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126 Nash St. W., Wilson, North Carolina 27893

(252) 243-5151   |   Fax: (252) 243-2999

Mailing address: PO Box 2447, Wilson, NC 27894


How can I subscribe to The Wilson Times?

Online: Click Here then choose "Subscribe"

By Phone: (252) 243-5151, Option 1, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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What if I have questions or changes to my print or online subscription account?

Email: or call (252) 243-5151, Option 1, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Make a payment online: Click Here

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Where to buy a copy of the current print edition: Click Here

A limited number of past issues are available for sale in person at our office or can be mailed. Please call or email for rates and availability.


How do I place an ad in The Wilson Times?

To place an ad, please call (252) 243-5151, Option 2, or email Assistance in writing or designing the ad is available.


Where should I send my news release?

Email news releases, tips and story ideas to Releases should be provided in plain-text format, and pasting the full text in the email body is preferable to sending an attachment. Photographs should be in the JPG/JPEG file format and should include captions naming everyone pictured from left to right. Only original, undoctored photos are accepted; images edited with text or graphics, such as company logos or photo studios' watermarks, will not be published.

For questions about news submissions, or to report news as it happens, call the editor at (252) 265-7813 or the associate editor at (252) 265-7810.


How do I submit a letter to the editor?

The Wilson Times welcomes letters on subjects of local interest.

  • Letters that promote a commercial product and those that contain libelous material, personal attacks on individuals or vulgar language and those addressed to a third party will not be published. Consumer complaints and letters containing unverifiable factual claims are ineligible for publication.
  • Letters should be no more than 350 words, must be signed and should include the writer's address. A telephone number, which will not be published, should be included for verification purposes.
  • Letters selected for publication may be edited, and all letters become property of The Wilson Times


Mail: The Wilson Times, Attn: Editor, PO Box 2447, Wilson, NC 27894

Phone: Call the editor at (252) 265-7813 with questions


How do I get my engagement or wedding announcement published?

Visit to view and save PDF forms for weddings, engagements, anniversaries and birthdays. Direct questions to the associate editor at (252) 265-7810.


How do I get an obituary published?

Obituaries are submitted and billed through the funeral home handling arrangements. Private parties can place paid obituaries when death verification and prepayment requirements are met. For more information, call (252) 265-7850.


How can I find out when an article was published?

For news stories from 2012 to present, use the keyword search on our website at For stories published before 2012, visit our archive site, Newspapers are also available on microfilm at the Wilson County Public Library. Copies of articles may be made from the microfilm editions, which date to 1951. The digital archive includes Times editions dating to 1896.

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