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Wilson police are investigating a Friday night fight at the Cook Out restaurant on Raleigh Road Parkway. According to police reports, officers responded at 9:42 p.m. to a large fight at the … more
NASHVILLE — Wanting to keep a better eye on inmates at the Nash County Detention Center, county commissioners last week awarded a $182,500 contract to Johnson Controls Security Solutions to install … more
BAILEY — The town’s downtown development organization is taking shape. “We want as diverse a membership as possible,” said Walter Wells, head of the organization’s steering committee, … more
While work on the dam has concluded, a broader construction project is just starting at Lake Wilson. Officials initially sought Wilson City Council approval in March for a nearly $900,000 project. … more
While the bells’ tones varied, the message behind the ringing Tuesday did not as Wilsonians celebrated the 232nd anniversary of the United States Constitution’s signing. “Like the Fourth of … more
Wilson has had several economic development announcements that promise jobs on the horizon, yet recent statistics from the N.C. Department of Commerce indicate the county is currently saddled with … more
The steep decline in Wilson County Schools’ enrollment numbers appears to have ceased, according to enrollment figures presented Monday to the Wilson County Board of Education. “Looking at the … more
The Wilson Visitors Center received the Best Brochure Gold Award for Leisure Marketing from the North Carolina Travel Industry Association in Concord on Sept. 12. The award is based on small and … more
A cold front marching through the state will bring an early taste of fall, with high temperatures at or just below the 80-degree mark and lows in the mid-50s later this week, Al Thomas says in this … more
As a young man, Carl M. Barnes just wanted to get out of Wilson and see the world. The Navy was his ticket. A 1980 graduate of Beddingfield High School, Cmdr. Carl M. Barnes’ July 1 … more
Mayor C. Bruce Rose has issued a proclamation designating Hispanic Heritage Month in Wilson from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. The proclamation notes that people of Hispanic and Latino origin make up … more
A Black Creek man was arrested Monday in connection with a June rape. Mikal L. Battle, 26, was charged with second-degree rape and two counts of second-degree forcible sexual offense. He was … more
The Wilson Community College Board of Trustees has approved a new company to run the college cafe. Crecent Dining Services was one of three companies that submitted proposals to the college to … more
It was lunch hour at Vinson-Bynum Elementary School and DaNiya Harvey’s birthday. That was enough to bring DaNiya’s mother, Courtney Bland, out to school to share a meal with her fourth grade … more
Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd. W., will host a conservative men’s breakfast at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. There is no charge, but donations to the Republican Museum of North … more
These students graduated from a Wilson Community College curriculum program with one or more of the following: Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science, Associate in Arts, Associate in … more
The day after we all remembered the disaster and pain of 9/11, the Wilson Active Artist Association chose to celebrate hope and happiness and remembrance of what it is to be a Wilsonian. The … more
It’s part corporate merger, part family reunion as two prominent Wilson law firms join forces and combine their offices under the banner of Farris & Thomas. Thomas Law Attorneys and Farris … more
Vision Community Theatre Group will present “Tambourines to Glory” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Forest Hills Middle School. “‘Tambourines to Glory’ is a musical comedy with a twist. … more
Spring Arbor of Wilson resident Mary Lou Skinner leads the way at the start of Saturday's 2019 Walk to De-feet Dementia. The annual walk, held this year at Spring Arbor, is organized by local … more
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