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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runners Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg beat back a barrage of attacks during a debate as rivals raised persistent questions about their … more
RALEIGH — Alice Scott received high praise as she accepted the Excellence in Agriculture Award Friday at “Breakfast with the Commisioner” held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds’ … more
FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan — A Tefe, Amazon, Brazil native, Wilson resident and Commander Submarine Group 7’s Sailor of the Year is currently serving in Yokosuka, Japan. Yeoman 1st Class … more
I came to Wilson in 2015 to be the pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church. I had interviewed earlier in the year in response to the congregation’s request for pastoral leadership in what many would … more
Every generation has its trailblazers, its gifted politicians, its builders and shakers, its artists and poets; every generation has its wise people, thinkers and philosophers. We rely on all these … more
A Wilson man serving life in prison after pleading guilty to strangling two elderly women in 1985 is being considered for parole. Donald Ray Howard has served 32 years of a life sentence plus 50 … more
Several attorneys with Wilson ties were named to Thomson Reuters’ 2020 Super Lawyers list. Earl W. Taylor of the … more
A Greene County man will spend 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge, federal prosecutors said. Jeremy Dwight Lane, 38, was sentenced Friday in a Raleigh … more
James Suggs stepped out of his truck on Fairfax Avenue to see how far the Toisnot Reservoir had overspilled its banks Friday. After 3.3 to 3.8 inches of rain fell on Wilson County with a passing … more
Wilson Times reporter Drew C. Wilson captured this time-lapse video as high winds put on a show at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park on Friday.  more
CHARLOTTE (AP) — President Donald Trump came to North Carolina on Friday to showcase a new economic revitalization program, but he quickly took a verbal detour to reprise complaints about his … more
WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Commissioners in one of North Carolina's most populous counties have adopted a largely symbolic resolution declaring the county's support for the Second Amendment rights of … more
GRIFTON (AP) — A road rage incident in North Carolina escalated when a knife-welding motorist climbed aboard a school bus carrying students, yelled racial slurs at the driver, then threatened … more
RALEIGH  (AP) — North Carolina has failed to do enough to ensure people with certain disabilities receive access to services in their communities, a judge has determined.  A ruling … more
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's schools chief wants a review of the state's K-12 Common Core standards - with a goal of ending them - and aims to ensure U.S. history classes remain robust in … more
Local reaction to President Donald Trump’s impeachment acquittal runs the gamut from relief to incredulity. The U.S. Senate voted to acquit Trump of both articles of impeachment without hearing … more
Be a valentine for someone in need. That’s the mission next week when Hope Station holds its first “Share Your Heart Food and Paper Drive.” The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. … more
Some Wilson residents want the county Board of Commissioners to declare Wilson County a Second Amendment sanctuary. Michael McCroskey, 54, has owned guns since he was 9, when his grandfather … more
ElectriCities of North Carolina has recognized the city of Wilson with five honors in its Public Power Awards of Excellence for Wilson Energy’s performance as a municipal … more
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