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Linamar Forgings Carolina Inc. received the Wilson Education Partnership's Jim and Carolyn Hunt Friends of Education Award on Tuesday for the company's decades-long support of public education in Wilson County. From left are WEP President Rob Ferrell, Carolyn Hunt, former Gov. Jim Hunt, Linamar Maintenance Manager Eddie Weaver, Linamar Human...

Elm City Middle School team members Leigh Anne Orr, Alison Kirby, Kaitlyn Wocher and Meaghan Martin compete in a tiebreaker against Casita Brewing Co. to win Wilson Education Partnership's Adult Spelling Bee at Hunt High School.  The Wilson Times Story and Photo by Olivia Neeley  ...

Rotary  Club of Wilson President Clark Moore, left, is pictured with Wilson Education Partnership Executive Director Robin Williams, club Treasurer Larry Giordano and Sandy Arens, the club's director of International Service.  The Wilson Times...

Second graders surround Hearne Elementary STEM lab facilitator Olivia Huneycutt on Wednesday after the Wilson Education Partnership surprised her with one of 10 mini grants awarded this week. The Wilson Times Story and photo by Olivia Neely...

The Wilson Education Partnership has installed signs in all three traditional high schools and the Wilson County Schools central office recognizing business partners for their support.  WEP executive director Robin Williams said 3C Store Fixtures manufactured the signs. “They are one of our lead partners,” Williams said.  The Wilson Times   Photos and Story...

Wilson Education Partnership President-elect Rob Ferrell, middle, presents digital teaching and learning STEAM specialist Christine Mitchell, right, of the Wilson County Schools Technology Department a replica check commemorating a $2,000 donation for the Charles H. Darden Middle School Innovation Lab. Also pictured are WEP Executive Director Robin Williams; Darden Middle...

Wilson Medical Center hosted three Career Health Connections students this week. The program partners with Wilson Medical Center, the Carolina Family Health Center, Wilson Education Partnership and North Carolina Area Health Education Centers to give students on-the-job training experiences each semester. Pictured from left are Michaela Whoolery, diabetic educator; Tammy...

Michelle Driver’s face said it all. The Elm City Middle School art teacher was overwhelmed with joy Wednesday when officials surprised her with a much-needed grant that will enhance students’ experience in the classroom. “This means everything to me,” Driver said with a wide smile. Driver was one of 18 Wilson County...