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For years, people have been asking if Simpson’s Angus Farm sold beef. Soon, because of a North Carolina AgVentures grant administered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and paid for by … more
The Wilson Homeschool Chick-fil-A Leader Academy team will hold a vendor fair and silent auction on Saturday to raise money for 12-year-old Bella Duff’s medical treatments. The Benefit 4 Bella … more
NASHVILLE — A veteran jailer and warden with more than three decades of experience in corrections was hired as the Nash County Detention Center’s new administrator last week. Kevin Barnes … more
By Faith Original Free Will Baptist Church, 4667 Evansdale Road, will have a food giveaway beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12. Take containers to carry items. For more information, call Judy … more
When Rhonda Fluegel was hunting for a job while at Fike High School, she never thought she’d still be wearing the same uniform 33 years later. “It seems unbelievable,” she said. “I have to … more
The Wilson County Extension Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale Saturday at the Wilson County Agricultural Center. Held annually, the plant sale has become a well-attended event … more
Before May flowers come April showers, and the greater Wilson area can expect a regular rotation of showers and possible thunderstorms every few days this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The … more
In a bipartisan show of concern for their community, Democratic and Republican groups in Wilson are teaming up to offer cash prizes and a sponsored donation for participation in the N.C. Department … more
Deputies are investigating a rash of car break-ins that occurred at a local businesses Friday. Wanda Samuel, Wilson County Sheriff’s Office chief of staff, said 12 unlocked vehicles were broken … more
A three-story model for the proposed Wilson Academy of Applied Technology building at Wilson Community College emerged Monday as the Wilson County Board of Education’s preferred option. In a … more
Members of Wilson County’s new board of elections were officially sworn in Monday afternoon. Caroline Quinn, the county’s clerk of Superior Court, administered the oath of office to the … more
Fike High School graduates from the class of 1969 met for their 50th class reunion March 16 at Wilson Country Club. Reunion attendees included Martha Anderson, Lynette Parris Lanier, Frankie … more
Only 1,350 chief fire officers exist worldwide, and now Washington Fire-Rescue-EMS Battalion Chief Doug Bissette ranks among them. Bissette was awarded the designation by the Center for Public … more
After more than two months of construction, the Salvation Army of Wilson is ready to share its newly renovated service center with the community. Supporters started dropping off donations as staff … more
After a decade of service, Greenlight Community Broadband has 10,000 customers and officials are having a celebration to thank the community. The festivities will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday … more
Quentin T. Sumner, presiding Feb 6 • Christine Ezell, pleaded guilty to two counts exploit elder, consolidated for judgment 20-44 months North Carolina Department of Adult Correction court … more
MOUNT OLIVE — Wilson native and recent University of Mount Olive graduate Sam Martin has been surrounded by music her entire life. Submerged in the sounds of her dad and his siblings’ barbershop … more
Recipients are shown awaiting food donations during the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson's quarterly food distribution on March 27. Employees of Smithfield Foods' Wilson plant … more
Cameras clicked, cellphones recorded videos and the crowd cheered as Marty Garris’ hair was pulled into a tight ponytail and snipped off. Then two hairstylists proceeded to cut and shave the … more
Max Bane loves to run and loves to race. “He’s got a nice, long stride because he’s a pretty tall kid and he uses it all,” said Fike High School track and field coach Sonny West. West … more
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