Stefanie Jones

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday   Recently updated !

  All City of Wilson offices and recreation centers will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Wilson Transit also will not operate that day. Garbage and recycling pickups scheduled for Monday will be done Tuesday, Jan. 22, and Tuesday’s routes will be picked up on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Any questions […]

Leaf Season Best Practices

Leaf season is upon us and effects three of our city divisions – Environmental Services, Streets, and Storm Water. Environmental Services is responsible for making rounds of leaf/yard pick up. Loose leaves and limbs can be left at the curbside until mid-January. Do not block sidewalks, utility boxes or out in the road at all. If […]

Street Closure Map

During Hurricane Florence we will be tracking road closures. As we strongly advise staying off the roads during this time, if you have to get on the road you can now see where roads may be closed due to flooding or debris in the roadway. Mobile Link to Road Closure Map Desktop Link to Road […]

Floodzone Map

Hurricane Florence is forecast to bring heavy rains to Wilson through Saturday. Wilson County is under a flash flood warning, meaning water could suddenly cover roadways. The National Weather Service is still saying there could be spots in North Carolina that get as much as 18 inches of rain. If one of those spots is […]

Flood Prevention

Early flood and hurricane warnings provide time for people in threatened areas to prepare, and by doing so, to lessen their damages. Before the storm threatens Inventory your property. A complete inventory of personal property will help obtain insurance settlements and/or tax deductions for losses. Inventory checklists can be obtained from your insurance representative. Be […]

City Employees Raise Record Amount for United Way

Wilson city employees have pledged more than $113,000 to support the United Way of Wilson County’s agencies throughout 2019. The city government completed its employee campaign this week and delivered $113,442 in pledges and contributions to United Way. That was more than $5,000 more than last year’s campaign and set a new record for the […]

City Completes Glendale Ave. Stormwater Project

Work intended to keep major road open during rainy weather Earlier this month, the City of Wilson put the finishing touches on a major stormwater project on Glendale Avenue. The intersection of Glendale and Medical Park Drive/Katherine Court had flooded during sudden rainfalls since at least the 1990s. This blocked a major thoroughfare to Wilson […]

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 […]