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Showers and storms on Tuesday will usher in a cold front that will finally break the streak of hot, humid days with potentially dangerous heat indexes, Al Thomas says in this week's installment of … more
RALEIGH — Bobby Evans of Wilson is celebrating his good fortune after he won a $213,945 Cash 5 jackpot. Evans bought the ticket for Wednesday’s drawing at the Rose Mart on West Raleigh Road in … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The G.W. Carver National Alumni Association awarded a total of $14,000 in scholarships to 10 students during its 78th S.A. Gilliam Awards Banquet held July 6 at the Rocky Mount Event … more
Two hundred and forty-six Barton College undergraduate seniors and graduate students received diplomas on May 11 during the school’s 117th annual commencement exercises. Participating in the … more
Reports of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation in Wilson County have more than doubled in the past year alone, officials say. The Wilson County Department of Social Services’ Adult Protective … more
For two decades, Carolina Billiards owner Bill Houston has held fundraisers twice a year for Toys for Tots. After this Saturday, the effort will be cut back to once a year after he lost a major … more
President Donald Trump’s first re-election campaign rally in North Carolina placed Greenville and eastern North Carolina in the national spotlight, with controversy still boiling over a spontaneous … more
Brittany Hawley, crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA on Saturday, hopes to travel across the country in the coming year visiting universities and colleges as an advocate for the disabled. Hawley, 26, of … more
The Wilson Rotary Club recently installed new officers for 2019-20. Greg Goddard was installed as club president by Tracey Ivey, district governor. He will serve a one-year term. The Wilson Rotary … more
ROCKY MOUNT — City officials have declared Rocky Mount’s water supply to be safe in the aftermath of a bombshell revelation by a former department head that the municipality’s … more
Five sixth graders in smocks and goggles tested their gag reflex as they tweezed out the tongues out of five leopard frog specimens in Sipnayan Camp’s STEM class this month. “They are quite hesitant to dissect, but I am very happy because I told them that if you want to be in the medical field, you have … more
As more residents look to live and work in downtown Wilson, businesses are popping up, including the aptly named “Carb Corner” developing at the intersection of Douglas and Barnes treets. Kasia Hunter-Parker has been a home-based baker since 2011, but … more
Following are new books at the Wilson County Public Library. Adult Fiction “American Housewife: Stories” by Helen Ellis “Hustle Hard” by Saundra “Pharaoh: A Novel of Ancient … more
When Wee School got started, the child care company had just five kids. Over nearly three decades, the business has grown to 700 … more
The Wilson Police Department’s Police Athletics and Activities League surprised residents of the Wilson Housing Authority’s E.B Jordan neighborhood with a recent cookout hosted out of its new … more
STANTONSBURG — Phillip Perkins, M.D., has joined the Wilson Physician Services team, Wilson Medical Center has announced. Perkins is practicing at Wilson Stantonsburg Clinic, located at 312 Main … more
A break in the blistering temperatures is in sight, but first, the greater Wilson area will endure a weekend of extreme heat, Al Thomas explains in this weekend's installment of The Wilson Times … more
The Wilson City Council originally planned to order the demolition of the Charles W. Gold house on Thursday, but an eleventh-hour deal shows hope that the historic property will be restored to its … more
PINETOPS — Police are searching for a man who robbed Dollar General stores Thursday night in Sharpsburg and Pinetops. The robber entered the 315 E. Hamlet St. store around 10:46 p.m., brandished … more
The Integrity Unlimited Community Development Corp. and ICB productions are bringing the fifth annual GOMA Fest to Wilson. The youth and family program runs Monday through Friday at Vick … more
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