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Wilson Parks & Recreation held its first summer aquathon Saturday at the Recreation Park Center pool with three water exercise classes for three hours by three instructors. More than 50 people … more
Police are investigating two incidents where residents reported hearing shots fired. On Tuesday, police were dispatched to the 900 block of Broad Street shortly before 7:30 a.m. regarding … more
Edward Jones has earned the No. 1 ranking in a list of the state’s 56 top employers compiled by Business North Carolina magazine and the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. … more
The Beddingfield High School Junior Optimist Club’s graduate leadership team of Kyndall Daniels, Ellison Taylor, Cathy Nicholson and Jaylah Moore recently met with its new leadership team … more
When Andre Willis first met Robert Vick, the Buffalo native was living in a cardboard box near the railroad tracks in downtown Wilson. “He was raking his yard and said hello. He asked what I was … more
ROCKY MOUNT ­— The remains of a Korean War veteran returned to Nash County on Thursday after 68 years. The remains of Pfc. William Hoover Jones were recently recovered through joint … more
BB&T volunteers teamed up with the Wesley Shelter recently to give the domestic and sexual violence agency a fresh look. “They did a lot of work,” said Wesley Shelter Executive Director … more
Air filtration company Pamlico Air made waves Thursday as it announced the creation of 305 jobs and investment of $10 million in a Wilson County manufacturing facility. “Every employee will be … more
Kamden Murphy said this week’s engineering camp was about using your brain to come up with ideas to solve problems. “You just imagine and keep on imagining,” Kamden said. Kamden was one … more
Officials announced Thursday that a Washington-based air filtration company is bringing hundreds of jobs and millions in investment to Wilson County. “It is a great day in our community,” said … more
Mental Health America in Wilson County will highlight the mental health benefits of owning a pet and exercising at Saturday’s fundraiser, “Strut Your Pup Parade and Costume Contest.” The … more
WINSTON-SALEM — Truliant Federal Credit Union announced Monday that it’s filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina challenging Truist Bank, the intended new … more
Veteran pharmacist Michael Warren has taken the time to get to know his customers who rely on medication, but after 42 years, he has closed up shop. “I’ve been working a lot of hours. For the … more
For a second consecutive year, the Wilson Housing Authority has achieved a perfect score for the operation of its Housing Choice Voucher program. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban … more
Bryant Glover reached into a strainer, pulled out wax scrapings covered with honey and passed them around. Each fragment was dripping with sweet honey from honey bee hives at Beddingfield High … more
Tanijah Ellis dropped out of high school more than once. But with encouragement and support from her family and social worker, the teen mother returned to school and received her high school diploma. … more
If you want to see fireworks in Wilson on July 4 this year, you’ll have to go to the Wilson County Fairgrounds on U.S. 301. The Wilson Tobs will have fireworks after the July 2 game this year, … more
The Wilson community has the chance to rally for a charitable cause Sunday and help those who need it most. One of the largest food drives here will take place at the seventh annual Wilson Tobs’ … more
BAILEY — Town commissioners approved a resolution Monday evening to move forward in the town’s efforts to secure $2 million in federal grant funding in hopes of beginning the work to lift its … more
A Rocky Mount woman accused of bilking her elderly in-laws out of nearly $100,000 has pleaded guilty to a pair of federal charges, U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon’s office announced Monday. … more
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