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Nathan Matthews blazed through part of the Whirligig Warrior Course like a champ Saturday at the North Carolina Whirligig Festival in Wilson. The 10-year-old from Elm City could do what many could … more
Less than 2 percent of registered voters eligible to cast a ballot in municipal elections have taken advantage of early voting, but the polls will open Tuesday in 35 races throughout Wilson … more
The American Red Cross encourages people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood for patients in need. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day … more
The 10-year-old from Elm City could do what many could not, make it to the top of the last obstacle … more
The Circle K convenience store on Ward Boulevard is donating a portion of proceeds from specially marked gas pumps to Toisnot Middle School and Fike High School. Circle K’s “Fueling Our Schools” fundraising campaign kicks off on Thursday, when the company will donate 10 cents per gallon from marked gas … more
Speaking at the recent 2017 Alumni Reunions and Awards Breakfast, college President Doug Searcy revealed a list of Barton College Core Principles to those in attendance. These principles and a series of commitments had been worked on over the course of the last year with the goal to continue … more
Find out what's in store for the North Carolina Whirligig Festival weekend in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast with Albert Thomas Jr. Thomas, a Wilson attorney and retired … more
The vivid yellow mural on the side of Brewmasters has been capturing passing motorists’ attention for about a year, yet the fate of the painting has not been decided. The Forest Hills Road … more
Harrison Barnett is ready for the next step. Ready to catch up in height with his younger twin sisters and classmates. Ready to be able to play in a swimming pool. Ready to no longer be tethered to … more
Most of us learned in school that agriculture is the backbone of America. Many of us know that the farm is a wondrous place, and farm families, through their intelligence and hard work, sustain … more
GREENVILLE — Over the course of the past two days, jurors in the Gregory Parks first-degree murder trial have listened to testimony from state crime lab experts in blood and DNA analysis. … more
The prayer breakfast and workshop at Vaughn’s Chapel Church scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4 has been canceled. Farm bureau plans annual meeting The Wilson County Farm Bureau will hold its … more
My wife is a savior. Oh, now don’t get me wrong; I’m not talking about some kind of Messianic confusion of this life and the next. But I am talking about the same kind of sentiment as in that … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A planned CSX Corp. cargo hub for eastern North Carolina could be in jeopardy, but Gov. Roy Cooper and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield say they’ll keep pressing the railroad to invest … more
The Wilson Police Department kicked off Operation Safe Travels Thursday, in the wake of an increase in traffic fatalities here. In a news release, Capt. Kendra Howell said motor vehicle collisions … more
Leaders from the public and private sector converged on the Edna Boykin Cultural Center Wednesday for the second Gig East conference focusing on technology … more
“Do you have 10 minutes to help save a life?” If you plan to attend the N.C. Whirligig Festival this weekend, you may be asked that question by members of the Rotary Club of Greater Wilson … more
Wilson got a good look at the very near future Thursday with the grand opening of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Cars lined the streets and filled parking lots as hundreds of people flocked downtown to see Wilson’s newest, free city park. Families set up folding chairs and spread out blankets under the shadow of the whirligigs and listened … more
NASHVILLE — A Nash County Detention Center inmate died Tuesday night after suffering a fatal heart attack, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday. Detention officers initiated lifesaving measures … more
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