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Paul Tomlinson likes being different. He likes trying new things, and he doesn’t mind going out on a limb. When the 28-year-old third-generation farmer decided to plant … more
After a near-perfect weekend in the greater Wilson area, expect a return to typical summer heat and humidity to start the workweek, Al Thomas Jr. advises in the latest installment of The Wilson Times … more
In 2018, there were more than 30,128 reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable and older adults made to North Carolina’s 100 county departments of social services, according to … more
This evening, I had pizza for dinner. It wasn’t made from scratch, nor was it from a local takeout restaurant. It was a boxed frozen pizza from the supermarket. The brand is not important, as I … more
LUCAMA — A mother and daughter escaped a fire that consumed a Lucama mobile home Friday morning. Brendon Dawson said his long-time girlfriend Melissa Gamez, 40, and their 4-year-old daughter, … more
In the next year, 47 signs are set to be installed to help visitors find popular destinations around Wilson. “When a visitor arrives to town, the signs will lead them on a straight route to the … more
Spoiler alert for “Avengers: Endgame” — big-time. This is the endgame! In a nutshell, that’s what today’s column is intended to be: the last one. For the three of you who have been … more
The Original St. John United Holy Church of Zebulon will have a chicken plate sale at 11 a.m. until sold out Saturday, June 14 at the corner of Black Creek Road and U.S. 301 at the Shell station. … more
Fathers are on our minds this weekend, and many people are thinking of their own father and other men who are father figures and good examples of what our society believes fatherhood should be. I … more
Brenda Massey said she wasn’t looking for anything Friday. “I just came out to browse,” she said. But she walked away with two large urns to go outside her home during this year’s 301 … more
Manna Bible College has announced its 2019 graduating class. In the front row, from left, are Wonder Kearse, Elverse Fenner, Shirley Fenner and Christine Adams. In back are Nathaniel Morton, Larry … more
When the recession derailed Suzanne Coker Craig’s advocacy career, she and her husband started a Pinetops business as a stopgap. While CuriosiTees flourished, she longed to get back to her … more
A Wilson man was burned when his home caught fire early Thursday morning. William Glenn Oakey, who was renting the trailer at 4505 Rosebud Church Road, directly behind Angels’ Attic at the same … more
Wilson Preparatory Academy scholars came running across the gym when the name Stephanie Sanders was called for the Teacher of the Year award. Sanders, an English teacher, shares that honor this … more
Comprehending the complicated relationships of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution is no easy task, but author Jeff Broadwater embraces … more
A Wilson County deputy and his canine have been recognized by a national organization for their part in a January incident where a trooper was shot and injured. The United States Police Canine … more
Erika Love, the new summer intern at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County, has been busy. The 26-year-old Roanoke Rapids native is a student at North Carolina A&T … more
Braillen Hill of Wilson works on her project during a silk scarf painting camp presented by the Arts Council of Wilson at the Boykin Center this week. Eight students made unique designs at the camp, … more
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