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Forty years since Three Mile Island became the site of the United States’ worst nuclear power accident, the Pennsylvania plant has shuttered. Advanced technology and investment in renewable energy … more
Wilson Community College and Greenlight are sponsoring a cybersecurity awareness event, Cyber Safe in the Gigabit City, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Frank L. Eagles Community Business … more
Wilson-based Vets Pets, a North Carolina veterinary hospital network, continues to expand with the acquisition of its 18th veterinary practice. Vets Pets and Dr. Brooke Daniel took ownership of … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. ADULT FICTION “Age of Legend” by Michael J. Sullivan “Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold” by Nancy Atherton “The Bags … more
Local law enforcement officials and community organizations are working together to keep nonviolent offenders out of jail. Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard said it’s sad to see so many sons … more
Wilson Community College’s welding technology program has a new, larger home that will be safer for students. Students had been in a cramped 5,000-square-foot space until two weeks ago when the … more
The audio portion of the Weathercast is having technical difficulties. Hopefully, the problems will be resolved by Tuesday's forecast. Here is a written summary for the period from Saturday through … more
Four bridges in Wilson County will be replaced over the coming years, thanks to a nearly $2.1 million grant the N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded. National Bridge Builders Inc. of … more
Last year, as Hurricane Florence approached the North Carolina coast, grower David Harrell had to harvest a small plot of hemp plants early or risk letting the storm’s violent winds destroy the … more
The Daniel Hill Community Association will hold a youth day at Warren Street Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The Wilson Police Department will play a pickup basketball game and games … more
SPRING HOPE — Police say an Elm City woman was caught with heroin after someone reported a possible overdose in a supermarket parking lot. Police were called to the Food Lion at 603 E. Nash St. … more
Our natural world is so full of wonders that we cannot know about and experience all of them in a long lifetime. One such charming natural element is the wondrous spider lily, also known as … more
Last week, when this column was posted on the Facebook page of one of the newspapers in which it appears, a reader took time out of his busy schedule to comment on the post. I am sure it was a … more
Ascension Lutheran Church is all abuzz this weekend. Especially on Saturday, the very day this article sees print, there are all kinds of things happening in every nook and cranny that belie the … more
The Wilson-Barton Partnership honored local businessman and community leader Craig M. Myers with its 2019 Business Leadership Award at a Thursday dinner on Barton College’s center campus. More … more
Being a migrant worker in eastern North Carolina has always been a dangerous job, but in Wilson and Johnston counties in the 1970s and ’80s it sometimes meant murder. Bones discovered in 1974, … more
RALEIGH — Luck struck Navy veteran Add Lancaster of Pikeville not once, but five times, when he won five lottery prizes in one Cash 5 drawing, including the $163,634 jackpot. “I wanted to … more
Dalita Woods speaks during Salisbury AME Zion Church's Back 2 School Youth Explosion at the Lipscomb Road church on Sunday. Woods, a first grade teacher at Louisburg Elementary School who is 3 feet … more
The latest Eyes on Main Street project isn’t a photograph, but an international artist is putting his own stamp on downtown Wilson. Jose Luis Vilchez was the artist in residence last fall and is … more
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