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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
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
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
The new family and consumer science agent in the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County says working in health and nutrition is a perfect blend of two of her passions. Cassidy Hobbs is a graduate of the University of North … more
Last week we began a tour of the neighborhood of Carolina Laundry and Dry Cleaners, on the corner of Tarboro and Kenan streets. There were more business neighbors to recognize. There was a large brick tobacco warehouse across Kenan Street from … more
Pantries across Wilson are fuller thanks to various community partners and residents who championed a cause close to their hearts — The Wilson Tobs Home Run for Hunger Celebration. Sunday’s event collected more than 15,000 pounds of … more
Bill Caldwell is concerned about the consequences that could occur locally and across the country with the passage of proposed health care reform bills. “When you think of things that keep you up at night, this is probably one of them,” said Caldwell, CEO at Wilson Medical Center. “And yes, it does worry me.” The most worrisome issue, Caldwell said, involves proposed cuts to the Medicaid program and the ripple effect … more
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