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Despite his age, Lloyd Cameron could be a poster child. Cameron, 57, celebrated his 30th year being on dialysis Tuesday in Wilson. The lifelong farm worker from Elm City was surrounded by nurses, doctors and friends as the rare anniversary was recognized at DaVita of Wilson. … more
Officials are seeking input from residents regarding health needs and concerns in Wilson County. The Healthcare Foundation of Wilson, the Wilson County Health Department and Wilson Medical Center … more
A federal program approved for 252 low-income census tracts, including three in Wilson County, could mean more investment and development. Gov. Roy Cooper recommended the Opportunity Zone sites … more
Fike High School and Wake University graduate Kevin Smith has earned his juris doctor degree from Boston University and was a student speaker during the May 20 law school convocation. Smith is a … more
A stormy forecast Monday morning has led the Wilson Committee on Patriotism to move the annual Memorial Day ceremony indoors … more
The Wilson Housing Authority recently hosted its annual Senior Day, which brings together housing authority senior residents, housing authority staff and community organizations for a day of fun and … more
For 19 years Wilson Community Church was nomadic, lacking a permanent location. So when the church purchased a former movie theater, Pastor Gary Combs wanted to help others with similar problems, and the congregation has done just … more
A Wilson man accused of approaching a home with a rifle and leading police on a car chase will spend 7 ½ years in federal prison after he was convicted on a gun charge, prosecutors announced … more
Wilson County EMS is on a mission to teach local residents how to do compression-only CPR. The initiative is called 1 Million Compressions, and it involves EMS giving free CPR clinics at area … more
This year’s Youth Citizens Academy, hosted by the city of Wilson Human Relations, is July 16 - 20. Twenty slots will be open to rising ninth- and 12th-graders. The academy will be held daily … more
Developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline say a decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that vacated a permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and demanded more information will have … more
A Wilson man will spend more than 13 years in federal prison for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl. U.S. District Court Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced 39-year-old Kenneth Corvon Ward in a … more
COLEMAN FAMILY The following records indicate that the Coleman family anciently settled in our area had come from Nansemond County, Virginia. On Dec. 15, 1739, William Coleman, son of Robert … more
ELM CITY — First Missionary Baptist Church, 6211 E. Langley Road, will host a gospel festival at noon Saturday, May 26 in the field behind the church. The festival will include speakers, gospel … more
For centuries, scholars have marched in robes and hats of one kind or another to symbolize academic achievement. Sources indicate that as early as the 12th century, ceremonies have been held to … more
Charles H. Darden High School ceased being a blacks-only school in 1970 and was converted into an integrated middle school, but the high school’s former students plan to never let their legacy fade … more
Dennis Vick remembers hearing the distant sound of fire truck sirens getting closer and closer and thinking someone at church must be sick. As it turns out, the patient was Vick himself, dazed and … more
By now you should have seen it: “Avengers: Infinity War,” the 19th Marvel movie in half as many years and the culmination of all those years of storytelling — at least from a certain … more
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