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Family and friends release purple balloons in honor of Trinity Williams, a 19-year-old Wilson Academy of Applied Technology student who was killed in a Monday stabbing.

‘They hurt me to my soul; they took my baby’: Family, friends gather to remember Trinity Williams

By Olivia Neeley
| May 7, 2021

Jacqueline Williams stood near a basketball goal and looked at the hundreds of people gathered at La...

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Attorney Will Farris named to NC Courts Commission

From staff reports
| May 9, 2021

Wilson personal injury and criminal defense attorney Will Farris will help evaluate the state’s cour...

A fire hydrant at the corner of Forest Hills Road and Canal Drive was hit by a car recently and is out of order. City officials said around one fire hydrant is struck each week, with many motorists failing to report the damage.

Wilson focuses on hydrant paint, repairs

By Brie Handgraaf
| May 9, 2021

As spring blooms around Wilson, city workers are chipping away at faded paint to brighten up some fi...

A Tar River Regional Drug Task Force poster announces federal arrests in Operation Carr Stop, a regional drug trafficking probe named for alleged ringleader Marquavious Harold Carr.

Drug ring boss sentenced to federal prison

From staff reports
| May 8, 2021

Authorities say an Elm City gang member who led a tri-county drug trafficking ring will spend more t...

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Teen faces murder charge in fatal stabbing

From staff reports
| May 8, 2021

Police have arrested an 18-year-old accused of fatally stabbing another young woman in a parking lot...

Wilson Energy Director Rich Worsinger speaks to the Wilson City Council about replacing outdated street lights with more energy- and cost-efficient LEDs on Thursday.

Wilson plans switch to LED street lights

By Brie Handgraaf
| May 8, 2021

Wilson officials on Thursday discussed a plan to replace outdated street lights with LEDs. “We’re us...

Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf teachers and employees dance during a Friday luncheon held in their honor.

School for the Deaf teachers, staff celebrate year

By Drew C. Wilson
| May 8, 2021

The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf leadership team surprised teachers and staff with a p...

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Girl Scout volunteers honored

From staff reports
| May 8, 2021

Two Wilson County Girl Scouts volunteers have received two prestigious awards. Jamie Mincey of Luca...

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Wilson fugitive captured in Florida after fleeing his attempted murder trial

By Olivia Neeley
| May 7, 2021

A Wilson man who vanished during his attempted murder trial has been captured in Jacksonville, Flori...

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