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NEW YORK — A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height … more
The bishop of Raleigh will make his first visit to Wilson’s St. Therese Catholic Church on Tuesday to preside over the 7 p.m. Mass commemorating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Bishop Luis … more
Machine code tells the computers around us what to do. But someone has to write it. Last week, students in Wilson County … more
Wilson County could have a gross income of $49.2 million from tobacco this year. That is up drastically from the $37.2 million … more
Wilson County Emergency Management Director Gordon Deno has helped to mitigate devastation in New Orleans, Florida, South Carolina and closer to home, but he didn’t know what to expect when he got off the plane on Nov. 12 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The United States territory suffered widespread damage after Hurricane Irma skirted the island on Sept. 6, and after Hurricane Maria hit the island on Sept. 20, the entire country … more
Christmas trees are appearing in homes, yards, businesses, parks, churches and schools all around us as the season builds and excites children and adults. Tree styles are too numerous to count, … more
Wilson may see snow flurries Saturday, but with forecast temperatures a few degrees above freezing, don't expect to see a winter wonderland. Find out when the temperatures will drop with the … more
Wilson Winter Lights has added another show because Friday’s show had to be canceled. “Due to the wet weather our ground fault electric receptacles tend to trip the circuit breakers, and we … more
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a small fire at vacant building Thursday morning. Wilson Fire/Rescue Services responded to the Wilson Industrial Center located at 905 Herring Ave. … more
LUCAMA — Change was in the air Tuesday as a Lucama lifer accepted the mayor’s gavel and a reform candidate who campaigned on fixing discoloration in the town’s tap water took her oath of … more
Wilson police are investigating a Thursday shooting that left one man in critical condition. Officers responded to the 300 block of Hackney Street shortly before 5 a.m. in reference to a … more
Hwy 55 Burgers and Fries will have an all-day fundraiser Monday, Dec. 11 to raise money for the family of cancer patient Jaymi Renteria-Sanchez to be used for Christmas expenses. The fundraiser will … more
When Bobby Earl Parnell and Evalina “Bootsie” Parnell married in August 1988, the ceremony was held at the Wilson County Courthouse and officiated by a justice of the peace. “He forgot he was scheduled to do our ceremony and had to stop mowing his lawn and come in and marry us,” Parnell recalled. … more
The Wilson Chamber of Commerce is seeking input from community and business leaders to refine its policy agenda for 2018. “The policy agenda is a complementary piece to our public policy series, … more
It’s beginning to look a lot like winter. And while the western part of the state will see snow accumulations over the weekend, forecasters say Wilsonians will only see flurries Saturday. As … more
Anyone who has seen my office, heard me preach for more than a few times or even read a bit of my thoughts could probably tell you that I have an interest in comic books, science fiction and all that … more
Wilson Winter Lights has been canceled for Friday night. "Due to the wet weather our ground fault electric receptacles tend to trip the circuit breakers, and we want our visitors to enjoy all the … more
Wilson Medical Center has implemented visitor restrictions on a particular floor due to an influx of a respiratory virus. Officials said they’ve seen an increase in what’s known as … more
The Wilson County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office was recently recognized by the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts for achieving the highest possible overall internal audit. An … more
Access East and its certified health insurance marketplace navigators are holding free Affordable Care Act enrollment events today in Rocky Mount and Saturday in Greenville and New Bern. The … more
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