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Americans across the country celebrated national independence Wednesday. The following day, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield celebrated individual independence with the kickoff of a Small Business … more
The Wilson County Register of Deeds issued the following marriage licenses during May: Frances Elizabeth Noel and Jonathan Ryan Shaw, both of Lucama; Kristina Maria Gilmore of Elm City and … more
Police say a national trend involving paintball guns has found its way to Wilson. And authorities are taking the matter seriously. Police have already charged several suspects in connection to … more
Former Assistant District Attorney Caroline Quinn was sworn in Wednesday as Wilson County’s clerk of superior court. Quinn, who was appointed to the position by Superior Court Judge Walter H. … more
The new pedestrian bridge at Lake Wilson is nearly complete and folks have already been eagerly exploring the 2-mile trail despite the excruciating heat. “The bridge has been a very popular … more
Even the oppressive heat could not keep true barbecue connoisseurs from attending the July 4 barbecue cook-off and festival at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. For the second year in a row, the … more
When it comes to sweet corn, Collin Blalock admits he might eat more than he sells some days. In the tall rows of maturing white corn, Blalock twists off an ear. The Lucama resident shucks it … more
Jonathan Hart tossed the heavy wooden pallet onto a workbench like he was flicking a magazine onto a coffee table. The muscular 26-year-old is the new manager at Performance Pallet Co. located on … more
A sunny Saturday afternoon greeted the several hundred Wilson residents who made it out to Five Points Park June 23 for a day of food, fun and even a little learning. The Community Fun Day and … more
ELM CITY — Aenon Missionary Baptist Church, 7503 Town Creek Road, will have a hot dog/hamburger dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Those wishing to attend are asked to call Ken Cobb at … more
ROCKY MOUNT — State officials say a CSX rail-to-truck shipping terminal is coming to Rocky Mount after all, bringing a $118 million investment and hundreds of jobs to the region. The Carolina … more
As families celebrate Independence Day today, officials are reminding them of the dangers fireworks can pose. “Firecrackers and sparklers seemed like innocent fun when we were kids, but we now … more
Scott Hayes, 53, died Tuesday, almost four years after he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. After the diagnosis in the summer of 2014, the … more
The Wilson County Board of Education will consider moving the modular structure that will house the new Wilson Area School Health Clinic. The unit is currently being prepared at Beddingfield High … more
The union of Batman and Catwoman will jump from the pages of Batman No. 50 and into a Wilson comic shop Saturday with a wedding officiated by Gotham’s Police Commissioner James Gordon. … more
Temperatures are expected to drop a few degrees and rain chances to increase after a scorching Tuesday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought … more
Wilson County Schools students’ performance in end-of-grade and end-of-course testing shows an increase of 8.8 percentage points over last year in preliminary results released last week. … more
When city officials first set out to improve utilities and access on Goldsboro Street, the scope of the project was limited to the 200 block. But as more development was generated on the 100 block, … more
Police are investigating the killing of a southern Nash County native whose body was found Saturday in Horry County, South Carolina, near the resort town of Myrtle Beach. Horry County Deputy … more
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