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County commissioners plan further discussions regarding a timeline on a new animal shelter and the funding to pay for it, including animal privilege fees. The discussion was prompted last week … more
GREENVILLE — A Wilson mother has accused police of targeting minority neighborhoods through a "bait bike" program, but police officials disputed the claim, saying that a variety of … more
Local preservationist B. Perry Morrison Jr. was presented with the 2018 Preservation Spirit Award during the recent Preservation of Wilson annual Garden Party and Art Show. The Preservation … more
FOUR OAKS — Town Councilman Christopher Haley was arrested Tuesday night as part of the regional drug crackdown Operation JoCo Justice. Christopher Gregory Haley, 61, was arrested at his … more
SPRING HOPE — Police say a man was caught with cocaine and guns in an apartment where young children were staying. Officers approached 113 Northside St. around 9 p.m. Thursday after noticing … more
Wilson's forecast mirrors graduates' bright future Saturday as sunny skies should prevail while seniors turn their tassels at Beddingfield, Hunt and Fike high schools. Showers or thunderstorms … more
A suburban Atlanta economic development guru has been named executive director of the Wilson-based Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments. Robert Hiett, who is currently executive director of … more
High academic expectations, genuine concern for students and innovative teaching methods were just a few of the qualities celebrated Thursday during the Wilson County Schools Evening of Excellence … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services was recently recognized with the “Sticking Your Neck Out for the Kids Award” from the N.C. Parent Resource Center at Families in Action. The … more
A Wilson County man convicted of prostituting a teenage girl and forcing her to perform sex acts at migrant worker camps will spend the next 40 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Louise … more
KENLY — A judged Corvette and classic car show hosted by the Eastern Carolina Corvette Club will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9 at Kenly Chevrolet, 703 N. Church St. Juneteenth festival … more
When Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield stood with Gov. Roy Cooper and voted against the Republican state budget, she did what she thought was best for Wilsonians. And she didn’t expect to be attacked … more
GREENVILLE — Wilson Community College has inked a deal with East Carolina University to improve transfer student access through a collaborative degree completion program, ECU announced … more
Recently, a Wilson resident told me that when she reads my column, especially when it deals with country life, she recalls memories of her family visiting country relatives on Sunday afternoons. She … more
SILVERBORO Incorporated in 1887 on the Wilson-Fayetteville Railroad. Its first mayor was Nathan Boyette and it has always borne his surname by local usage. SILVER LAKE In 1907 Roscoe G. … more
My boss, so to speak, is coming to town tomorrow to preach and spend time with us here in Wilson. That is to say my Bishop, the Rev. Timothy Smith, bishop of the North Carolina Synod of the … more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting disaster assistance program applications from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to … more
Arran Walton, a home-schooled junior from Wilson, is one of 50 students selected for the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship’s 2018 High School Student Congress, the national nonprofit recently … more
Beddingfield High School’s valedictorian encourages younger students not just to focus exclusively on academics, but instead, participate in a wide variety of activities. Valedictorian Jonathan … more
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