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High academic expectations, genuine concern for students and innovative teaching methods were just a few of the qualities celebrated Thursday during the Wilson County Schools Evening of Excellence … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services was recently recognized with the “Sticking Your Neck Out for the Kids Award” from the N.C. Parent Resource Center at Families in Action. The … more
A Wilson County man convicted of prostituting a teenage girl and forcing her to perform sex acts at migrant worker camps will spend the next 40 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Louise … more
KENLY — A judged Corvette and classic car show hosted by the Eastern Carolina Corvette Club will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9 at Kenly Chevrolet, 703 N. Church St. Juneteenth festival … more
When Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield stood with Gov. Roy Cooper and voted against the Republican state budget, she did what she thought was best for Wilsonians. And she didn’t expect to be attacked … more
GREENVILLE — Wilson Community College has inked a deal with East Carolina University to improve transfer student access through a collaborative degree completion program, ECU announced … more
Recently, a Wilson resident told me that when she reads my column, especially when it deals with country life, she recalls memories of her family visiting country relatives on Sunday afternoons. She … more
SILVERBORO Incorporated in 1887 on the Wilson-Fayetteville Railroad. Its first mayor was Nathan Boyette and it has always borne his surname by local usage. SILVER LAKE In 1907 Roscoe G. … more
My boss, so to speak, is coming to town tomorrow to preach and spend time with us here in Wilson. That is to say my Bishop, the Rev. Timothy Smith, bishop of the North Carolina Synod of the … more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting disaster assistance program applications from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to … more
Arran Walton, a home-schooled junior from Wilson, is one of 50 students selected for the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship’s 2018 High School Student Congress, the national nonprofit recently … more
Beddingfield High School’s valedictorian encourages younger students not just to focus exclusively on academics, but instead, participate in a wide variety of activities. Valedictorian Jonathan … more
Barton College took a major step forward in the future of its athletics program on Wednesday, breaking ground on a new multipurpose turf field. The facility, which will be constructed in the … more
Wilson Community College’s president said there will be no decrease of services as a result of the loss of federal dollars supporting adult basic education. “The most important message here is … more
Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose got a gold star Wednesday, but this distinction comes with more perks than when given by a teacher for good behavior. The icon on a North Carolina driver license means … more
Without any objections, planning board members approved a rezoning petition for property at the intersection of Country Club Drive and N.C. 58. “The purpose of the requested conditional district … more
Wilson County commissioners unanimously adopted the 2018-19 budget after several weeks of discussion, committee meetings and a public hearing Tuesday. Residents won’t see a tax hike this year. … more
Staying organized, planning their time and maintaining an awareness of responsibilities helped the valedictorian and salutatorian at Hunt High School excel academically. Valedictorian Milinie Ngo … more
It was the last day of school in Wilson County public schools, but not every student wanted to leave. Semaj Butler, a fifth-grader at Winstead Elementary School, would just as soon have … more
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