Stefanie Jones


Wilson will receive $300,000 grant from EPA

Money will be used to evaluate ‘brownfields,’ help return land to use June 1, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it was awarding a $300,000 grant to the City of Wilson to be used to help restore deserted properties to use. The EPA grant will be used to assess “brownfield” properties […]


National Public Works Week | May 21-28

This week we are celebrating Public Works Week, highlighting the public works employees who keep the city running smoothly. Public works departments include environmental services, transportation, fleet maintenance, streets, engineering and traffic. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, public works infrastructure, facilities and services are of vital importance to communities and to the health, safety and well-being of the […]


Wilson Flooding and Road Closures

There is heavy traffic in Wilson today caused by the 264 detour. Highway 264 is closed in both directions from NC 42 to Highway 58 and all of that traffic is being routed through Wilson. All traffic is being detoured off of US 264 onto NC Hwy 58/Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, around Ward Blvd, […]


City of Wilson Honored For Outage Reporting Tool

Website tool proved invaluable during Hurricane Matthew The City of Wilson was recently recognized for an innovative tool on its website that allows customers to report and track outages. Earlier this month, the North Carolina City & County Communicators presented the city a first place award in its Excellence in Communications Awards’ special projects division […]


Lake Wilson Notice

The City of Wilson needs to inspect the gates and equipment at the Lake Wilson dam to ensure its long-term, safe use. During the inspection this Spring, the lake level will be lowered up to six feet to allow for a thorough inspection. The lake will be allowed to return to its normal level once […]


City Closes for Good Friday

City of Wilson offices, including the customer service business office and recreation centers, will be closed Friday, April 14, for the Good Friday holiday. The holiday means trash and recycling pickups will be picked up early the rest of this week. Thursday routes will be serviced Wednesday and Friday routes will be collected on Thursday. […]


Parks & Rec Community Survey Announcement

The Wilson Parks & Recreation Department is developing a Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan to guide future decision making for parks and recreation programs and facilities. A web-based survey is being conducted to collect relevant information regarding parks and recreation programs and facilities over the coming weeks. The survey covers many recreation questions including: […]


Finance Department Awarded

The City of Wilson Finance Department was recognized in October for decades of excellence in financial practices and reporting. The department received the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 27th consecutive year and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 29th consecutive year.