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Anita Earls, a candidate for the N.C. Supreme Court, will be the featured speaker at a Black History Month celebration Friday at Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church in Wilson. Earls, … more
Robotics was something completely new for a team of seventh-graders from Darden Middle School. When the chance came to participate in a robotics competition at North Carolina A&T University, … more
FOUR OAKS — KS Bank has named Amber Outen Straley the relationship manager of the bank’s Four Oaks retail office, the Smithfield-based community bank announced Tuesday. Straley will be … more
A Republican challenger filed Tuesday for the 1st Congressional District seat. Durham businessman Roger Allison seeks to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat who has … more
ELM CITY — Authorities say an Elm City man died Tuesday night after being struck by a passing CSX train. Robert Edward Baker, 69, of 602 Cobb Road in Elm City, was identified as the victim of … more
Two public officials representing Wilson filed for re-election on Wednesday, including District Attorney Robert Evans. Evans is seeking his third term to represent the 7th Prosecutorial District, … more
A Republican challenger filed Tuesday for the 1st Congressional District seat. Durham businessman Roger Allison seeks to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat, who has … more
Incumbent Roger Lucas filed Tuesday to run for Wilson County Commissioner in District 4. Lucas said he has been in office for four terms as a Wilson County commissioner. “I have a great … more
SNOW HILL — Staff and volunteers plan to break ground on a private no-kill animal shelter for Greene County and surrounding communities on March 1. The Beare Garden Plantation Animal Rescue … more
After more than a decade serving as Wilson County’s clerk of superior court, Andrew Whitley will not seek re-election. His announcement came Monday, the first day of the filing period for … more
Wilson’s newest restaurant served up authentic Cajun and creole cuisine during a Fat Tuesday grand opening celebration. “Mardi Gras is the biggest celebration in New Orleans and Fat Tuesday is … more
A couple weeks ago, Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard received several complaints from worried parents. Their children were behaving strangely and throwing up. Woodard got word that … more
The Wilson County Democratic Party has announced the following precinct organizational meetings: • The Saratoga precinct will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the home of Alprator … more
Valentine’s Day came early for a few historic properties around downtown Wilson as part of Heart Bomb 2018. “People love these historic buildings, they are important to the community and we … more
The only constant is change in Wilson County's forecast this week, when daytime high temperatures will jump from the low 40s to the low- to mid-70s and then begin to boomerang back down. Tuesday … more
TARBORO — Holly Willis, Edgecombe County program technician, was recently named the recipient of the USDA Farm Service Agency District 6 Employee of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of … more
Students from Gardners Elementary School were sent to the hospital Monday afternoon after a driver ran his SUV underneath the rear of the bus they were riding. The wreck happened about 3:45 p.m. … more
Police have charged a fifth suspect in the Jan. 24 robbery and beating of a man who said he was attacked while walking down a Wilson street. Demetrius Meeks, 20, of 1715 Birchwood Drive, was … more
BAILEY — Two men face charges after authorities say they broke into Southern Nash High School. The Nash County Sheriff’s Office received a call Saturday shortly before 7 p.m. regarding a … more
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