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The following deed transfers for the week of Aug. 13-17, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Sarah Louise Parker to Ida P. Worsley, rural homesite on Reedy … more
4-H is expanding its reach here, adding new clubs and interests for area kids. “We have quite a few that are new just since last year,” said Jessica Manning, Wilson County 4-H and youth … more
Gene Roddenberry is fairly widely known to have pulled a fast one on network censors during the late 1960s by addressing all kinds of pertinent issues of the times in his legacy future universe in … more
Dear Students, Many of you have already started back to school; others will begin the new school year in a couple of days. Our community wants this year to be the best year you have ever … more
A Wilson father was wounded after police say his 24-year-old son shot him several times. Police were dispatched to the 3800 block of Chase Road at 12:36 a.m. last Saturday in reference to a … more
My dad has a long driveway that leads to the highway, and I usually turn the car around to drive out. But on Sunday, my husband and I backed out so we could watch my dad walk into his house. He … more
When Lu-Ann Monson first came to Wilson, she was stunned by the city’s size and beauty. “Compared to my hometown of Winthrop Harbor, (Illinois), Wilson was big. My first impression when I … more
STANTONSBURG — Floodwaters are known to rise here in severe storms and hurricanes, with some residents becoming trapped in their homes. “It’s not a matter of if. It’s a matter of when,” … more
Tractor Supply Co. in Wilson is hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more on Saturday as part of Out Here With Animals, its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Dr. George Kasarala has been named the hospitalist medical director at Nash UNC Health Care. The hospitalist program at Nash UNC is partnered with Sound Physicians. Hospitalists … more
Authorities have recovered more than $20,000 worth of tools and other items stolen in a rash of Wilson County thefts, officials say. Now, 36-year-old John David Jones and 42-year-old Tina Michele … more
As part of the Summer Sounds Benefit Concert Series, the Praise Gospel Singers will present an evening of spiritual music, accompanied by Bill Myers, at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Edna Boykin Cultural … more
It sounded like the old days in Wilson on Wednesday. Tobacco buyers called out bids as they walked along bales of tobacco with growers keenly listening to prices at a pair of auctions. The live … more
Wilson writer Sabrina Ramsey has released “Purple Shoelaces,” a children’s book starring a girl whose new shoes transport her to anywhere her imagination desires. The story is “a … more
SPRING HOPE — Steve Brumfield left his home on Nash Street and went to work as usual Wednesday morning. Fifteen minutes later, he received a call from the Spring Hope Police Department saying a … more
Keisha Parker, Barton class of 2016, will share her story as the featured speaker for the 117th opening convocation at Barton College. Parker is constituent services manager for the office of U.S. … more
TARBORO — A formal-dress fundraiser is planned Saturday at Edgecombe Community College to rebuild the flood-ravaged town of Princeville and preserve its history. The Princeville Cultural Gala is … more
New salon owner Christy Whaley is relatively new to the business, but being a stylist has always been an aspiration of hers. “I’ve always wanted to do hair, but when I got burned out in the … more
After a month of repairs and restoration, the iconic “V. Simpson” whirligig returned Tuesday to Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. The whirligig and several attachments were hoisted into a prominent spot at the corner of Goldsboro and South streets in downtown Wilson. “It is the longest in the park and one of the most intricate,” said Jeff Bell, executive director of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. … more
The Wilson Times Co. will purchase the Kenly News, Pine Level News, Princeton News Leader and The Selma News and combine the four publications into a county-wide weekly newspaper under the … more
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