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The nearly 100-year-old Wilson County Courthouse is showing its age. And Mother Nature has only exacerbated existing problems inside the building, including flooding in the basement. Paint and wallpaper are peeling. Water marks stain the walls. … more
A group of Target employees were charged last week after police say they embezzled money from the business over a two-month span. Target loss prevention workers contacted the Wilson Police Department on June 21 about the alleged incidents. Store … more
Will Edwards, a science teacher at Hunt High School and a 2017-18 Kenan fellow, is locally grown in the Rock Ridge community. Edwards, a 2005 graduate of Hunt High School, is one of 25 North Carolina teachers selected to participate in the … more
RALEIGH — Jim DeMint couldn’t convince his Capitol Hill colleagues to balance the budget, but he says state lawmakers wield untapped power to shrink federal spending and cut Washington down to size. The Tea Party star and former U.S. senator from South Carolina is urging leaders in the Republican-controlled N.C. House to … more
The Wilson County Clerk of Superior Court received a state audit report last week that cited minor discrepancies in regards to estate services. The financial-related audit wasn’t prompted by any special circumstances, but was performed as … more
Changes are brewing for Casita Cerveceria as the Vermont-founded craft brewery relocates to eastern North Carolina this summer. “We brewed our first batch of beer on July 4, 2015, and on July 4, 2017, we’ll be starting our Full Circle … more
Pointy ears, an angular face and a patch of tawny fur give the cat a foxlike appearance, but it’s the skittish stray’s temperament that has sheriff’s deputies convinced he’s a wild animal. Michael Berkowicz, who befriended the cat, wants the Wilson County Animal Shelter to release him to a rescue group. Officials say the feral feline shows “severe aggression” … more
An electrical overload is blamed for starting a fire that seriously damaged a home in Wilson Tuesday. According to Wilson Fire/Rescue Services Battalion Commander David Aycock, the emergency call came in at 8:55 a.m. “There was thick … more
Meeting to unite Hispanic residents, Wilson police Three area groups will hold a community meeting focused on “Closing the Gaps” between police and Hispanic and Latino residents at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 29 at St. Therese Catholic … more
City of Wilson offices, including the customer service business office and recreation centers, will be closed Tuesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Trash and recycling pickups normally scheduled for Tuesday will be picked up … more
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