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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
Take a break from the rush of Christmas shopping, baking and wrapping and enjoy the silent beauty of more than 300 Nativity scenes. For the eighth year, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day … more
Covenant Presbyterian Church has left behind a legacy for four local organizations. The church, which stopped holding services in December of 2015, gave $23,000 each to Hope Station, Wesley … more
SMITHFIELD — Wilson County farmer Jerome Vick told about 250 tobacco farmers to “never give up.” Vick was presented with a prestigious Tobacco Great award Thursday at the 2017 Tobacco Day … more
It’s supposed to be a place that youth call home. But on Wednesday, Boys and Girls Club staff discovered something that shook them — a burglary. “It was over $7,000 worth of stuff that was … more
The parish of St. Therese Catholic Church will celebrate the Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe with a procession, Mass, traditional song service and feast day. The observances mark an … more
For disabled or elderly Wilsonians, a pet can provide needed companionship, but living on a fixed income can make caring for a dog or a cat nearly impossible. That is where The Hungry Pet Food Bank … more
Three Georgia men face multiple charges after officials found a large amount of fraudulent gift cards, a handheld credit card skimmer and guns during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 Tuesday morning. … more
James Ray Barnes was a senior at Lucama High School when he heard word over the radio that Pearl Harbor had been bombed. “My memory is not very good, but I’ll never forget December 7, 1941,” … more
In less than a week, the Wilson franchise of Domino’s will be doubling its delivery territory with the soft opening of a new location on the east side of town. “This is the new design with a … more
Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard went before county commissioners Monday to discuss raising the base pay for the three lowest sworn ranking personnel. “I’m asking the county commissioners … more
For Troy Blaser, the it’s just lot of fun to drive the Train of Lights at Christmas. The historic Kiwanis miniature train, which has become a yuletide tradition in Wilson, is operated by the … more
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