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Spring Clean Up Week is April 23 – 27

The City of Wilson’s annual Spring Clean-Up Week is April 23 – 27. That makes this week the perfect time to tackle clutter in your house, attic, garage or yard. Get that junk to the curb by this Sunday evening. Beginning next Monday morning, April 23, environmental services crews will collect: • Furniture and bulky […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

2018 Humanitarian Award Winners

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 […]

Cold Temperatures Threaten Residential Pipes

Residents can take steps to avoid home damage, costly plumbing bills. Cold temperatures have caused broken water pipes this week at dozens of Wilson residences or businesses, a situation that could be worsened by a weekend where the temperature is not expected to top the freezing point. City officials are asking residents to take some […]

Telephone Survey Underway for Natural Gas Safety

Wilson Energy customers and non-customers may get a call in December regarding a short natural gas public safety survey.  This call is to meet a federal safety regulation, and will help us improve the effectiveness of our safety education program. The survey will show the department the best ways to convey information regarding our natural […]

Wilson Police Officers Receive Pay Raise

Wilson leaders have always had a strong commitment to community safety. We keep a close eye on national events and policy issues that can affect law enforcement. Recently, the Wilson Police Department has experienced a decrease in the number of qualified applicants seeking employment as Wilson Police Officers. To address this issue and attract more […]