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A new grading machine has made a Wilson County farm the center of the county’s cucumber universe. The Harrell family, fourth-generation farmers near Saratoga, run Agrarian Inc., which purchased … more
Miss Wilson Jerenae Raeford was preliminary talent award winner in Wednesday’s Miss North Carolina competition. Raeford sang an opera vocal, “Je Veux Vivre,” from “Romeo et Juliette” in … more
A dozen and a half people face charges as a part of a federal drug distribution crackdown in Wilson and surrounding counties. The Tar River Regional Drug Task Force has arrested 18 suspects on … more
As dangerously hot weather moved into Wilson this week, officials say now is a good time to remind parents and caregivers that leaving kids alone in cars is dangerous. Cars and hot summer days … more
Local author and Wilson Writers Group member David S. Hager has released “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” the second novel in his Hollywood Cold Case trilogy. The novel opens with the discovery … more
You won’t find a Big Mac or a bucket of the colonel’s chicken around Elm City. But that doesn’t mean folks go unfed. Coming in from the south on Elm City Road, the city sign … more
Patricia Whitley isn't a stranger to getting services from the Salvation Army of Wilson. When her own children were younger, she received assistance, but since she and her husband took in her niece … more
Officials are preparing for one of the largest food drives in Wilson. And they hope to draw a crowd Sunday for the Wilson Tobs' annual Home Run for Hunger Celebration. The event aims to collect … more
As a lover of beer and books with a philanthropic heart, it just made sense to Steven E. Davis to put it all together into a fundraiser this Saturday for the Maggie Society. Davis, who owned Ace's … more
Dr. Jonathon G. Dewald has joined the Wilson Physician Services team, Wilson Medical Center has announced. Dewald is a board-certified internal medicine physician and has been practicing medicine … more
Police are seeking leads in a shooting that left a man injured Sunday after investigators say the victim changed his story. Officers responded to Wilson Medical Center at 12:31 a.m. regarding … more
West Nash United Methodist Church is launching Passport to Reading, a program to enhance reading skills, reverse summer reading loss and foster a lifelong love of reading. This program begins … more
Vollis Simpson’s whirligigs will again be featured at state welcome centers on Interstate 95 at the state’s borders. On Tuesday, a 13-foot-long metal creation with 1,100 reflectors was loaded … more
NASHVILLE — In a bid to shake Gov. Roy Cooper’s support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, opponents took their fight to the Nash County native’s backyard. Roughly 50 concerned citizens … more
Wilsonians gave with their hearts and their stomachs Monday for the annual backpack fundraiser and party at Chick-fil-A. Owner and operator Christy Proctor celebrates her birthday each year with a … more
Freedom Ministries will have a clothing and household items giveaway beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 23 at the Omega Resource Center, 300 Fairview Ave. Free hot dogs and chips will be … more
Twelve-year-old Raheem Will picked up a wand and placed it into the magnetic powder. After he dragged the powder along the white sheet of paper for a few seconds, fingerprints emerged. “I think … more
A Wilson teen faces five attempted murder charges after police say he was involved in a Sunday shooting that left two other teens injured. Edgar F. Renteria, 17, is charged with five counts of … more
Heat indexes in the triple digits and temperatures climbing almost as high will hold sway through midweek, but Wilson could beat the heat if a stationary front hovering over Virginia sweeps … more
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