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The following Wilson Christian Academy students were recognized for academic excellence during the first quarter. Principal’s List Sixth Grade Abby Babcock, Isabella Barnes, McKenzie … more
Three Wilson County churches will serve as drop-off sites for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift project this month, along with churches in Bailey and Tarboro. Area residents will … more
The following students were recognized for academic excellence during the first quarter at Community Christian School. Administrator’s List Sixth Grade Tori Joyner Seventh … more
NASHVILLE — Authorities charged six people with impaired driving and recorded a total of 79 traffic and criminal violations in a checkpoint campaign Saturday. Traffic checkpoints were held … more
A former Southern Nash High School teacher and coach faces statutory rape and sex offense charges after Raleigh police say he had an intimate relationship with a female student. Joshua Thomas … more
Charitable gifts totaled $1.2 million at the 2017 United Way of Wilson County campaign report luncheon held Wednesday. Judi Thurston, executive director of the United Way of Wilson County, said … more
GREENVILLE — Authorities searched roadways and railways. They called family members; canvassed neighborhoods. Dive teams searched various bodies of water. Others searched vacant buildings, … more
Henry Walston hopes the wind is blowing this afternoon. He wants the whirligigs to turn in the wind and put on a show for the big grand opening. The ribbon will be cut at the Vollis Simpson … more
The Wilson NAACP branch will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Jackson Chapel Church, 571 E. Nash St. Church plans yard sale fundraiser St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1008 E. Nash St., will … more
Rhonda Nixon carried a sign with an important message. “Love Should Not Hurt. Someone is beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S. Take action now.” Nixon was one of 50 local residents, mostly … more
Whirligigs, birds and landscapes are just a few of the designs recently painted onto rocks of varying sizes and shapes … more
The driver of a fuel tanker was hospitalized Tuesday morning after the big rig went through a guardrail and down a steep embankment on U.S. 264 West. Michael Manning, 36, of Kinston, was driving … more
RALEIGH — A drug dealer’s stiff sentence in connection to a Wilson man’s death could be a bellwether in the federal government’s response to the opioid … more
Mild temperatures are in Wilson's forecast as city residents prepare for the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park's grand opening celebration on Thursday and the N.C. Whirligig Festival this … more
GREENVILLE — As police met for a briefing on the disappearance of Isabel “Chaveli” Palacios back in August 2015, they were interrupted. Detectives were notified that Gregory Parks was at … more
Turnout for the first eight days of early voting has been abysmal, with no votes cast in several elections. Wilson County Board of Elections Director Rena Morris said out of the 55,217 registered voters in the county, roughly 23,500 have races to vote in during this election. However, only about 200 votes have been cast. … more
The 30th restored whirligig was installed Monday at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. Volunteers added the Christmas tree portion of the piece late Monday afternoon. “With Guitar Man going … more
Close to 250 Barton College alumni, faculty, staff and special guests gathered under a pristine white tent on Saturday morning to honor five distinguished school alumni and celebrate reunions for the … more
Wilson County streets will soon be scattered with little ghosts, goblins and witches trick-or-treating for Halloween. To ensure children’s safety, Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard is … more
A community project by four East Carolina University students is resulting in the creation of a library full of books at the Save-A-Youth community center in Wilson. “I think this is just … more
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