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Ashley Stott, whose illness united much of the community the last two weeks, died on Thursday. The evening before, hundreds of supporters gathered at the Wilson County Courthouse to pray and offer … more
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
GREENVILLE — A Pitt County jury has found Gregory Kent Parks guilty on all charges in the disappearance of 20-year-old Isabel “Chaveli” Palacios. The verdict was announced before 10:30 this … 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
The Arts Council of Wilson has chosen a Wilson County native to lead the organization. Cathy Brown Hardison, programs and finance director at Emerge Gallery and Art Center in Greenville, has been … more
ELM CITY — Authorities are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing woman. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for 54-year-old Harriet Council Jones on Friday night. Jones was reported missing to the Wilson … more
It has been 152 years since the Confederacy was defeated, yet physical reminders of the war remain -- a reality that sparked concern from two residents at the Thursday night Wilson City Council … more
Multiple statements Gregory Parks gave to police prior to his August 2015 arrest in the killing of a 20-year-old Bailey woman will be admissible in his upcoming trial. A pretrial hearing continued Thursday inside a Wilson County courtroom where multiple witnesses took the stand ... more
A Wilson County jury on Tuesday found 20-year-old Anfernee Knight guilty on all charges — including first-degree murder — in the killing of 7-year-old Kamari … more
After 45 years in business, the owners of a store recently featured in The Wilson Times is calling it quits. However, the closure was not self-initiated, rather, it was prompted by the sale of the building. “Forty-five years is long enough,” … more
Wilson police are investigating a shooting that left a Wilson man dead. The victim, Harry Evangelist Beecher was 31 years old. Wilson police responded to a call on Sunday just after midnight in the 600 block of Lincoln … more
NASHVILLE — A suspect in the Sunday killing of an Elm City man has taken his own life, authorities said Monday afternoon. Michael Steven Stell, 34, was found at a cemetery in Halifax County where he committed suicide, according to Chief Deputy … more
Jacobia Lorenzo Moore, 23, of Wilson has been charged with first-degree murder following a shooting Saturday night at 920 Carolina St. Wilson police responded to a shots fired call at 9 p.m. and found Ingrid C. Powell, 24, of Rocky Mount with a … more
In just a few weeks, visitors to the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park will no longer have to view the park from across the street. They are invited to walk among the giant windmills created by a man … 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
Ginny Hall raised her arms as she crossed the finish line, her hands forming the American sign language gesture for “I love you.” Completing the survivors’ lap in Friday’s Wilson County Relay for Life, Hall said … more
Musicians have been going in and out of Barton College’s sound studio in recent weeks, recording songs from “Starboy.” Those involved with the project believe the musical has the potential to hit the big time. Ray Shell of … more
Three men are accused of fatally stabbing a Wilson man during a robbery, and police say two of them broke into his apartment the following day. … more
A firefighter extinguishes burning clothes near the side of a home at 6460 Bottoms Dairy Road Thursday afternoon. According to Jason Cain, assistant chief of the Toisnot Rural Fire Department, the fire at the single-story, brick home started in a … more
As a member of the Civil Air Patrol, Lt. Col. Dion Viventi has been called to serve in numerous disasters. He has responded in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of … more
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