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Peace by Piecing Quilt Guild will hold its biannual quilt show Saturday and Sunday at the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 S. Goldsboro St. More than 200 quilts will be on display, … more
Ten new officers have joined the Wilson Police Department. A pinning ceremony was recently held with Wilson County District Court Judge Beth Freshwater-Smith administering the oath of office. … more
Wilson County residents will have extra time to ensure they are registered to vote following the passage of a bill extending voter registration deadlines in 28 counties affected by Hurricane … more
I’ve been separated from one of my most faithful companions for about a month — my makeup bag. I haven’t done much traveling outside the state in the past few weeks, but my makeup has been … more
Louise S. Lewis of Walstonburg was awarded a 60-year pin and certificate for membership in the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Alpha Omega members making the presentation also celebrated … more
Madison Vick of Wilson was recently recognized at the UNC School of Nursing's white coat ceremony, which honors students who have been accepted into the nursing program and are beginning their … more
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church will carry on a familiar tradition Sunday afternoon — the annual Blessing of the Animals. The casual service will be held at 2 p.m. at the 202 N. Goldsboro St. … more
An oversight on the part of Wilson Energy will not result in retroactive billing for owners of outbuildings with a separate utility meter. Wilson Communications and Marketing Director Rebecca … more
LUCAMA — Barbara Shaut’s blackened water filter says it all. Installed on Aug. 16 and removed Sept. 26, the filter is a shadow of its former self, stained from iron-laden water that has … more
For the Love of Dogs co-owners Max and Della Fitz-Gerald are working to find a new veterinarian and reopen their low-cost spay and neuter clinic, but in the meantime, community members are invited to … more
SHARPSBURG — Tracy Sullivan has been hired as the interim town administrator. Sullivan will take over from Town Administrator Blake Proctor, who is retiring on Oct. 19. The decision was made … more
A Wilson man faces charges after police say he reportedly broke into a woman’s home and kidnapped her early Wednesday in a domestic dispute. Police responded to a home on the 4000 block of a … more
Wilson firefighters begin spraying a flaming SUV that caught fire around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gillette Athletic Complex soccer fields parking lot. Wilson Fire/Rescue Services Station 1 responded … more
Wilson Police say a woman who was reported kidnapped overnight is safe. Latasha K. Mercer, 35, contacted police this morning, according to news release at 8:40. They found her uninjured on Pender … more
KENLY — The Tobacco Farm Life Museum is seeking nominations for the annual Innovative Young Farmer of the Year Award. The award is sponsored by the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina and … more
NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners approved two major contracts for construction of the long-planned countywide Miracle Park at Coopers, setting aside $2,460,000 for the total project on … more
SPRING HOPE — Tens of thousands will crowd small-town streets this weekend for the 47th annual Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival. This year’s festival returns to a multi-day format after … more
A Wilson man faces a murder charge in connection to a Sept. 24 shooting that claimed the life of a Fayetteville man. Lavaris Davarian Speight, 20, is accused of killing Justin L. Williams of the … more
A mobile groomer with a loyal following is laying down roots and expanding services with a new storefront on Airport Boulevard. “The reaction from clients has been positive. Definitely … more
Despite continued declines in enrollment, the superintendent of Wilson County Schools said there is no current plan for a reduction in teaching, administrative or certified positions. In the last … more
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