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Authorities are investigating a Thursday night shooting on Rountree Avenue that left a man injured. Police responded to an 11:20 p.m. shots-fired call in the 1100 block of Rountree Avenue. … more
The Wilson County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at 113 NE Tarboro St. NE. Action items include consideration of how Wilson County Schools will handle … more
Nearly two years after taking the helm, Elisabeth Farnsworth announced she’s stepping down from the Wilson Area Habitat for Humanity to take a position with a Rocky Mount marketing company. The … more
Chibuike Uwakwe has some decisions to make. The Fike High School senior has so many acceptance letters from prestigious universities around the country that he is having to choose which of the … more
Community leaders hope residents will head out to the annual Bury the Violence rally at noon Sunday at Pender Street Park. The event will include free food, entertainment, basketball, football … more
My wife has informed today that I am an anachronism. It’s been a running joke for the entire time we have known each other that I was “older” than my chronological age. My interests always … more
This next week is Holy Week in the church year. It’s the week that leads up to Easter. And the church for the past two millennia has celebrated it as almost a real time day-for-day remembrance of … more
Try to imagine the story of war told from a child’s perspective. How do these horrific experiences shape a child’s point of view? Plan to join Barton College in welcoming award-winning … more
Greenfield School has two regional winners in the 2019 ExploraVision contest, which sought innovative ideas from about 14,000 children and 4,000 teams across the country. Sixth-graders James … more
Wilson Tobs staff gave an overview Tuesday of the more than 160 days of events annually at Fleming Stadium before submitting a request of nearly $27,000 to tourism board members. “By maintaining … more
A familiar scam has resurfaced in Wilson over the past several days. That scam includes someone calling residents impersonating Wilson County sheriff’s deputies and trying to extort money by … more
When Wilson Education Partnership hosted its Boots & Bow Ties fundraiser for Wilson County Schools on Thursday night, executive director Robin Williams knew she could depend on students in the … more
Brie Handgraaf, a reporter at The Wilson Times, enjoys playing with three of the pups that visited the newspaper office Wednesday afternoon. The puppies visited The Wilson Times staff as a benefit of … more
The federal government has useful tools and tips for last-minute tax filers who are struggling to meet the April 15 deadline. The Internal Revenue Service offers free tax filing software via its … more
Several hundred people walked through the new Women’s Pavilion at Wilson Medical Center Tuesday to see the $22 million renovated area for labor and delivery and postpartum care that opened the next … more
The documentary film “F11 And Be There,” about the life of internationally acclaimed photographer Burk Uzzle of Wilson, will be shown twice this weekend at the River Run International Film … more
Tanijah Ellis didn’t know what to expect Wednesday. But when she saw dozens of prospective companies engaging in conversation with job-seekers like herself, she knew it was a moment she wanted to … more
RALEIGH — Grassroots supporters pressed North Carolina legislators Wednesday to call for a states’ convention that could propose constitutional amendments to limit federal power and shrink … more
Officials say collaboration and cooperation have been a driving force behind Wilson’s growth over the last few years. And that united effort between city and county government as well as local … more
MIDDLESEX — Following a public hearing regarding its current federal grant application Monday evening, the Middlesex town board received positive news and an explanation about the tardiness of its … more
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