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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 […]


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 […]


City Improvement Projects

Goldsboro Street Improvements City crews have been hard at work improving Goldsboro Street, both below ground and above ground. Below ground, we’ve replaced water and sewer service lines, improved the stormwater infrastructure, moved all the electric lines from overhead to underground, and added natural gas lines. Above ground, we are replacing all the sidewalks, adding […]


Wilson’s Greenlight will continue broadband service for Pinetops and Vick Family Farms

June 28, 2017 New legislation allows Greenlight to serve customers with additional conditions The North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation on June 28 allowing Wilson’s Greenlight to continue providing broadband service to Pinetops and Vick Family Farms. The bill sets additional conditions and also authorizes Greenlight to resume charging those customers for service. This action […]