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PIKEVILLE — Authorities have filed murder charges against a man accused of killing a woman and her unborn child. James Isaac Jones Jr., 34, of 304 Sweeten Branch Drive northwest of Pikeville, is … more
The following Wilson Community College students enrolled during the 2019 fall semester received the president’s list or dean’s list honor. President’s List To be eligible for the … more
A sluggish start to early voting Thursday was slowed further when the area was hit with a deluge of rain, but officials are hoping residents head to the polls leading up to the March 3 … more
Neighborhood group meets Saturday The Old Wilson Neighbors Association will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Wilson Visitors Center, 209 Broad St. W. Members will discuss neighborhood … more
SIMS — A couple faces arson charges in connection to a Wednesday single-wide mobile home fire. Wilson County sheriff’s detectives arrested 22-year-old Jessica Lynn Ray of Bailey and … more
It was a Valentine assembly line at St. Therese Catholic Church on Thursday as members of the Kneedy Gals poured batter into tins to bake a few hundred cupcakes for residents of the Wilson House … more
State Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, right, speaks to attendees during a free community breakfast and town hall meeting Friday. Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, is running in the Democratic primary for … more
Blake Davenport, owner of Gallery of Flowers in Wilson, was in his "Dr. Love" outfit Thursday as he readied roses in a cooler for Valentine's Day. The business on Airport Road expects to deliver … more
Gov. Roy Cooper honored Black History Month on Tuesday by recognizing African American education leaders from across the state for their many accomplishments that have helped move North Carolina … more
Special Olympics Wilson County hosted its annual basketball competition with 170 athletes participating in individual skills and team games. The two-day event was held last month at the Recreation … more
PIKEVILLE — Authorities have filed murder charges against a man accused of killing a woman and her unborn child. James Isaac Jones Jr., 34, of 304 Sweeten Branch Drive northwest of … more
A man faces multiple charges after police say he sexually assaulted a minor over the course of several years. On Monday, officials arrested 25-year-old Louis I. Deschamps of Wilson on charges of … more
Two Wilson businesses, including a new downtown shop, will be among the seven startups participating in the inaugural cohort for the Riot Accelerator Program launching later this month. “We were … more
The Wilson community showed its love to others Wednesday and headed out to support a cause to benefit those in need. Hope Station held its first “Share Your Heart Food and Paper Drive” in the … more
The Golden Leaf Community College Scholarships for the spring semester have been awarded to seven Wilson Community College students: Florisela Gutierrez Alcantar, Jessmin Evans, Katherine … more
Firefighters from the Rock Ridge Volunteer Fire Department assisted firefighters from the Sims VFD and Bailey VFD in putting out a fire at the 6200 block of Main Street in Sims Wednesday. Assistant Chief … more
Annie Harris is seated holding her great-great-grandson, Kyson Jones. Also in this five-generation picture are her great-granddaughter, Kenya Harris; her son, Benjamin; and her two oldest … more
The recent discovery of a missing woman’s body has given hope to the family of a man who’s been missing for more than a decade. Travis Lamont Lynch vanished on Christmas Eve 2003. His … more
Police nabbed a suspect accused of breaking into a convenience store and taking the cash registers with him. Officials charged 36-year-old Travis S. Battle of Wilson in connection to the Monday … more
Pro Music Conservatory, a nonprofit community school in Wilson now in its second decade, will hold its fourth annual “Name That Tune!” fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29, starting at 6 p.m. Six … more
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