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Jacob Thomason of the Elm City 4-H Club looks at his chicken being readied for today's auction and sale at the Wilson County Fair. Some 48 children ages 5 to 18 have raised chickens from 1 day old in … more
Cocoa is The Wilson Times' Jana Lake State Farm adoptable pet of the week. Cocoa is as sweet and happy as they come, writes Dawn Tucker, adoption coordinator at For the Love of Dogs. She's 12 years … more
After nearly a week of weather influenced by Hurricane Florence, Wilson County returns to normal Tuesday through Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
MACCLESFIELD — Federal and state investigators combed through rubble Monday at the site where the Macclesfield Volunteer Fire Department’s fire station burned to the ground Sunday. A blaze … more
ELM CITY — When Tara Jones heard the tornado warning, she gathered her husband and their 10 children downstairs in their Elm City home. “We took all of the children, and we put them in the … more
Portions of the shoulder along Wheat Swamp Road in Lucama are flooded, but other sections are missing, along with the adjoining pavement, as floodwaters rise and wash out the road. The rural road was … more
SNOW HILL — Both land and a contractor have been acquired to construct a satellite county EMS station near Walstonburg. The 2,800 square-foot metal-frame facility will be located on the corner … more
Mayor Bruce Rose, center, reads a proclamation recognizing Monday as Constitution Day in the city of Wilson following the Daughters of the American Revolution Thomas Hadley Chapter's annual … more
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office officials are on the scene in Elm City, where a tornado apparently touched down this morning just after 7 a.m. Reporter Drew Wilson is in the town limits of Elm … more
State officials have little time to breathe a sigh of relief when a hurricane’s fierce wind and stinging rain subside, former Gov. Jim Hunt said this week. He knows better than most that a … more
Because of the wet, muddy conditions left by Hurricane Florence, the opening of this week’s Wilson County Fair has been delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think … more
WILMINGTON — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles … more
Hurricane Florence’s deluge of eastern North Carolina was kinder to Wilson County than neighboring communities, but officials urge residents not to relax just yet. Wilson County Emergency … more
Thanks to Hurricane Florence, the opening of next week’s Wilson County Fair is delayed a day. The fair will now open on Wednesday at 4 p.m. “We think this is the best scenario for … more
The heaviest rain today will remain south of Wilson County, according to James Morrow, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh. But we can still get 1 to 2 inches of rain through … more
Aside from a few downed trees, Wilson saw little wind damage from Hurricane Florence on Friday. The strong breezes … more
The following deed transfers for the week of Sept. 4-9, 2018 have been recorded in the Wilson County Register of Deeds Office: From Barbara Eason to Charter Communications, LLC, doing business as … more
Hurricane Florence lashed Wilson County with torrential rain and high winds as the storm made landfall near Wilmington on Friday, but local damage was largely confined to some downed trees and power … more
Feed My Sheep Outreach Ministries is scheduled to distribute free lunch bags from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 Barnes St. E. DAR to ring in … more
Hurricane Florence is slated to cause flooding and widespread power outages, which can pose risks when it comes to food safety. Here are a few things residents can do to prevent food-borne … more
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