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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
Wilson is in for a stretch of pleasant weather this week, with moderate temperatures, low humidity and plenty of sunshine in the forecast. Unlike last week's rainy stretch, Wilson County should … more
The following titles have been added to the collection at Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “All That Glitters” by Liza Trevino “Chapel of Ease” by Alex … more
A Stantonsburg Elementary School teacher has received a prestigious teacher training scholarship named for the mothers of former Gov. Jim Hunt and former first … more
Local ministers and a former Women’s National Basketball Association player bestowed motivation, prayer, praise and a touch of humility upon a group of more than 250 Wilson high school seniors who … more
Wilson’s support for the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf was among the reasons Michele Handley decided to take the job as the school’s new director, but it was community leaders’ … more
Wilson is officially on the cutting edge of pop culture. No kidding. It took 14 yoga enthusiasts, 12 mother goats and 15 baby goats to pull off what may have been the county’s first ever … more
Wilson Early College Academy’s valedictorian and salutatorian say learning not to procrastinate helped them achieve their academic successes. Valedictorian Elizabeth Hawley and Salutatorian … more
The end-of-grade tests are over, the junior and senior prom is complete and all that is left is to pick the teacher of the year and head for the lazy … more
Sometimes it’s just a family with a picnic basket visiting the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Other times, it’s thousands of people, enjoying some live music and good food. Either way, the park … more
Seven seniors from Beddingfield, Fike and Hunt high schools were awarded the four-year, $28,000 Owens Scholarship at the schools’ recent awards day events. Winners are Alan Calderon from … more
As the weather warms up, health officials say it’s vital to protect yourself from mosquito and tick-borne illnesses. And the best way to prevent those diseases is to protect yourself by using … more
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