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Have you ever wondered who teaches at your local community college?  Although Wilson Community College has 46 full-time instructors who teach classes at the college, we also have 87 part-time … more
The former Benton Apartments served a variety of uses in 122 years, but asbestos was the death knell that led crews to demolish the building. “It was repurposed a couple of times as we tried … more
Plans for a controversial interstate natural gas pipeline through Nash and Wilson counties have been canceled by the energy giants that pushed the project for six years. Duke Energy and Dominion … more
The Wilson City Council will host a Wilson Community Forum on COVID-19 from 5:30-6:45 p.m. on Tuesday. This will be a virtual event available to the public on Channel 8 and streaming … more
RALEIGH — President Donald Trump has endorsed the Republican who is aiming to deny Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper another term. Trump said via Twitter late Thursday that he was supporting Lt. … more
RALEIGH — Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have allowed churchgoers in places with schools on the property to carry their concealed … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a string of bills on Thursday passed in the Republican-controlled legislature to reopen businesses and help reignite parts of the economy most … more
WILMINGTON — The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has reached a half-million-dollar settlement with a professor who announced his retirement amid backlash over his comments on social … more
The following deed transfers for the week of June 22-26 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office:  From Anthony Sheldon Meeks to Tracey Dail Meeks, quitclaim deed for … more
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors this summer due to supply interruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite states lifting stay-at-home orders and reopening, … more
In honor of our front-line heroes, a special flag will be raised in front of the North Carolina State Capitol and will fly until July 15. Healthcare Heroes Day acknowledges the doctors, nurses, and … more
A Wilson man faces several charges in connection to an April shooting where a fight involving teenagers led to a bullet striking a TV inside another person’s home, police … more
A Wilson man faces attempted murder charges in connection to a May 25 shooting on Dewey Street. Police responded to a 4:18 p.m. shots-fired call in the 400 block of Dewey Street. When officers … more
Even before Gov. Roy Cooper mandated masks in restaurants, Kim Tutor bought them for her staff at The Creamery. “I had already purchased masks because I knew it was coming,” said Tutor, CEO … more
Tenesha Artis has been dreaming of homeownership for years, and the mother of three couldn’t contain her smile at the Wilson Area Habitat for Humanity’s March 1 groundbreaking. Then COVID-19 … more
Clear weather is forecast for Saturday’s fireworks show at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. Fair manager Debbie Hill said the fairgrounds gates will open at 7 p.m. and the pyrotechnics display … more
Celebratory signs have been placed outside various Wilson agencies and nonprofits that received Healthcare Foundation of Wilson grants. Foundation staffers spent the past several days delivering … more
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