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D.H. Griffin excavators remove debris Monday from the site of a demolished 225 Nash St. building.


City officials ‘ran out of time’ with Nash Street building

By Lisa Boykin Batts
| June 28, 2022

Rodger Lentz said the loss of the historic building at 225 E. Nash St. last week is “going to hurt f...

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Wilson man denied parole in wife’s 1994 murder

By Olivia Neeley
| June 28, 2022

State officials have denied parole for a Wilson man serving a life sentence on murder and arson conv...

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State approves parole plan for Wilson rape convict

By Olivia Neeley
| June 28, 2022

A 50-year Wilson man convicted of rape and burglary in 1987 has been approved for a program that cou...

Troopers: Man dies after highway crash

By Drew C. WIlson
| June 27, 2022

SIMS — A 20-year-old man died following an early morning car crash Friday on U.S. 264. Jah’Quavious ...

Speight Middle School seventh grader Adrianna Smith, right, explores the Wilson Country Club pool in a mask and scuba regulator as students ages 9-11 take part in the underwater investigation portion of the Providing Alternative Thinking Stragegies camp sponsored by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office last week. Drew C. Wilson | Times

Campers learn lessons from sheriff’s office

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 27, 2022

One after the other, children pulled scuba masks over their faces and placed air regulators in their...

VintageWest Furniture co-owners Megan and Jeremy Lott stand at their booth at the Wilson Farmers & Artisan Market, where customers can shop items that will be stocked in their Barnes Street store in the fall.


Vintage vibes coming to downtown Wilson

By Brie Handgraaf
| June 27, 2022

Megan Lott didn’t set out to start a business. She was just refinishing furniture for her home when ...

Rapper “Fleetwood” of Wilson performs on the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park stage at Saturday’s Juneteenth celebration.

Juneteenth Festival fills park

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 27, 2022

Shirley Marshall and grandson Jaise Futrell sipped cool shaved ice together as people swirled around...

The SPOT staff member Kathy Harris prepares for the lunchtime rush of campers at the organization Friday. The SPOT, a youth center whose name stands for Sharing Positive Outcomes Together, is one of 16 children’s summer meal pickup sites throughout Wilson County.


Free children’s meals available at 16 Wilson County sites

By Olivia Neeley
| June 27, 2022

Children who rely on cafeteria meals during the school year often face hunger during the summer mont...

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