Stefanie Jones

Scam targets Wilson Energy customers

City officials are warning residents about a telephone scam that is targeting Wilson Energy customers and demanding immediate payment for fraudulent charges. The city’s customer service office and the Wilson Police Department have both received calls today about the scam. Reportedly, Wilson Energy customers are receiving phones messages to call a tollfree number. When you […]

City Communicators Win Two State Awards

The City of Wilson was honored earlier this month for its efforts to keep citizens aware during flooding last year. The city’s communications department won a first-place award for crisis communications and a second-place award for photography in the 11th North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards. The ceremony was held […]

Wilson’s new Innovation Hub will create unique co-working and support opportunity for region’s entrepreneurs

The City of Wilson will soon construct the Wilson Innovation Hub, a unique co-working space to encourage start-ups and foster entrepreneurship in Wilson. The Hub will offer programming and support to encourage Wilson’s innovation economy. The Innovation Hub construction will be funded in part by a $1.1 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation from […]

City Improvement Project

Work will begin next Monday, March 12 on stormwater improvements to help with flooding at the intersection of Glendale Dr, Katharine Ct and Medical Park. The project will include upgrading storm drain pipe in the intersection, raising the intersection slightly and repaving the streets. The improvements are being made to help eliminate long time flooding […]

2018 Humanitarian Award Winners

Conner Wins Stevens Award for Soup Kitchen Leadership

  The Human Relations Commission gave its highest honor to Neill Conner, who mobilizes hundreds of people to fight hunger in Wilson. Conner, volunteer director of the Community Soup Kitchen, received the Paul Lee Stevens Humanitarian of the Year during the 47th Human Relations Awards Banquet, held Friday, Feb. 23, at Darden Alumni Center. Renee […]

City employees, Biddle win United Way awards

City employees, Biddle win United Way awards Wilson City employees won two major awards during the United Way of Wilson County’s 58th annual meeting Thursday, Feb. 15. City employees’ 2017 campaign was chosen for the Nancy Sallenger Spirit of Wilson Award, which is given each year to a campaign that uses creativity and enthusiasm as […]