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Authorities were investigating a bomb threat made against a Wilson business Monday afternoon — the third at that location in a week. Officials were called to Collins Aerospace at 4200 … more
Watson Electrical apprentice Timothy Amerson has come a long way since being hired in May 2015. A Wilson native, Amerson joined Watson Electrical a few years after leaving the U.S. Army, where he … more
On two tables set up in front of the Wilson County Courthouse, Gregory Boseman had free T-shirts to give away. They were in green, gray, blue, yellow and orange, and each one had a message — … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Armorock LLC, the world’s largest manufacturer of polymer concrete structures, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Edgecombe County, creating 55 jobs, Gov. Roy … more
A Wilson native’s initiative to connect students with college and work opportunities is growing, with plans to offer two $500 scholarships at a career fair scheduled in May. D’metrius Dew … more
When Amanda Metts arrives at her office in the mornings, she turns on her computer and then gets moving. Metts has a standing desk and a walking treadmill underneath her desk. Instead of sitting … more
The head of Wilson Energy testified earlier this month before a congressional committee in hopes of protecting natural gas customers across the country. Director Rich Worsinger represented the … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Paris Ritz” by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen … more
It will be six indoor courts of dinking and dunking March 21 when Wilson Parks and Recreation and Wilson City Little League host the Wilson Luncheon Lions Club Recreational Pickleball … more
Creators Syndicate has begun distributing a weekly political column written by Corey Friedman, editor of The Wilson Times and executive editor for Restoration NewsMedia. The column will appear in … more
Barton College named 59 students to the president’s list and 340 students to the dean’s list for the fall semester. President’s list students compiled a perfect 4.0 GPA; dean’s list students … more
In the N.C. House of Representatives District 24 race, Democratic incumbent Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield faces challenger John G. McNeil. In an effort to provide readers some background on the … more
When people talk about the winds of change, they probably don’t mean precisely what happened on a recent Friday. With wind gusting all day long, the Lutheran pastor from Rocky Mount called to … more
Markayla Smith is getting a second chance at her education in an unlikely place — the Wilson County Detention Center. The 20-year-old uses a tablet to complete online coursework that will help … more
Yesterday, I posted a picture of myself on Facebook while I was waiting at the doctor’s office. Before your mind goes to a place that is quite unappealing, the picture was a simple selfie of me … more
If ever there has been an American who represented the pulse of the country, who understood behavior and motivation of people, who taught about struggles and victory and love, it is Maya … more
Three students overcame a major technical hurdle last week when their anti-drowning device successfully texted 911. Lydia Denton, Astrid Santamaria and Lily Phat, all students at Sallie B. Howard … more
Tripp Vaughan of Vaughan’s Jewelers presents a Vahan bracelet to Lynne White, executive director of Wesley Shelter for the upcoming “In it to Win It." The gold and sterling diamond … more
NEW BERN — Noble Christopher C. Boykin from the Wilson County Shrine Club was appointed as the Sudan Shriners’ marshal. Newly elected Sudan Potentate Illustrious Sir Allen R. … more
Wilson’s tourism leaders on Tuesday jumped at the opportunity to promote the county’s agricultural assets as part of a statewide app. “This is a really good thing,” said Rob Boyette, … more
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