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A 30-year-old father has been charged in the death of his 4-month-old son. Wilson police arrested Brian Christopher Buchanan Friday. He is charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse with serious physical injury. Buchanan was placed in … more
UPDATE: (12:31 p.m. Friday) The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Wilson County in effect from 2 p.m. today to 8 a.m. Saturday. Wind speeds will increase late this afternoon and remain strong and gusty through Friday night City crews are out this morning, cleaning storm drains and sweeping streets as the storm gets closer. more
SIMS — Thursday evening storms caused firefighters from eight departments to step back in the midst of fighting a blaze at a Sims wood-chipping company. more
Gordon Deno, Wilson County Emergency Management director, said more than 40 roads throughout the county are closed due to flooding today. Portions of U.S. 301 and N.C. 264 are closed in both directions. Other areas include N.C. 222 and Willow … more
The rain ended this morning, allowing residents and city crews to pick up debris left by Tropical Storm Hermine. Wind gusts could still be an issue today, and city officials urge caution. more
Several years ago, Latorria Woodard wasn’t where she wanted to be, but she knew she had something within herself to get there. She was smart, motivated and a good worker. But she couldn’t find a job. Her bills piled up. It was … more
School calendar changes because of this week’s snow days have been announced. Changes were made around a high school exam schedule that had to be rearranged after three snow days. Amber Lynch, public relations director, said typically … more
A Wilson woman faces several felony charges after police say she stole checks and electronics from a couple while working for them in their home. Police investigated the fraud case on the 3200 block of Quinn Drive May 9. The couple told police that … more
Buses may arrive within 2-5 minutes prior to / after time indicated. Times subject to change. BUS No. 8 3642 Old Shapsburg Loop-Wilson………………………6:10 a.m. 304 Beauvue Road, Elm … more
As soon as Jerry Wade stepped out of his burning home, an explosion slammed him to the ground in a cloud of smoke and shattered glass. “I was about on the front porch and it blew me about 10 feet away,” Wade said. “It blew me … more
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