Stefanie Jones

Wilson Flooding and Road Closures   Recently updated !

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, […]

Wilson Named Among Best Small Cities To Start Business In ‘17   Recently updated !

Survey considered many factors, including labor costs, cost of living Attention, entrepreneurs – Wilson has everything you need, and more, to start a successful business, a new survey has determined. has named Wilson as 2017’s 6th Best Small City to Start a Business, based on data about the availability of labor, investor capital and […]

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   Recently updated !

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   Recently updated !

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.

PAL Community Outreach Program grows

The Wilson Police Department Police Athletic League (PAL) hosted 28 athletic and activity camps in 2016. Bringing more than 700 children and teenagers to participate in PAL camps, programs and activities. Engaging Wilson’s youth in PAL programs begins a positive relationship with police in a non-enforcement setting. PAL is a non-profit organization that operates through […]

CLIC Award for National Leadership

The Coalition for Local Internet Choice awarded the City of Wilson the National Leadership Award for 2016. CLIC established its national awards to honor individuals and organizations for extraordinary contributions to the preservation and protection of local decision-making in critical broadband infrastructure matters. They selected Wilson for this award in recognition of its extraordinary leadership in bringing […]