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Nathan Dunham knew he wanted to do an Eagle Scout project that gave back to the community. That’s why he decided to construct two Little Free Library stands and strategically place them in Wilson neighborhoods. “It seemed like a pretty productive kind of project that would actually give something back,” said the 18-year-old Dunham, who is a part of Boy Scout Troop No. 89 at Winstead United Methodist Church. … more
Registration is now open for the Barton Kids’ College, an enrichment program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, offered on three teacher work days for the 2018-19 year for Wilson … more
The old Southern Cotton Oil Co. cotton seed building has been a part of downtown Wilson’s skyline for nearly 75 years Located on Stemmery Street, the Moskegee Iron Works structure dates back to … more
A downtown storefront is back in business, offering grooming in the heart of Wilson. Tails of the City Pet Spa opened June 6 at 121 Tarboro St. S. and already has … more
Bill Caldwell is concerned about the consequences that could occur locally and across the country with the passage of proposed health care reform bills. “When you think of things that keep you up at night, this is probably one of them,” said Caldwell, CEO at Wilson Medical Center. “And yes, it does worry me.” The most worrisome issue, Caldwell said, involves proposed cuts to the Medicaid program and the ripple effect … more
What exactly is homemaking? Answers to this question are numerous. Most people think of homemaking as the intricacies of managing a home and creating a nurturing atmosphere for a family. Early in the 20th century, the Cooperative Extension … more
For the second year in a row, Hubert Vester Auto Group has made a significant donation to the Wilson Police Athletic and Activities League. A $3,391.18 check was presented at the Hubert Vester Honda dealership in Wilson in front of employees and … more
Monday was all about setting expectations at the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology. WAAT was among the first schools to open for the 2017-18 school year following the summer break in Wilson County. “Every student had different … more
Diabetes Academy will be offered today at 6 p.m. at the Wilson Senior Activities Center, 1808 S. Goldsboro St. The free class is offered by a Novo Nordisk diabetes educator to help patients manage diabetes. The event will include the basics of … more
Howard Jones lived his life by a certain creed and championed others to do the same. “Never, ever underestimate the mind of a person or what he or she can bring to this world,” Jones would … more
James Ray Barnes was a senior at Lucama High School when he heard word over the radio that Pearl Harbor had been bombed. “My memory is not very good, but I’ll never forget December 7, 1941,” … more
Wilson Winter Lights has been canceled for Friday night. "Due to the wet weather our ground fault electric receptacles tend to trip the circuit breakers, and we want our visitors to enjoy all the … more
The bishop of Raleigh will make his first visit to Wilson’s St. Therese Catholic Church on Tuesday to preside over the 7 p.m. Mass commemorating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Bishop Luis … more
RALEIGH — A former member of U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield’s congressional staff has been named Gov. Roy Cooper’s chief liaison to the General Assembly. Lee Lilley joined the governor’s … more
So, in last week’s column, I explained how “Avengers: Infinity War” can be viewed as a singular, stand-alone, self-contained conclusion to a decade of Marvel cinematic movies. (SPOILER ALERT … more
Wilson Chief of Police Thomas Hopkins’ efforts to build stronger relationships between his officers and the community resulted in him being selected as the National Police Athletic League’s Law … more
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