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Hundreds of North Carolina students competed at the 2018 North Carolina Envirothon at Cedarock Park near Burlington last month. The two-day event is designed to test the knowledge and skills of … more
Robert L. Williams Jr., mayor-elect for the town of Sharpsburg, was arrested within an hour of his win for driving while impaired and several other charges. According to Sharpsburg Police Chief … more
Sheriff Calvin Woodard has secured his spot in the November election, defeating two former deputies in Tuesday’s primary. Woodard, who is seeking his third term in office, received 6,490 votes … more
Heavy votes in the Elm City precinct were the deciding factor as challenger Robert Williams Jr. edged out incumbent Randy Weaver 169 to 162 in unofficial results of a special election to determine … more
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of three dogs inside a Buck Branch Road mobile home. Wilson County Animal Enforcement received a call Friday requesting a welfare … more
Republican incumbent George Holding will face off against Democrat Linda Coleman in November to represent the 2nd Congressional District following dramatic wins for each in the May … more
The ballet came to Wilson on Tuesday. The performance of the New York Theatre Ballet was a collaboration between the Wilson Economic Development Council, the Wilson Downtown Development Corp., the … more
Unlike some other school district leaders in the state, Wilson County Schools officials say they have no plans at this time to call off classes to allow teachers to attend a protest in the state’s capital May … more
RALEIGH — Producers of Wilson playwright Mildred Summerville’s “Spare the Rod; Spoil the Child” are holding auditions for five roles at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Mount Calvary Word of … more
Thirty years ago, iconic Marvel villain Venom made his debut and in October, he’ll be brought to cinematic life through actor Tom Hardy. But today Arkham Comix releases an exclusive cover designed … more
After a couple mild and rainy days, Wilson should see temperatures climb throughout the week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
Area residents can learn how to safely can, freeze, dehydrate and ferment foods to eat healthfully throughout the year at canning and food preservation classes at the Wilson County Agricultural … more
Andrew Preston was director of the Fike High School band half a century ago. The 83-year-old commands attention from the conductor’s podium. Preston, who was band director from 1964 to 1970, … more
Wilson City Councilman Derrick Creech hit the road to the nation’s capital recently for the National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference, which focused on rebuilding the country’s … more
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection to last week’s shooting where a teenager was injured on Snowden Drive. Police have arrested 18-year-old Darius L. Hinnant, who is charged in … more
SPRING HOPE — A Nash County kenaf grower said more farmers need to start growing hemp to bring more money to North Carolina farms. Tony Finch grew 200 acres of the fiber-rich crop in 2017 an … more
A woman is charged after police say she stabbed a man Saturday. Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Woodrow Street in reference to a stabbing shortly after midnight. When officers … more
Jane Smith Patterson, a 2017 recipient of the distinguished North Carolina Award for Public Service, will be the featured speaker at the 116th annual commencement exercises of Barton College at 1:30 … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during the month of March: Quontina Lavet Fielder of Wilson and Ralph Carter of Rocky Mount; Isaac Monk and Audrey … more
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