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Area animal rescues have jumped into action, preparing for the worst and urging residents to do the same. “Please go ahead and act on the front end of this storm and get to a pet-friendly hotel … more
STANTONSBURG — Sights and sounds of Hurricane Hazel are seared into Annie Doris Joyner’s memory. That’s one reason the 76-year-old Stantonsburg resident will be leaving her flood-prone … more
A shift in Hurricane Florence’s track could mean less damage to Wilson, but officials say we’re not in the clear. “Keep in mind when Hurricane Harvey came ashore on the Texas coast, it was a … more
As meteorologists update forecasts regarding the effects of Hurricane Florence, most business leaders are waiting to make a decision on operating. The one key factor in all the decisions, though, is … more
The new forecast for Hurricane Florence has lessened the projected impact on Wilson, but officials are urging residents not to breathe a sigh of relief yet. Florence is set to make landfall Friday … more
Police officers took a pre-emptive step Wednesday by going door-to-door to encourage Wilson’s most vulnerable residents to evacuate ahead of the rain and winds promised by Hurricane … more
Rep. George Holding met with a handful of insurance leaders Tuesday on a swing through Wilson County. Holding expressed his support for the policies of President Donald Trump. “If you look at … more
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the state, National Weather Service meteorologist Scott Sharp didn’t mince words. “The first thing is to protect your life,” Sharp said Tuesday … more
The Wilson County Beekeepers Association’s meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 has been canceled. Church plans food giveaway By Faith Original Free Will Baptist Church, 4667 … more
The recipient of an honorary citation from Barton College said Tuesday that more than 58,000 American lives were lost and nothing was gained in the Vietnam War. Barton recognized Brig. Gen. Norman … more
Marmalade is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Marmalade is a five-month-old kitten who loves to play with shoes. Marmalade is available for adoption from Purrfect … more
Heavy rain rather than destructive winds will be Wilson's greatest threat from Hurricane Florence, Albert Thomas Jr. says in today's interim update of The Wilson Times Weathercast. Florence is … more
Wilson saw its forecast wind speeds and rainfall totals decrease with Hurricane Florence's southward shift Wednesday, but Weathercast host Albert Thomas Jr. says that could all change with a slight … more
Wrap up your preparations today and make plans to get to your safe place by Wednesday night or first thing Thursday morning in advance of Hurricane Florence. That’s the advice of Scott Sharp, … more
Wilson can expect tropical storm-force winds and heavy rain from Thursday through Sunday if Hurricane Florence sticks to Monday afternoon predictions, which forecast the storm making landfall around … more
St. John African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary with a variety of events this month. And parishioners hope the Wilson community will share with them … more
A locally-owned business donated a wealth of new clothing to the Salvation Army of Wilson recently, and nonprofit organization officials could not be happier. “As the ladies were unloading the … more
CASTALIA — A Nash County volunteer firefighter faces felony fraud charges after sheriff’s deputies say he charged gas for his car to the Castalia Fire Department over a six-week span. Matthew … more
With winds of more than 140 mph, Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a Category 4 storm and is barreling toward North Carolina’s coastline. “There is still potential all this can change,” … more
Children stood on the corner of Pender Street and Black Creek Road Sunday, holding up signs to send a message. “Stop the violence,” the signs read. They were among dozens who gathered … more
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