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Spring is a welcome relief from the hardships of winter for many people, especially after the few weeks of heavy pollen have passed. When spring is at its glorious peak, most of us rejoice in the … more
ELM CITY — Vaughn’s Chapel Church, 4966 S. Elm City Road, will have a clothing and household items giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 7. For more information, call 252-230-7177. Rain … more
Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard is defending a Facebook post that suggests election-year politics has influenced the high-profile discoveries of dead dogs on rural roadsides. Woodard said the … more
Able Cat Rescue, a Wilson-based nonprofit that formed through a volunteer effort to rehome cats stranded in Hurricane Matthew’s floodwaters, is seeking new homes for nearly two-dozen friendly … more
A Wilson man will spend 15 years behind bars for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl, and a Stantonsburg woman who acted as his accomplice will serve a five-year, one-month prison term. U.S. … more
Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one man injured. Officers responded to Wilson Medical Center around 11:33 p.m. regarding a person who had been shot. Police spoke … more
The Wilson Tobs kicked off their annual Home Run for Hunger season last month, collecting more than 3,500 pounds of food for those in need. The annual project aims to collect and distribute … more
MORRISVILLE — The remains of an Air Force officer lost for almost 50 years after he was shot down over Southeast Asia finally came home Thursday to North Carolina, where he was greeted by his three … more
Fair housing, credit counseling and repair, homebuyer programs and budgeting are just a few of the topics set to be covered during a free Saturday morning workshop presented by Wilson’s Human … more
After much legal wrangling at the state level, the Wilson County Board of Elections now has equal political party representation with the appointment of Wanda Dianne Davis. In the past, the … more
ELM CITY — A Goldsboro man has been jailed after sheriff’s deputies say he broke into another man’s home, struck him in the face and held him at gunpoint. On Tuesday, the Wilson County … more
Teams from Wilson Homeschool Envirothon won first place in the middle school and high school divisions at the North Carolina Envirothon Area IV competition, held March 22 at the North Carolina State … more
Milton F. Fitch Jr., presiding Feb. 13 • Lance Mathews, probation violation, defendant admits violation, probation revoked, sentence invoked. • Jammy Jenkins, probation hearing, … more
Police are investigating a weekend shooting that left a man injured. Shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, police responded to Pender Street Grocery & Grill at 404 Pender St. in reference to shots … more
The second installment of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy Series is quickly approaching with a presentation by N.C. Rural Center President Patrick Woodie about programs for small … more
ANGIER — For the second consecutive month, a standing-room-only crowd filled the Angier town commission chambers Tuesday as speakers sharply criticized Mayor Lew Weatherspoon and members of the … more
Wilson firefighters rescued a man after his Albert Avenue home caught fire Tuesday night. Wilson Fire/Rescue Services, emergency personnel and police responded to 504 Albert Ave. shortly before 8 … more
A new apartment complex is on the horizon for western Wilson as long as the project makes it over a few hurdles. Wilson Planning and Design Review Board members put the initial stamp of approval … more
A man is facing a criminal charge after police say he wielded a box cutter and tried to rob a Dollar Tree store Tuesday night. Police responded to the Dollar Tree at 301 Nash St. shortly after … more
Wilsonians brought their wallets to last week’s Wilson County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale. Organizers said the event was a huge success with an unofficial total of $300,400 in sales. … more
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