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SELMA — New Selma Public Utilities Director Dwan Bell is a family man. He and his wife Sharron have three children and one on the way. An Elizabeth City native, Bell said family is always … more
KENLY — There was a sea of orange in and around the North Johnston High School cafeteria during lunch period Oct. 24 as members of the student body along with faculty and staff showed their support … more
A large rainbow filled the sky Tuesday evening while Wilson Youth Soccer Association players practiced at Gillette Athletic Complex. The rainbow follows several days of severe weather produced by … more
PINE LEVEL — Rain didn’t stop Pine Level Elementary School from holding its annual anti-drug Red Ribbon Week parade at the school Oct. 26. Instead of postponing or canceling the parade, … more
Jacob Thomason of the Elm City 4-H Club looks at his chicken being readied for today's auction and sale at the Wilson County Fair. Some 48 children ages 5 to 18 have raised chickens from 1 day old in … more
KENLY — Several new features have been added to the second edition of Christmas on Main for this year, according to festival Chairwoman Janie Holland. The event that was so popular with visitors … more
Cocoa is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Cocoa is as sweet and happy as they come, writes Dawn Tucker, adoption coordinator at For the Love of Dogs. She's 12 years … more
PRINCETON — Princeton High School juniors got a rude awakening about the value of the dollar in the real world during a personal finance simulation workshop called “The Reality of Money” held … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Sept. 4-9, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Barbara Eason to Charter Communications, LLC, doing business as … more
SMITHFIELD — For history enthusiasts, the Johnston County Heritage Center is the place to explore the county’s past. The heritage center, located at 241 E. Market St., Smithfield, has been … more
Hurricane Florence lashed Wilson County with torrential rain and high winds as the storm made landfall near Wilmington on Friday, but local damage was largely confined to some downed trees and power … more
KENLY — Town employees could be in line for a raise when the Kenly Town Council holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Following a pay study discussed in October, the council will … more
Feed My Sheep Outreach Ministries is scheduled to distribute free lunch bags from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 Barnes St. E. DAR to ring in … more
CLAYTON — With Tuesday’s general election days away, the Johnston County Republican Party withdrew support for a second GOP Johnston County school board candidate last week. The party dropped … more
Hurricane Florence is slated to cause flooding and widespread power outages, which can pose risks when it comes to food safety. Here are a few things residents can do to prevent food-borne … more
SELMA — State highway contractor Fred Smith Co. says a subcontractor was responsible for a fallen power line across Interstate 95 between Micro and Kenly that caused a road closure last Thursday, … more
In a coordinated effort between animal organizations in advance of Hurricane Florence, 21 dogs and nine cats fostered by volunteers in the Maggie Society are headed for adoption in … more
KENLY — Thanks to a monetary gift in longtime church member Rachel Kirby Thomas’ will, Kenly United Methodist Church has added an enclosed accessibility lift near its front entrance on East … more
When Carolyn Traore heard a knock at the door Wednesday, she knew God had answered her prayer. “I’m so touched,” she said. “I’m teary-eyed. I really feel blessed.” Traore was one … more
PRINCETON — Christie Woodard said her dream was always to become a restaurant owner. Last month, her dream came true. Crick’s Pizza Shack opened last month. It’s located at 1060 Edwards … more
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