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City sets holiday schedule

Friday, December 19, 2014

City of Wilson offices, including the customer service business office and recreation centers, will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24-Friday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday. All emergency services... Read more »

Grant pays for tree-planting at Rest Haven Cemetery

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Several volunteers gathered last Thursday to plant trees at Rest Haven Cemetery as a result of a grant recently received by The City of Wilson. Mayor Bruce Rose and City Councilman James Johnson... Read more »

Duke-NCEMPA deal receives federal approval

Thursday, December 11, 2014

RALEIGH – Duke Energy Progress has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to proceed with plans to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power... Read more »

New video aims to prevent kitchen fires

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

A new video on Wilson's Channel 8 aims to help prevent the most common cause of fires in Wilson. "Wilson Today: Kitchen Safety" features Ben Huston, life safety educator for Wilson... Read more »

Wilco Boulevard detour starts Monday

Thursday, December 04, 2014

A section of Wilco Boulevard in Wilson will be closed starting 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, and reopening Thursday, Dec. 11, for work on the CSX crossing east of U.S. 301. The closure is necessary... Read more »

Holiday events set this weekend and beyond

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Several holiday events will be held this weekend, while others are set for the weeks ahead. The Wee School Train of Lights will be running Thursdays-Sundays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., now through Dec. 21.... Read more »

Work will force detour on I-795 on Wednesday

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of I-795 North, just south of Wilson at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3. The closure is necessary for crews to make repairs to the road... Read more »