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Gina Bradley Childress kneels at her father Johnny Bradley’s grave in September 2020. One of two men convicted in Bradley’s 1992 homicide has been paroled and scheduled for release this week. State prison officials wouldn’t disclose Bradley’s release date.

Wilson man’s killer released on parole after 30 years

By Janelle Clevinger
| July 7, 2022

After years of fighting to keep one of her father’s killers behind bars, Gina Bradley Childress will...

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Wilson Record Show returns Saturday

From staff reports
| July 7, 2022

The Wilson Record Show, presented by Phil’s Music Exchange of Wilson, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,...

Todd Salter, lead ticket clerk for Wilson’s Amtrak office, watches at left as Wilson Fire/Rescue Services personnel extinguish a smoldering fire underneath a sleeper car Wednesday morning on the Amtrak Silver Star train.

Amtrak fire causes train delays

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 7, 2022

Firefighters were called to extinguish a smoldering fire underneath an Amtrak train. Amtrak Train 92...

Gymnastics leader Emma Rendell spots a child during the city’s gymnastics camp held in June at the Wilson Recreation Center.

Wilson recreation is booming for all ages

By Brie Handgraaf
| July 7, 2022

Recreation during the pandemic looked different, especially leagues and camps. Organizers are now ce...

The Wilson County Courthouse on Nash Street is shown in May 2014.

Audit prompts clerk of court to tweak guardianship bonds

By Nicholas Schnittker
| July 7, 2022

The Wilson County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office says it implemented new policies after a state au...

Tiffany Tyson, left, poses with her mother, Ernestine Tyson, during a downtown Wilson book signing.

Clinician suggests getting help after trauma

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 7, 2022

A clinician featured in a recent book says all trauma victims have a different journey when it comes...

School board members Debora Powell, top left, Christine Fitch, top right, Beverly Boyette, bottom left, and Rhyan Breen, bottom right, are seeking reelection in November.


4 school board incumbents seek reelection

By Nicholas Schnittker
| July 6, 2022

All four Wilson County Board of Education members whose terms end this year have filed to run for re...

First responders surround a small motorboat on the Buckhorn Resevoir to search for a missing teen ejected from a recreational motorboat on June 5.

Distraction cited in boating death

By Drew C. Wilson
| July 6, 2022

A report cites operator inattention as a causal factor in a June 5 Buckhorn Reservoir boating accide...

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