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MICRO — What began as a simple reading assignment recently for Micro Elementary School fourth-graders turned into a friendly competition called lemonade wars that taught youngsters the value of … more
PRINCETON — The Betty Massey Circle and the youth at Hephzibah Baptist Church … more
There are two Veterans Day services planned this week and early next week in Johnston County. Both ceremonies honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. On Saturday, Nov. 10, the … more
SMITHFIELD — The Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber’s Women’s Business Network will celebrate professional leadership on Thursday at its inaugural Athena Leadership Award Luncheon. The … more
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
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
Federal agents have captured a Wilson man wanted on a murder charge following a fatal Aug. 26 shooting near the Nash-Wilson county line. Deputy U.S. marshals found 20-year-old Darius Nike Taylor … more
A new North Carolina-based industrial hemp processor is slated to invest $17.3 million in renovating a facility adjacent to Alliance One International to produce the new Korent line of THC-free … more
Sheriff Calvin L. Woodard’s campaign will hold a grilled barbecue pork chop dinner fundraser from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at campaign headquarters, 1435 Ward Blvd. … more
ELM CITY — Armed with rakes, wheelbarrows and a will to work, a small army of students, parents, teachers, administrators and other volunteers marched into Elm City. The mission was to help … more
BAILEY — Town commissioners voted unanimously Monday evening to create a citizen advisory board that will review and modify the Country Doctor Museum overlay to the town’s zoning … more
A Wilson man who federal prosecutors say held a child hostage while he was armed with a gun will spend a decade in prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced Kelly Shadrome … more
Bobbie Jo Abrams will be taking her family to the Wilson County Fair this week — the two-legged kind and the four-legged ones as well. The Abrams family owns It’s a Zoo Life, located on N.C. … 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
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
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
After nearly a week of weather influenced by Hurricane Florence, Wilson County returns to normal Tuesday through Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
MACCLESFIELD — Federal and state investigators combed through rubble Monday at the site where the Macclesfield Volunteer Fire Department’s fire station burned to the ground Sunday. A blaze … more
ELM CITY — When Tara Jones heard the tornado warning, she gathered her husband and their 10 children downstairs in their Elm City home. “We took all of the children, and we put them in the … more
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