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As Wilson Police forensic analyst Mike Summers worked the scene of a shooting near National Grocery on July 23, 2014, he received another call. There had been another shooting. But this time, an innocent 7-year-old boy had been struck in the head by a stray bullet. Summers finished up his work on Stantonsburg Circle and then … more
Police are investigating a suspicious package discovered at a Wilson business Monday morning. Wilson Police Sgt. Steve Stroud said the package was found at America’s Cash Express, a check-cashing business located at 718 Ward Blvd. Stroud … more
SIMS — A memory burned in Bert Deans’ 4-year-old mind came to life nearly eight decades later in the pages of The Wilson Times. Deans opened the May 13 newspaper and immediately recognized a “Remember When?” photograph … more
Greenfield School senior Huma Hashmi has received a class of 2021 Legacy Scholarship to Meredith College in Raleigh. The full-ride scholarship is Meredith’s highest merit award. Legacy scholars receive varying amounts of funding determined … more
Bronte R. Thompson of Wilson has been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship from the North Carolina National Guard Association Educational Foundation. Thompson “has excelled academically (and) participated in various community and school … more
LUCAMA — A weathered riverside manor perched atop a cliff inspired Brenda Harlow Dean to spin a yarn about the fictional family who might have lived there. Dean released her self-published novel, “The Secrets of Rose Cliff … more
Wilson playwright Mildred Summerville’s stage play “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child” has been nominated for a Church Star Award, and members of the public can vote online to see her efforts recognized. “Spare the Rod” … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states. The … more
UPDATE.: Ward Boulevard is no longer blocked, and businesses are open. Wilson police are at America’s Cash Express at 718 Ward Boulevard this morning where a suspicious package has been found. The business is located beside Pizza Inn, … more
Robert Worley has been a surveyor and a plumber. Now he can say he is a nurse. The 50-year-old Wilson native was one of 39 men and women to receive associate degrees in nursing from Wilson Community College on Friday, preparing them for state … more
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