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Fall weather marked by mild daytime highs and a crisp chill in the air overnight should remain in Wilson County for the foreseeable future, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of … more
Adult Fiction “The 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle” by Stuart Turton “America for Beginners” by Leah Franqui “Ana of California” by Andi Teran “Bagmen” by William … more
Wilson voters made a statement Monday afternoon when they banded together to change their political party affiliation. The action was a part of a national campaign called #WalkAway where voters … more
LUCAMA — In response to customer complaints and testing data, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources has issued a notice of deficiency to the town of Lucama citing … more
If you don’t mind yellow as a vehicle color, there might be a good deal for you at the N.C. Department of Transportation surplus vehicle public auction Wednesday at the Wilson County … more
There is nothing I love more than the cool crisp air and colors of fall. It’s the perfect season for getting outdoors before the cold sets in. The other awesome thing about autumn is that there … more
Brandon Duke of Wilson-based Duke's Power Washing walks along the ridge of the Church of Christ near Lucama on Monday. The church was having its steeple cleaned.   more
The All-American Kiwanis Club of Wilson inducted new officers for the upcoming year during a recent banquet. From left are Michael Strickland. vice president; Scott Windham, president; and Rob … more
A businessman with a prolific history of mason work throughout Wilson is the namesake for the Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House and African-American Museum, but the exhibits that debuted Sunday tell … more
Members of the Wilson community are invited to join Barton College’s faculty, staff and students for “Take Back The Night: One Night, Never Silent, Ending Violence Together” on Tuesday evening. … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins” by Clint McElroy “After Anna” by Alex Lake “Age of War” by … more
U.S. Rep. George Holding, a Republican incumbent in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District, faces challenges from Democrat Linda Coleman and Libertarian Jeff Matemu in the Nov. 6 … more
Wilson County has above-average mortality rates for breast cancer patients, but the regional Susan G. Komen organization is funneling resources to fight that statistic. “Komen announced in 2016 … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Oct. 1-5, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Cathy S. Baker to Ronnie Wiggins Jr. and Tanyanika Wiggins, 4034 … more
Community Christian School collected donations to be sent to Pamlico County in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The student body and staff from CCS made donations. Dollar General on N.C. 58 found out … more
The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department had Zumba in the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Tuesday. About 50 participants dressed in pink to mark breast cancer awareness while taking part in Zumba … more
The Wilson County Board of Education will consider placing a marker at Fike High School honoring Coach Henry Trevathan and the members of the 1964-69 football teams at its regular meeting at 7:30 … more
Joe Shakour is ready to hit the ground running in the role as the new director of the Wilson County Substance Prevention Coalition. Shakour, who is also the senior pastor at Tabernacle Baptist … more
State Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield says the Johnston County house she bought three years ago provides legislative session lodging and has not replaced her childhood home in Wilson County as her … more
A fish fry fundraiser is planned for Friday, Oct. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at the Re-Elect Sheriff Calvin L. Woodard Campaign Headquarters, 1435 Ward Blvd. (former Parkwood … more
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