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Wilson County commodity growers could be eligible to receive payments to offset price disruptions resulting from foreign countries’ retaliatory tariffs. Payments to producers of corn, cotton, … more
Dave Jordano, a world-renowned photographer, is spending the month of September as the Eyes on Main Street artist in residence. The 70-year-old Detroit native now lives in Chicago, and this is his … more
Wilson could see only slight effects from Tropical Storm Florence if the storm brushes North Carolina's Outer Banks as a 90 mph hurricane, Albert Thomas Jr. says in this weekend's Weathercast brought … more
A 27-year-old Nashville woman will spend several years in federal prison after federal officials say she sold crack cocaine in Spring Hope and Rocky Mount. Sade Shana Holland, also known as … more
You may never guess it, but being a pastor (at least the way I do it) is a constant stream of writing something, building something or creating something, whether it is a story, program, concept or … more
Stakeholders cited school safety, vocational education, facility needs and transparency as key issues for Rhyan Breen to address if he’s elected to represent District 7 on the Wilson County school … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Aug. 27-31, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Kenneth W. Renfrow, Kencraft Restoration and Claire E. Renfrow … more
State officials voted Friday to fight a federal subpoena targeting voter records throughout eastern North Carolina, including those in Wilson and Nash counties. “All of us who received these … more
After months of behind-the-scenes design work, historic downtown Wilson debuted new banners recently that exemplify the area’s tagline: Crossroads of charm and innovation. “More than anything, … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees’ local chapter will hold its monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Gardner’s Restaurant, 1331 N. Wesleyan Blvd. For … more
A lobbyist and advocate for public education said if North Carolina teacher salaries are not competitive, local schools will lose their “rockstar” teachers to other states that pay … more
Labor Day is a welcome break, a holiday between July Fourth and Thanksgiving and a great time for a leisurely day trip through the countryside. Since my husband Fred had not been to Henderson for … more
Recent shooting deaths have prompted community leaders and others to take a united stand against violence. Several shooting victims have died, including two teenagers, and two men were shot and … more
Wilson County Schools has improved its ranking to 59th in the state in overall proficiency, according to accountability data released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Public … more
After a closed session on economic development that lasted for more than an hour, the Wilson City Council on Thursday approved a settlement agreement with the family of Paul V. Berry regarding the … more
Darius Richardson of Rocky Mount won a $542,354 Cash 5 jackpot after purchasing a Quick Pick ticket June 1 at the Rose Mart on North Nash Street in Wilson. His ticket beat odds of 1 in 749,398 to … more
The Wilson Housing Authority opened its public housing waiting list for all units through its housing choice voucher program Wednesday. Shannon Taylor of Wilson, who is homeless, was among those … more
More than 1,200 people have walked through the doors of Wilson’s Recovery Concepts Community Center since it opened nearly a year ago. And lives have been changed because of the various … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses in July: Silvia Patricia Bravo Roblero and Manaces Flores Romero, both of Wilson; Tanisha Monquie Ingram and Eddie Lee … more
Wilson County school board candidate Rhyan Breen is holding a food truck town hall meeting to hear voters’ views on public education Friday afternoon. Breen will host a “Food for Thought” … more
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