith

Patience pays off for Barton: Bulldogs rally past Queens, 6-4

BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs place 4th among 19 teams in Spring Kickoff

Another instant classic: Bulldogs hang on to beat Trojans in 3 OTs

Community sports
Thanks, Coach

Some people just have “it.”  You meet them for the first time and they are easy to like. For whatever reasons, their demeanor lets you trust them immediately. They just carry …

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Reaching again for the bow

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

All rise: Marm only recipient of standing ovation at Hot Stove banquet

Schools
School Menus for Wilson, Johnston, and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Goody bun, fruit punch, strawberry cup and milk Lunch: Chicken fillet sandwich or pepperoni pizza, green peas, … Read More
100 ways to mark 100 school days
Counting to 100 by ones and by tens is an expectation for every kindergartner. So, when students in Shelia Bunch’s kindergarten … Read More
Accepted at UNC
Seven Wilson Early College students were accepted to the Univerity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is the most ever. … Read More
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