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Portions of the shoulder along Wheat Swamp Road in Lucama are flooded, but other sections are missing, along with the adjoining pavement, as floodwaters rise and wash out the road. The rural road was … more
SNOW HILL — Both land and a contractor have been acquired to construct a satellite county EMS station near Walstonburg. The 2,800 square-foot metal-frame facility will be located on the corner … more
Mayor Bruce Rose, center, reads a proclamation recognizing Monday as Constitution Day in the city of Wilson following the Daughters of the American Revolution Thomas Hadley Chapter's annual … more
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office officials are on the scene in Elm City, where a tornado apparently touched down this morning just after 7 a.m. Reporter Drew Wilson is in the town limits of Elm … more
State officials have little time to breathe a sigh of relief when a hurricane’s fierce wind and stinging rain subside, former Gov. Jim Hunt said this week. He knows better than most that a … more
Because of the wet, muddy conditions left by Hurricane Florence, the opening of this week’s Wilson County Fair has been delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think … more
WILMINGTON — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles … more
Hurricane Florence’s deluge of eastern North Carolina was kinder to Wilson County than neighboring communities, but officials urge residents not to relax just yet. Wilson County Emergency … more
Thanks to Hurricane Florence, the opening of next week’s Wilson County Fair is delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think this is the best scenario for … more
The heaviest rain today will remain south of Wilson County, according to James Morrow, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh. But we can still get 1 to 2 inches of rain through … more
Aside from a few downed trees, Wilson saw little wind damage from Hurricane Florence on Friday. The strong breezes … 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
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
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
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
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
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
Hurricane Florence's outer bands have arrived in eastern North Carolina, and Wilson can expect heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds overnight and during the day Friday, Albert Thomas Jr. … more
Weather permitting, the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter plans to mark Constitution Day with a bell-ringing ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at the Wilson County … more
Emergency officials are urging residents to use common sense as Hurricane Florence hits the area and once the skies clear. “This is a dangerous storm, and it can still kill you,” said Gordon … more
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