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More than 150 residents of the Wilson Housing Authority’s E.B. Jordan Homes were recently treated to a Christmas celebration featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus and performances by musical groups from … more
ELM CITY — The Silver Lake Growers Cotton Gin was projected to gin 26,000 bales of cotton when it finished ginning area cotton last week. “Last year we ginned 22,000 bales off of 11,000 acres. … more
Rep. Susan Martin, a Republican who spent three terms in the North Carolina House representing Wilson and Pitt counties, announced Thursday that she is moving from Wilson to Nashville, … more
Sheriff’s deputies and state agents found a young child living in a home where a Wilson County man cooked methamphetamine last week, authorities said Thursday. The Wilson County Sheriff’s … more
Three Wilson County residents have been victimized amid a string of tech support scams reported in recent weeks, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. All three victims were enticed into purchasing … more
Teodoro Arroyo comforts 17-year-old Lizet Vasquez of Wilson, who was living at 304 Daniel St. when the home caught fire Thursday afternoon, causing major damage. Vasquez said she, her brother and her … more
For the second time in two years, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services is slated to get a new truck, and construction on the vehicle recently began in Wisconsin. “This truck will be equipped with over … more
After several months of construction and redesign, the Wilson County Department of Social Services’ nearly $1 million renovation project is complete. Customers will notice not only an updated … more
With Congress’ passage of last week’s farm bill that decriminalized the hemp plant, North Carolina farmers will have the choice of adding a needed money crop to their rotations. “I haven’t … more
More than 100 Wilson Preparatory Academy students brought their hearts and lots of smiles to others this holiday season. They visited and brought gifts to residents and employees at Spring Arbor … more
Stantonsburg Police Department members pose with families before going on a Shop with a Cop shopping spree Friday at Wilson's Walmart Supercenter. The police department raised $2,000 to be … more
Students who attend the afterschool program at Seeds of Hope House had fun making cookies Thursday, using a recipe they saw in Lisa Boykin Batts' food column in Wednesday's Wilson Times. The children … more
Hot Fudge Sundae is The Wilson Times' adoptable pet of the week. Hot Fudge Sundae is about a year and a half old. He loves people, small dogs and other cats. He is neutered and up to date on all his … more
A new year often brings news laws, rules and regulations. And that will ring true on Jan. 1 for restaurants in Wilson and throughout North Carolina. While the current cold-holding standard for … more
A Wilson resident suffered severe burns while trying to extinguish a Friday kitchen fire. Firefighters were dispatched to a 307 Reid St. structure fire at 12:40 p.m. and found the occupant … more
Dozens of children lined up outside the dining room doors in anticipation of a Christmas dinner. But they could never guess what was about to happen next. “It took a lot of donations and a lot … more
The Wilson Crisis Center may have started before Executive Director Nancy Sallenger moved to Wilson, but she has become synonymous with the agency’s service to the community and is being honored as … more
MIDDLESEX — Town commissioners held a special closed meeting Dec. 19 to evaluate the performance of, and ultimately dismiss, one of their police officers. Commissioners voted to fire Officer … more
Wilson County Superior Court L. Lamont Wiggins, presiding Nov. 14 • Michael Joyner pleaded guilty to two counts first-degree murder, life without parole, mental health treatment, money … more
NASHVILLE — Police Chief Thomas Bashore is set to retire at year’s end after six years with the Nashville Police Department and more than 20 years in law enforcement. As Nashville’s police … more
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