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A popular Wilson eatery has closed, but the owner said he anticipates it reopening soon with new leadership. “I don’t want people to think the restaurant was a failure,” said R&R Oyster … more
Police say a man was injured after a Tuesday shooting on Lodge Street. Authorities responded to Wilson Medical Center around 9:21 p.m. after the victim arrived to be treated for a gunshot wound. … more
After four years at Wilson Medical Center, CEO Bill Caldwell will be heading north for a job within the Duke LifePoint Healthcare network to lead a four-hospital system in Pennsylvania. “I love … more
The addition of four new truck bays at the Contentnea Fire Department on N.C. 42 will improve safety for department members. Workers are currently installing insulation and metal siding on the … more
Wilson County residents will have expanded early voting opportunities in the 2018 midterm elections. On Tuesday, the county’s Board of Elections unanimously passed its one-stop early voting … more
Wilson police and Wilson County deputies may want to brush up on their soulful poses and dance moves — their Nash County counterparts have challenged them to a good-natured duel for community … more
The eighth annual Summer Community Musical kicks off at 7:30 p.m. today with the opening of Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic “South Pacific” at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center. Co-produced … more
NASHVILLE — A former detention officer has been arrested and jailed on charges of sneaking cellphones to inmates in the Nash County Detention Center. Quintin Cardell Higgs, 26, of the 100 block … more
The Salvation Army of Wilson isn’t going anywhere, but changes are on the horizon to get the nonprofit operating in the black — and community support is an integral part of the plan. “With … more
When Hunter Peebles read a particular social media post last month, it stirred something within her. A mother shared what her special-needs daughter had endured recently. Peebles, owner of … more
Shirvette Batts has been a cosmetologist for more than two decades, but the Wilson native has added a new title and business to her portfolio with the recent opening of 7C’s Xotic Designs Events … more
In response to safety and aesthetic concerns, the new Wilson Area School-based Health Clinic at Beddingfield High School will be moved, slightly. The Wilson County Board of Education voted … more
SARATOGA — The Kevin T. Raper for Sheriff campaign will have a meet and greet hot dog social 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at the town of Saratoga Park. Raper is the Republican candidate for … more
A brush fire spread quickly in dry brush, into the woods and down an overpass embankment Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 264 south of Wilson. The exact cause of the fire wasn’t clear. “It was … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A Wilson man charged in the shooting death of a Rocky Mount man has a history of firearms charges and is on probation for carrying a concealed handgun. Courtney Ramos, 19, has been … more
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