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A firefighter changes position while Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and N.C. Forest Service personnel fight a Nov. 16 wildfire off Charleston Street.

Wilson, state under burning ban

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 30, 2021

The N.C. Forest Service on Monday issued a statewide ban on open burning and canceled all burning pe...

CITY OF WILSON

Federal grant to help design, engineer greenway

By Brie Handgraaf
| November 30, 2021

A nearly $1 million federal grant is helping Wilson get a step closer to building the Hominy Creek G...

Hunt's Ty'Chaun Clay (0) looks for a passing option in midair against Rocky Mount.

Hunt boys edge Rocky Mount for second win

From staff reports
| November 30, 2021

Behind strong outings from CJ Joyner and Drew Pittman, Hunt’s boys basketball team improved to 2-0 o...

Hunt's Kentasia Taylor (11) looks to dribble past Rocky Mount's Dee Graham (10) during the Warriors' 75-24 loss to the Gryphons Monday.

Hunt girls struggle in loss to Rocky Mount

From staff reports
| November 30, 2021

Hunt’s 2021 girls basketball team remains a work in progress, as the Warriors dropped to 0-2 on the ...

Newman

SILVER ALERT

Police seek woman missing from group home

From staff reports
| November 30, 2021

KENLY — Authorities say a 29-year-old woman reported missing from a group home on Monday could have ...

Newton

2022 ELECTIONS

Buck Newton to seek redrawn NC Senate seat

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

Buck Newton wants his old job back. The Republican who represented Wilson County in the N.C. Senate ...

N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Harrell stands as U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis hangs the Congressional Badge of Bravery around his neck Monday.

Trooper Harrell lauded as 'American law enforcement hero'

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 29, 2021

N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel C. Harrell received the Congressional Badge of Bravery during a b...

Cecilia Williams is working to transform the shuttered Subs Plus at 901 Ward Blvd. to 4 Angel's Kitchen. The Wilson native plans to open for lunch and Sunday brunch around the holidays.

MAIN STREET MINUTE

‘Soul food with a twist’ coming to former Subs Plus

By Brie Handgraaf
| November 29, 2021

Cecilia Williams has operated her catering business throughout the region for five years, but when i...

Stantonsburg Mayor Coley Rhodes shows one of the "Save Stantonsburg Elementary" signs being placed throughout the town. Council members and residents want the Wilson County school board to keep the facility open as the board studies consultants' school consolidation proposals.

WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS

Stantonsburg: Save our school

By Olivia Neeley
| November 29, 2021

STANTONSBURG — Residents and elected officials have launched a fight to keep their elementary school...

Lucama Commissioner David Johnson and the town of Lucama are defendants in a federal discrimination lawsuit that just entered the mediation phase.

TOWN OF LUCAMA

Discrimination case goes to mediation

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 29, 2021

A mediator has been selected in the federal discrimination case against a Lucama commissioner and th...

Sallie B. Howard School of Arts and Science chorus members listen with attendees as Santa Claus sits in front of Wilson's city Christmas tree to read from "The Night Before Christmas" for Saturday's Light Up Wilson event in front of the Wilson County Courthouse.

Light Up Wilson kicks off holiday season

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 29, 2021

Not a creature was stirring as Santa Claus sat down in front of the newly lit Wilson Christmas tree ...

Christopher Woodard of Wilson paints gingerbread characters on a Wilson City Hall window on Saturday.

Artists begin painting holiday window scenes

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 29, 2021

Artists fanned out in downtown Wilson on Saturday to begin a five-day project to add festive scenery...

Rocky Mount City Councilman Andre Knight, left, and State Auditor Beth Wood recently addressed a 2020 state audit showing the city of Rocky Mount wrote off more than $47,000 in utility bills Knight owed.

Rocky Mount-related state transparency bill passes House

By Lindell J. Kay
| November 29, 2021

A state Senate bill to increase government transparency and boost penalties for corruption in North Caro...

This autopsy report diagram shows where an unidentified man received stab wounds to the head and neck. The body was found in an abandoned Wayne County house in early July 1997.

UNIDENTIFIED

County-line stabbing never solved

By Lindell J. Kay
| November 29, 2021

EUREKA — Stabbed in the jugular and left in an abandoned Wayne County house, the body of a Hispanic ...

Community Briefs announcing Wilson-area events are published as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to editor@wilsontimes.com. Include the event's time, date and location, admission cost if applicable and organizers' contact information.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Conservative Ladies’ Lunch planned Wednesday

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

The Wilson County Republican Party will hold a Conservative Ladies’ Lunch at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, D...

Lily Stegall, a junior on the Fike High girls soccer team, will compete internationally for the US Futsal Youth National Team.

Fike’s Stegall to compete for US Youth Futsal National Team

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

Lily Stegall, a junior on the Fike High girls soccer team, will represent the US Youth Fustal Nation...

Police released a surveillance image Saturday showing a man accused of trying to rob United Bank at 1600 Tarboro St. W. on Friday. Investigators are seeking the public's help to identify the man.

Police: Man sought in United Bank robbery attempt

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 28, 2021

Wilson police say a lone robber used a pistol in an attempt to rob the United Bank on Friday, but he...

Wilson police officers investigate a Friday attempted robbery at United Bank on Tarboro Street.

Robbery attempt hits United Bank

By Drew C. Wilson
| November 27, 2021

As Wilson police investigated an attempted robbery at United Bank’s Tarboro Street branch, Jeanice B...

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