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The N.C. State Board of Education is reviewing a restart application for two Wilson County public schools identified as candidates for state takeover in its Innovative School District because of … more
Several dozen community leaders and business owners gathered at Brewmasters on Thursday to learn about a new business accelerator program and scholarship program planned for the Gig East … more
A Wilson man faces a charge after police say he robbed a convenience store at knife point early Saturday and was arrested a short time later at a nearby motel.  Wilson police responded to a … more
A cold, damp wind is likely to blow throughout The Wilson Times area Saturday and Saturday night. Coming from the north and northeast, gusts could reach 30 mph during the daytime with steady winds … more
Rain put a damper on a community festival for U.S. 301 revitalization, but organizers are optimistic residents will still have a fun and informative time. “We were affected by North Carolina … more
Wilson police are investigating a Thursday morning armed robbery at a convenience store. Police responded to a 4:03 a.m. call to the Circle K at 4940 Raleigh Road Parkway. Officers spoke to the … more
Authorities say scammers are impersonating Wilson County sheriff’s deputies and trying to extort payments from area residents by claiming they’ve missed jury duty. Wanda Samuel, sheriff’s … more
As we get closer to Thanksgiving, I, like a lot of other people, begin to take inventory of all for which I am thankful. Mine is a simple list. A lot of it is gratitude for family and friends and … more
Two inspectors with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau are on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation into Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting that left a … more
Wilson’s main fire station will be renamed after longtime firefighter and outgoing Mayor Bruce Rose. Mayor Pro-tem James Johnson made the announcement at the end of Thursday’s Wilson City … more
This past week took one more step in society’s shift from tangible — and I use that word loosely these days — media to something that seems more akin to the spirit realm. For music, there … more
Thanksgiving, for many people, is not a single day but a season, a remembrance of heritage, a way of life. As we recall our American heritage, we think of how Native Americans were present at what … more
Ten days after Wilson County’s municipal elections, officials confirmed the results on Friday. “One thing to note for the record is after counting the absentees received by mail and the … more
Two inspectors with the N.C. Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau are on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation into Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting that left a Wilson man … more
Authorities say the man involved in the Wilson County Senior Activity Center robbery Wednesday is the same man who a N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles agent fatally shot thereafter on Jordan Street. … more
Church ministry offers free lunch Feed My Sheep Meal Ministries of Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 Barnes St., will have free lunches from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Free … more
A day after Sandra Carter was assaulted and robbed, the Wilson County Senior Activity Center director was back to her old self Thursday, smiling and laughing with those she loves so dearly. … more
Wilson’s local business advocacy group just became the third chamber of commerce in the state to receive national accreditation. “Attaining accreditation from the U.S. Chamber affirms that … more
The Wilson Community College Foundation held its 22nd annual scholarship awards ceremony Thursday with 116 students receiving more than $110,000 worth of scholarships ranging from $250 to … more
A frozen fountain shows the dip in area temperatures in the House of Tuzil's front yard at the corner of Goldsboro and Railroad streets on Thursday. Following two nights of sub-freezing temperatures, … more
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