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Take your children on a Storywalk this week. Storywalk is a children’s book mounted page-by-page onto signs that will be set up this week at the Wilson Botanical Gardens in celebration of Take A … more
Sallie Baldwin Townsend Howard, the lifelong educator who inspired the creation of the Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education, has died. She was hospitalized early Saturday after … more
By Faith Original Free Will Baptist Church, 4667 Evansdale Road, will have a food giveaway beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Recipients are asked to bring their own boxes or containers. Youth … more
Anne Blackmon knows how the little things can make a big difference in the classroom. That’s why Blackmon, a New Hope Elementary fifth-grade teacher, asked for two picnic tables as a part of her … more
Connie is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Connie is a shorthair dilute calico that has been spayed. Connie is available for adoption from Purrfect Hearts Cat Rescue … more
Deputy Jimmy Ruffin of the Wilson County Sheriff's Office, left, receives a $100 Lowe's gift card from Mark Willey, general manager of Thomas-Yelverton Funerals and Cremations at Evergreen Memorial … more
A low-pressure system and a one-two punch of passing cold fronts will keep rain chances high for much of the week in Wilson County, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson … more
The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson will hold its quarterly emergency food distribution at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The program will be held at the organization’s headquarters at 801 … more
The National Federation of Independent Business’ state political action committee has endorsed state Sen. Rick Horner, R-Nash, in his re-election rematch with Democratic candidate Albert Pacer in … more
The National Association of Counties recognized the Wilson County Department of Social Services with an Achievement Award at its annual conference recently, naming the county’s Baby Steps program … more
Wilson County saw a 3.38 percent increase in tourism expenditures last year when compared to 2016, with visitor spending increasing to $119.6 million in 2017. “Our collaborative efforts have … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Sept. 10-14, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Bissette & Bissette Properties, LLC to Michael R. … more
A jury was selected Monday in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing a Wilson man during a January 2017 robbery. Matthew Joseph Taylor, who was 19 years old at the time of his … more
Following are new titles at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “Black as He’s Painted” by Ngaio Marsh “Clutch of Constables” by Ngaio Marsh “Collected Short … more
Completion of new facades on two main buildings on Wilson Community College’s Lee Technology Center could be complete before year’s end. “We expect those two buildings that are being worked … more
The Wilson Committee for Persons with Disabilities is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month by accepting nominations for its annual recognitions of Employee of the Year, … more
When Jack Clifford reached his 80th birthday, he wanted to mark it with a milestone. The retired minister and educator lifted 300 pounds. “This was on my bucket list when I reached 80 years … more
The two-story building at 117 Goldsboro St. in downtown Wilson has had a variety of tenants since 1915 including bakeries, tailors, artists and attorneys. A mother-daughter duo is renovating the … more
As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, blood and platelet donors are urged to give when it’s safe to travel to care for … more
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, coastal communities were plagued with too many problems and too few workers, but Wilson’s city and county governments answered the call for help. “Wilson has … more
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