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3 sentenced in drug conspiracy
Three Wilson County men will spend several years in federal prison after prosecutors say they were a part of a drug trafficking ring that spanned three counties. Chief U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced 29-year-olds Travis Kwymaine Ruffin of Wilson and Marcus “Mark” Antwan Wiley of Elm
Wilson man charged with murder of missing Kenly woman
Wilson, N.C. — A Wilson man has been charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of a Kenly woman, authorities said Thursday. Kenneth Wayne Lamm, 50, of 717 Harper St. E., was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder.
$18.5M Cherry Hotel project on track
The plan to restore the shuttered Cherry Hotel to its former glory is official thanks to action taken Thursday by the Wilson City Council. “When we came here two years ago and made a decision to participate in the (request for proposals), it was a huge commitment of our time and financial resources,
Weathercast: Soggy Saturday, then sunshine through midweek
Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. The greater Wilson area is in for a soggy Saturday, but a high-pressure system asserting itself this weekend should chase the clouds away and bring sunshine through at least Wednesday.
Students sing with The Celts tonight
Students from Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education will join in a celebration of the holiday season tonight when Christmas With The Celts comes to the Boykin Center in downtown Wilson.
Missing NC woman found buried in sex offender's backyard
WILSON, N.C. — Authorities say the body of a 71-year-old North Carolina woman missing for at least two weeks has been found buried behind the home of a registered sex offender.
Nancy Wilson, Grammy Winning Jazz Singer and TV Personality, Dies at 81
Nancy Wilson, one of the most revered jazz singers of the 20th century, has died at age 81, her manager told the Associated Press. The singer passed away at her home in Pioneertown, a small California community north of Palm Springs, after a long illness, according to manager Devra Hall.
Homeowner began demolishing house despite knowing puppies were under p...
Homeowner began demolishing house despite knowing puppies were under porch. Demolition was started on a house in Wilson, North Carolina, despite the property owner’s knowledge that there was a mother dog and her puppies living underneath the porch. According to ABC 11 News, on Thursday, volunteers w
Investigators: Kenly woman was acquainted with convicted rapist charged with her murder
WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) - Investigators recovered the body of a missing Kenly woman from a shallow grave behind a house in Wilson County. Prosecutors charged Kenneth Lamm, 50, with the first degree murder of 71-year-old Kathy Thomas. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office issued a missing persons report fo
Man charged in killing of 71-year-old Johnston County woman who disappeared
WILSON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man has been charged in the killing of a 71-year-old womanwho disappeared on Nov. 13, officials say. On Nov. 30, deputies responded to the 7100 block NC Hwy 222 West in Kenly after being contacted to check up Kathy Thomas, 71. They couldn't find her, and thus began a missing
North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Three Wilson Men Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced TRAVIS KWYMAINE RUFFIN, 29, of Wilson, North Carolina to 54 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release; MARCUS ANTWAN WILE
North Carolina man charged with murder, victim's body found
KENLY, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina have charged a man with first-degree murder and have found a body believed to be that of the victim. News outlets report that the Johnston County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Kenneth Lamm of Wilson is charged in the death of 71-year-old Kathy Thomas o
RSV cases lead to hospital visitor restrictions
Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Wilson Medical Center is temporarily restricting visitors because of a recent outbreak in the community of the respiratory virus commonly known as RSV.
Missing woman known to frequent Wilson; disappearance ruled suspicious
Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 71-year-old Johnston County woman whose disappearance has been ruled suspicious.
Convicted rapist charged with murder
By Olivia Neeley firstname.lastname@example.org | 252-265-7879. A convicted rapist has been charged with first-degree murder in the disappearance of 71-year-old Johnston County resident Kathy Thomas.
Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81
LOS ANGELES — Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died. Wilson, who retired from touring in 2011, died after a long illness at her home in Pioneertown, a California desert community
Maggie Society halts house demolition to save puppies
As an excavator tore through a house Thursday, the whines of puppies mingled with the sound of cracking wood and shattering glass. After much debate, work stopped for the night and rescuers were able to save three small puppies.
The North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Keeps Getting Worse
The midterms were a month and a half ago, but the fight’s not over in North Carolina, where Republican House candidate Mark Harris’ 9th District election campaign is under investigation over allegations that an aide kept absentee ballots from being returned. Harris beat his opponent, Democrat Dan Mc
Farm-to-table food and family fun at Deans Farm Market in Wilson
This article was written for our sponsor, the City of Wilson. Farm to table is more than just a slogan at Deans Farm Market in Wilson, it's a way of life. Courtney and James Sharp have run the operation since 2001, and have turned it into much more than a place to purchase produce.
Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.