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Even if Wilsonians missed a recent meeting about transportation priorities, state officials want folks to know their voice can still be heard. “The law does allow for a certain amount of local … more
State troopers say a driver suffered minor injuries after the vehicle she was in struck a bear on U.S. 264 early Monday morning. The woman was traveling west on U.S. 264 — about a half-mile … more
Piloting is not Bobby Vick’s forte. Nonetheless, Vick was able to gently land a quad-copter aerial drone safely back on its target undamaged. “I don’t generally fly them,” said Vick, a … more
FREMONT — Authorities are seeking the public’s help to solve the killing of former Fremont mayor Andy Evans, whose body was found in a home he owned Sunday afternoon. Evans died of a gunshot … more
The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission is launching a new marketing campaign to promote premium sweet potatoes grown in North Carolina. “North Carolina grows more potatoes than anybody in … more
Officials are urging residents to take precautions as dangerously hot weather blisters Wilson and eastern North Carolina. “It’s going to be hot for the next several days,” said Mike … more
As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign to recruit new blood donors — and those who have not given recently — to ensure lifesaving … more
BAILEY — It’s hard to ignore the removal of hundreds of trees along the U.S. 264 corridor in Nash County, but N.C. Department of Transportation officials said it’s all an effort to improve … more
FREMONT — Sheriff’s deputies and state agents are investigating the death of Fremont’s former mayor after his body was discovered in a home he owned Sunday afternoon. Mayor Floyd Anthony … more
People are paying more at that the pump than they did a year ago at this time. American Automobile Association analysts say drivers are spending $69 more a month to fill up their gas tanks compared … more
Tax Day has come and gone, but tax-related scams continue, according to the IRS. Liberty Tax Service wants to make taxpayers aware of the scams so that they don’t fall victim to criminals who have … more
For the first time since 2008, Wilson County will be represented in the Miss North Carolina Pageant. The Miss Wilson Scholarship Pageant was resurrected last year and crowned a new Miss Wilson in … more
Dozens of new bedsheets, pillows, comforters, air mattresses and cookware lined the shelves inside Wesley Shelter. BB&T employees had just stocked the room with many home startup kits that … more
Thursday is the official start of summer, but with temperatures soaring into the mid-90s, the dog days of heat and humidity will arrive in Wilson a few days early. Albert Thomas Jr.'s daughter … more
One-hundred and one hospital workers will have a new employer’s name on the top of their paychecks in mid-July after Wilson Medical Center decided to outsource food services and custodial … more
After months of collecting books and lining up sponsors, the 2018 Dynamic Leadership Wilson class debuted its community service project Thursday with 11 colorful little libraries throughout the … more
Farris & Farris, PA associate attorney Rhyan Breen was selected for inclusion in the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers … more
Traffic on U.S. 264 slowed Friday afternoon after a pickup truck ran off the road and ended up in a precarious spot between a bridge pillar and underpass. The wreck happened on U.S. 264 West … more
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