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Wilson police say a shooting victim found in the Harris Teeter parking lot Monday evening has been rushed to a hospital. Officers were dispatched to a 7:30 p.m. shots-fired call at the 3401 … more
The Wilson Academy of Applied Technology is building a new high school at Wilson Community College’s Lee Technology Center. Wilson County Schools was informed Friday in a letter from State … more
This time of the year, money can be tight with all of the added expenses, like gifts, food, travel and parties. I am constantly trying to come up with gift ideas that are meaningful but … more
The Footloose Friends Line Dancers of Wilson received first place for a performance in the Contemporary Country Line Dance, ages 31 and up, at the N.C. State Fair Folk Festival. From left are Marcia … more
Gov. Roy Cooper sent a letter Friday to Republican legislative leaders urging them to stay in Raleigh and negotiate teacher pay. Currently, teachers across the state are working without pay raises … more
Narron & Holdford, P.A. has added a new attorney to its staff. Jordan Artrip was presented in the Wilson County District Court by fellow attorney C. David Williams of Narron & Holdford … more
KENLY— The grand opening of the new “Forged in Fire” blacksmith exhibit at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum on Saturday almost resembled an international exposition of sorts as several visitors … more
Residents who live in unincorporated areas throughout Wilson County will receive a new solid waste permit in the mail soon. Wilson County Solid Waste Services officials are sending the new blue … more
As Barbara Hooker sifted through old photographs, she stumbled across her favorite one. The photograph showed her husband, Earl, at a much younger age holding his son while his two daughters sat … more
The N.C. State Board of Education is reviewing a restart application for two Wilson County public schools identified as candidates for state takeover in its Innovative School District because of … more
Several dozen community leaders and business owners gathered at Brewmasters on Thursday to learn about a new business accelerator program and scholarship program planned for the Gig East … more
A Wilson man faces a charge after police say he robbed a convenience store at knife point early Saturday and was arrested a short time later at a nearby motel.  Wilson police responded to a … more
A cold, damp wind is likely to blow throughout The Wilson Times area Saturday and Saturday night. Coming from the north and northeast, gusts could reach 30 mph during the daytime with steady winds … more
Rain put a damper on a community festival for U.S. 301 revitalization, but organizers are optimistic residents will still have a fun and informative time. “We were affected by North Carolina … more
Wilson police are investigating a Thursday morning armed robbery at a convenience store. Police responded to a 4:03 a.m. call to the Circle K at 4940 Raleigh Road Parkway. Officers spoke to the … more
Authorities say scammers are impersonating Wilson County sheriff’s deputies and trying to extort payments from area residents by claiming they’ve missed jury duty. Wanda Samuel, sheriff’s … more
As we get closer to Thanksgiving, I, like a lot of other people, begin to take inventory of all for which I am thankful. Mine is a simple list. A lot of it is gratitude for family and friends and … more
Two inspectors with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau are on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation into Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting that left a … more
Wilson’s main fire station will be renamed after longtime firefighter and outgoing Mayor Bruce Rose. Mayor Pro-tem James Johnson made the announcement at the end of Thursday’s Wilson City … more
This past week took one more step in society’s shift from tangible — and I use that word loosely these days — media to something that seems more akin to the spirit realm. For music, there … more
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