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The provost at Barton College said Thursday that a negative report on the school by an education advocacy group “fails on method, reason and fairness.” Gary Daynes, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said a report from … more
Nar-Anon group meets today NASHVILLE — The Hope Seekers Nar-Anon group will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 at Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St. Head Start registration set Thursday Head Start year-round … more
Last week we began a tour of the neighborhood of Carolina Laundry and Dry Cleaners, on the corner of Tarboro and Kenan streets. There were more business neighbors to recognize. There was a large brick tobacco warehouse across Kenan Street from … more
RALEIGH — Producers of the feature-length film “Freshman Friday” being shot at St. Augustine University is seeking background actors as the movie prepares to wrap filming on Friday. S. Zachary Knox of Wilson, the director of … more
Stephen Maddox placed his hands over his face and then broke down and cried. As the seconds grew longer, so did the tears for the 43-year-old Durham man. He had just been found not guilty on all charges Saturday in connection … more
After much debate Thursday, the Wilson City Council voted to tread lightly in terms of increased requirements for internet sweepstakes facilities. … more
A four-month-old who died two days after being found unresponsive in his crib in February was strangled with a ligature, according to the child's state autopsy report.  The infant, Rylan … more
Efforts to relocate Winstead United Methodist Church to Airport Boulevard got a helping hand Tuesday when the Wilson Planning and Design Review Board agreed to lock in the design standards on the … more
This weekend’s Live Local Saturday event at 217 Brew Works will feature Wilson’s own Smashed Cardinals. Music will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Taproom. Ward’s Steak and Cheese food truck will have food ready to serve … more
Property owners in Wilson and Nash counties are part of a federal lawsuit claiming Federal Energy Regulatory Commission certificates issued to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley … more
Three Georgia men face multiple charges after officials found a large amount of fraudulent gift cards, a handheld credit card skimmer and guns during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 Tuesday morning. … more
A federal jury has convicted a Wilson man on gun charges stemming from a 2015 case. Maurice Montrae Parks was found guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after a three-day trial. … more
DAR honors award-winners [Photo gallery]
Tractor Supply Co. says it regrets a misunderstanding that caused tension between the Wilson County Animal Shelter and the local Humane Society chapter. A spokeswoman for the Brentwood, Tennessee-based agricultural retailer apologized Wednesday … more
Church to hold car wash fundraiser Greater Love Church Ministries will hold a car wash fundraiser beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 6 at Golden Coral Restaurant in Wilson. The cost is $8 for cars, $10 for SUVs, vans and trucks and $2 extra for … more
While the 7.1 percent unemployment rate in Wilson County is widely known, the people who make up that statistic and what keeps them from a paycheck are common knowledge to a much lesser degree. Graduates of the inaugural Impact Initiative class … more
The chance to lay down on the couch is all Michelle Mattox wanted when she and her daughters returned Wednesday from two weeks with her mother. Instead, the trio was greeted with a huge tree that had fallen on their rental home. “She … more
Pantries across Wilson are fuller thanks to various community partners and residents who championed a cause close to their hearts — The Wilson Tobs Home Run for Hunger Celebration. Sunday’s event collected more than 15,000 pounds of … more
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