WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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When Gloria Edmundson saw an old, green metal fan sitting on a table Friday morning, it grabbed her attention. It also reminded her of the one she had growing up as a child. “My mother would … more
The Wilson Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet celebrating 109 years of freedom is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road. Admission fee is a $25 … more
Father’s Day prompts us to recall lessons, anecdotes and memories of times spent with our fathers. One of my earliest memories is when Daddy had taken my siblings and me down to the pasture on … more
james norville James Norville made his will in Edgecombe County on Sept. 8, 1864, and it was probated in May Court, 1867: (1) grandson and executor James B. Norville, home plantation and 2 … more
There is some almost morbid irony in the subject matter for today’s column in that the seeds for it were planted several weeks ago in a conversation between my wife and our 26-year-old daughter. My … more
ASHEVILLE — A Wilson resident has graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and two Wilsonians have been named to the dean’s list. Jonathan Morgan Price graduated in May, … more
Candy Taylor couldn’t stop smiling. Taylor, co-founder of New Christian Food Pantry and Child Development Center, was grateful. “It brought me to tears,” she said. “The Lighthouse … more
A grassroots conservative advocacy group is praising state Reps. Jeff Collins and Susan Martin and Sen. Rick Horner for their voting records in the General Assembly. Collins, a Rocky Mount … more
The Wilson Times Co. is expanding its footprint with its Wednesday purchase of The Spring Hope Enterprise from longtime editor and publisher Ken Ripley. The acquisition will keep the 71-year-old … more
Wilson was the first appointment for Salvation Army lieutenants Jake and Liz Law. And while their time in Wilson has come to an end, they said the lessons and people they met will never be … more
The following titles have been added at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “Beach House Reunion” by Mary Alice Monroe “The Book of Summer” by Michelle Gable “By … more
The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter has announced the winners of its annual Youth Citizenship Awards. Each year, Wilson’s DAR chapter partners with public and … more
The Wilson County Board of Education approved the career and technical education plan for the 2017-18 school year Monday. Chairwoman Christine Fitch said the plan had already been approved by the … more
When the Wilson City Council supported a raise for police officers to fight widespread vacancies last fall, City Manager Grant Goings made it clear the effort would come with a cost. The bill came … more
The old Southern Cotton Oil Co. cotton seed building has been a part of downtown Wilson’s skyline for nearly 75 years Located on Stemmery Street, the Moskegee Iron Works structure dates back to … more
Wilson Chief of Police Thomas Hopkins’ efforts to build stronger relationships between his officers and the community resulted in him being selected as the National Police Athletic League’s Law … more
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