Man charged with shooting into home

A 22-year-old faces multiple attempted murder charges in connection to a February shooting on Kenan Street. Police arrested Tyrin Devon Alston early Wednesday morning on 10 counts of attempted …
Santiago Hernandez collects boxes of freshly picked strawberries from a field worker on 28 acres of strawberries at Deans Farm Market near Wilson.

Strawberries for Spring Fling: Festival planned Saturday at Deans Farm Market

Strawberry-picking season kicks off Saturday at the Deans Farm Market Spring Fling. “The berries are really prime now, nice, large, sweet berries,” said James Sharp of Deans Farm Market. …
Sharon Goodson, executive director of the N.C. Community Action Association, speaks Wednesday during the second annual State of Reentry program luncheon. The event celebrated the successes the NEW Reentry Council has accomplished this year.

Reentry council cites second-chance successes

Officials and community stakeholders gathered Wednesday to celebrate the lives changed as a result of the Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson Reentry Council program. They also recognized those who work each day …
Gov. Roy Cooper is joined by state, local and business representatives to break ground on the Carolina Connector intermodal transportation facility in Rocky Mount. Among them are Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Board of Transportation member Gus Tulloss, Carolina Gateway Partnership President and CEO Norris Tolson, Rocky Mount Mayor David Combs and CSX CEO James Foote.

Officials break ground on intermodal rail terminal

ROCKY MOUNT — Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation, CSX Corp. and Carolinas Gateway Partnership held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Carolina Connector intermodal …
Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education students Marisol Marquez, Tyra Jones, Rosabella Sinclair and Marisol Rodriguez pose with peace poles to be shown at the school's art show Thursday and installed in downtown Wilson on Friday.

Sallie B. Howard art show planned Thursday

The late Sallie B. Howard will be honored in a student art show this afternoon at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education. “This year our theme is celebrating the legacy of Ms. Sallie …

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Warm temps, plenty of sunshine in store this week

Temperatures will be at or above the seasonal average of 75 degrees in the Wilson area this week with plenty of sunshine, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times …

Clayton police cruisers get a fresh look

CLAYTON — Rain didn't stop the Clayton Police Department from rolling out redesigned patrol cars on Feb. 25. The first five cruisers in the freshly detailed fleet hit the streets during the …

Former Selma mayor Charles Hester dies at 83

Resident calls for police pay hikes

Active shooter response: ‘Run, hide, fight’

Princeton considers I-42 possibilities

Kenly seeks downtown growth plan

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival

Understanding diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

  Did you know that approximately 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder? Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, I would like to use this column to hopefully …

Try this easy strawberry cake

Try this easy strawberry cake Dessert starts with angel food cake mix I hope to get back to new recipes soon. But this week, I’m sharing a recipe from May 2012. I’ve been enjoying local …

College Sports
A family affair

Bulldogs 2, Trojans 0. In the ever-expanding sports repertoire of the Barton College athletic department, such a result against Conference Carolinas archrival University of Mount Olive in any …

Barton routed by NGU in CC quarterfinals

BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs' second season ends in 1st round of CC tourney

BC to host Princeton in NCAA opener

Bulldogs sweep SWU to finish 2nd in CC

Community sports
Wilson City Little League Glance

RESULTS  Games from April 15-18    Single-A League Ages 5-6   Team R H Wilson County Shrine 10 19 Langley’s Landscaping 8 13 Leading Hitters- …

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘06 Explosion girls finish second in National League Piedmont Conference

Wilson City Little League Glance

Public key in limiting Chronic Wasting Disease

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘03 Explosion gets 5th shutout of spring

Gardners observes Earth Day every day
Gardners Elementary School second-grader Kamiyah Lofton scrunched her nose as she looked through a magnifying glass at a spoonful of … Read More
Field day puts kids in the outdoors
Environmental Field Day is a chance for fourth-graders to tap into all their senses. “I think, overall, that kids don’t get to … Read More
It takes a village to raise a chick
ELM CITY — When a severe thunderstorm swept into Wilson County Monday evening with high winds, lightning and pelting rains, the … Read More
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