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Wilson County Emergency Management Director Gordon Deno could be issuing warnings for a storm bearing his name this hurricane season. “When I saw the list of names this year, I just thought, … more
A Tennessee-based health care company is looking to merge with Wilson Medical Center majority owner LifePoint Health, but local officials said patient care will remain at the hospital’s … more
Hurricane Florence is set to be the first major storm in the Atlantic season and forecasts show it could affect North Carolina, so officials are urging residents to take part in National Preparedness … more
Anne Blackmon knows how the little things can make a big difference in the classroom. That’s why Blackmon, a New Hope Elementary fifth-grade teacher, asked for two picnic tables as a part of her … more
A longtime state legislator and retired Superior Court Judge has won his first election to return to the General Assembly since 2001. Sen. Milton F. “Toby” Fitch Jr., a Democrat, defeated … more
The greater Wilson area is in for a soggy Saturday, but a high-pressure system asserting itself this weekend should chase the clouds away and bring sunshine through at least Wednesday. Rain should … more
M.J. and Jackie Jackson saw an item in the paper about a hands-only CPR training session at Wilson Medical Center and knew it should be a part of their day Friday. “The public needs to know … more
Wilson residents will have a chance this week to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. Volunteers are getting ready for the Fill the Bus food drive from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. … more
Recently, as I was looking for one particular photograph from our family’s collection, I learned lessons about history and customs of our past. I looked through photograph albums put together … more
Wilson County moved forward with its intent to sell its public home health agency Monday, passing a resolution for the decision. While this is the first step in a lengthy process, the sale of … more
As color drained from their faces and light left their eyes, Laraine “Larry” Young Hines was there to help American troops write a last letter home from Vietnam. Hines was a “doughnut … more
Wilson police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a man in an early Saturday hit-and-run crash. Police say 34-year-old Raymundo Orozco of Edge Street in Bailey died after being hit by … more
ROCKY MOUNT — State officials say a CSX rail-to-truck shipping terminal is coming to Rocky Mount after all, bringing a $118 million investment and hundreds of jobs to the region. The Carolina … more
Authorities say they are continuing to investigate Friday’s shooting death of 16-year-old Luis Bravo. “The Wilson Police Department has been investigating Luis Bravo’s homicide and have been following up on leads since the crime occurred,” said Wilson police Sgt. Steve Gardner. … more
Gary Proffitt has been tapped to head the fundraising committee for the Wilson Community College Foundation Board of Directors. Fundraising is not unfamiliar to Proffitt, who is a past chairman of … more
Walter Godwin Jr., presiding Oct. 10 • Raymond Atkinson, pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact robbery with dangerous weapon, 13-25 months North Carolina Department of Adult Correction … more
Harrison Barnett had a sleepover at a friend’s house last weekend. The boys stayed up late playing, ate pumpkin pancakes for breakfast and went to Chuck E. Cheese the next day. Just an average … more
Mother Nature may be on the fence about diving into spring or holding on to winter, but the staff at Pelican’s Snoballs already are serving up cool treats. Mike Davis, owner of Pelican’s … more
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