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A Wilson man has been convicted on federal charges in connection with a 43-year-old man’s heroin overdose death. A federal jury found 66-year-old Elton Wayne Walston guilty of one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin, four … more
A man accused of killing his wife and father with an ax made his first court appearance in Wilson County Friday, several days after officials had him extradited from California. Michael Allen Joyner, 38, clad in an orange jumpsuit and handcuffs, stood before the court as Chief District Judge William C. Farris read … more
SIMS — Barnes Equipment has loaned a new Massey Ferguson 7718 tractor to N.C. State University’s School of Agriculture for use at its research farms. Nearly 20 students in the agricultural program are currently using the tractor. The … more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Bryson A. Bass of Wilson has been named to the president’s list at the University of Alabama for the spring 2017 semester. A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring semester at the University of … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during May 2017: Rafaela Chavez of Fremont and Spencer Troy Askew of Elm City; Ashley Nicole Mikulski and Christopher Lee Rawlings, both of Wilson; Brenda Villegas … more
North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority awarded $12,000 Golden Leaf Foundation Scholarships to four Wilson County seniors. Brittany Wiley, Wilson Early College Academy, plans to attend East Carolina University. Madison Pyle, Hunt … more
Quentin T. Sumner, presiding June 5 • Mahlon Nicholson, pleaded guilty to possess heroin, 90-96, 12 months supervised probation, $150 fine, court costs, $600 lab fee, no controlled substance or alcohol while on probation, TASC, 72 hours … more
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-Wilson, slammed the Senate Republicans’ health care reform bill as a “tax giveaway to the wealthy at all costs” after the draft legislation was introduced Thursday. The … more
Eleven-year-old Daniel Reyes couldn’t stop smiling as he sat on the edge of the pool. “It was awesome,” Daniel said. “You really get to feel how the real sheriff’s office dive team feels when they are under … more
The chance to lay down on the couch is all Michelle Mattox wanted when she and her daughters returned Wednesday from two weeks with her mother. Instead, the trio was greeted with a huge tree that had fallen on their rental home. “She … more
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