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Barton College took a major step forward in the future of its athletics program on Wednesday, breaking ground on a new multipurpose turf field. The facility, which will be constructed in the … more
Wilson Community College’s president said there will be no decrease of services as a result of the loss of federal dollars supporting adult basic education. “The most important message here is … more
Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose got a gold star Wednesday, but this distinction comes with more perks than when given by a teacher for good behavior. The icon on a North Carolina driver license means … more
Without any objections, planning board members approved a rezoning petition for property at the intersection of Country Club Drive and N.C. 58. “The purpose of the requested conditional district … more
Wilson County commissioners unanimously adopted the 2018-19 budget after several weeks of discussion, committee meetings and a public hearing Tuesday. Residents won’t see a tax hike this year. … more
Staying organized, planning their time and maintaining an awareness of responsibilities helped the valedictorian and salutatorian at Hunt High School excel academically. Valedictorian Milinie Ngo … more
It was the last day of school in Wilson County public schools, but not every student wanted to leave. Semaj Butler, a fifth-grader at Winstead Elementary School, would just as soon have … more
State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation Scholarships have been awarded to six Wilson Community College continuing education students: Kawana Bacon, Jillann R. Batts, John Fowler, Taylor Harper, … more
In jazz, legendary drummer Billy Kaye said it’s all about the punctuation. Kaye, 85, a native of Wilson, will play Thursday at Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park as part of the Jazz Revival Project … more
Yudibel Gonzalez felt isolated and alone when she attended public school. She would cry every evening. But after her mother did a little research, she found the Eastern North Carolina School for the … more
A Spring Hope man will spend 9 ½ years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a drug conspiracy charge, prosecutors said this week. Equan Cornelius Dunston, 26, was sentenced Monday in a … more
Battle Karaoke is back on Saturday, raising funds for the Arts Council of Wilson and offering a fun night of vocal talent battles, food and drinks. This is the third year for the event, which was … more
Hundreds flocked to downtown Wilson this weekend to celebrate the opening of Ina’s Garden & Pottery Shop and the relocation of Artisan Leaf. “It was phenomenal. We were busy the whole … more
Classmates, coworkers and family friends are rallying behind Southern Nash High School senior class president and student-athlete Emma Bailey nearly two weeks after a debilitating car … more
The Wilson AgriBusiness Committee will meet at noon Wednesday, June 6 at Parker’s Barbecue. Bobby Vick, solutions engineer with Precision Hawk, will give a presentation on unmanned aerial vehicle … more
In the span of three months, two pedestrians were struck and killed by trains in Wilson County. “I don’t think we have ever had two this close together,” said Sgt. Benny Boykin, who is over … more
SHARPSBURG — A show of force and a statement of faith marked Mayor Robert L. Williams’ first day in office Tuesday. Moments after being sworn in, Williams moved to strip Commissioner Randy … more
It all came down to nine hundredths of a point. That was the difference between the 5.34 grade-point averages of the two co-valedictorians and the 5.25 GPA of the two co-salutatorians in this … more
The Golden Leaf Foundation Community College Scholarships for the summer 2018 semester have been awarded to five Wilson Community College students: Jillann Batts, John Fowler, Taylor Harper, NyAsia … more
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