Stefanie Jones

Hurricane Season Is A Good Time To Consider Flood Insurance

Most homeowners’ policies do not cover water damage caused by storms Wilson residents may want to review their homeowners or rental insurance policies as the 2017 hurricane season has begun unusually early and active. In June, many southeastern states including North Carolina received soaking rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy. The storm caused […]

July is Parks and Rec Month

This July, discover the power of play and adventure. For children and adults, play is a vital part of our mental well being, physical health and personal interactions.   Can’t make it outside today? Download this fun Parks and Recreation activities book:

New Hire Opportunity for Fire/Rescue Services Chief

The City of Wilson, North Carolina, operating under a Council-Manager form of government, seeks a Fire/Rescue Services Chief who is a visionary and innovative leader with a demonstrated history of building esprit des corps within this accredited department, as well as a being a skilled collaborator and advocate with city government and community. The new […]

Adopt A Stream/Street Program Looking For Volunteers

The City of Wilson’s Adopt-A-Stream and Adopt-A-Street Programs Are Looking For Volunteers. By keeping our streets and streams clean of trash and yard debris we prevent storm drains and streams from clogging up as well as decrease the amount of harmful pollutants in our waterways. These programs provide citizens, businesses, clubs, and associations the opportunity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]