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Pre-need seminar set for today Hamilton Funeral Chapel located at 726 Tarboro St. SW will have a program on how to save on pre-need funeral arrangement plans and on life insurance at 1 p.m. today. Church to host Gnat Fest BAILEY — … more
Feb. 19William C. Farris, presidingK. Spainhour/M. McFarland, prosecutors • Latisha K. Alston, driving while license revoked not impaired revoked, 20 days Wilson County Jail suspended two years, $100 fine, court costs, remit jail fees; … more
Prosecutors say 50-year-old James Bernette Jones was the mastermind behind the plan to rob Omar Harris of more than $100,000 in cash from his home. But to carry out that robbery, prosecutors contend, he needed help. The murder trial of James Jones … more
DURHAM — A Wilson man lost his life in a fiery chain-reaction crash involving seven cars Monday morning on Interstate 40. Dempsey Smith, 63, of Wilson, was driving a Chevrolet sport-utility vehicle that was involved in the wreck. Smith died at … more
Longtime Wilson resident Anita Turnage Jones had been to Buckhorn Lake before, but it wasn’t until a field trip with her Citizens Academy class last fall that she was able to see the dam operations firsthand. “I think my favorite class … more
While the Whirligig Festival draws thousands to Wilson every November, local officials said the folk art event isn’t alone in attracting visitors along with tourism dollars. Wilson Visitors Center Executive Director Sandra Homes said the … more
The city of Wilson and the town of Stantonsburg received six-figure state grants for wastewater system asset inventories and assessments, Gov. Pat McCrory recently announced. Wilson will pocket $106,700 for the sewer-system scan while Stantonsburg … more
MAURY — An escaped inmate was caught in the woods near Greene Correctional Institution roughly a day after he scaled a fence at the minimum-security prison, state officials said Monday. Waylon Flynn, 37, was captured around 8:30 a.m. Monday … more
GOLDSBORO — Three Wilson County residents recently graduated health care programs at Wayne Community College. Whitney Caroline Wilson of Elm City and Brittany Nichole Raper of Wilson were among 24 members of the dental hygiene class of 2016 to … more
GOLDSBORO — One of two suspects accused of shooting a Wayne County convenience store clerk during a July 11 robbery was found hiding in a home’s back bedroom, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies on Thursday arrested 19-year-old … more
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