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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
When Gloria Edmundson saw an old, green metal fan sitting on a table Friday morning, it grabbed her attention. It also reminded her of the one she had growing up as a child. “My mother would … more
The Wilson Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet celebrating 109 years of freedom is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road. Admission fee is a $25 … more
Father’s Day prompts us to recall lessons, anecdotes and memories of times spent with our fathers. One of my earliest memories is when Daddy had taken my siblings and me down to the pasture on … more
james norville James Norville made his will in Edgecombe County on Sept. 8, 1864, and it was probated in May Court, 1867: (1) grandson and executor James B. Norville, home plantation and 2 … more
There is some almost morbid irony in the subject matter for today’s column in that the seeds for it were planted several weeks ago in a conversation between my wife and our 26-year-old daughter. My … more
ASHEVILLE — A Wilson resident has graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and two Wilsonians have been named to the dean’s list. Jonathan Morgan Price graduated in May, … more
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