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Prayer for Our City: Elder Ida Hamilton, Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ

Elder Ida Hamilton of Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ delivered Monday's Prayer for Our City with an introduction by Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens. The 9 a.m. prayer was streamed on Stevens' …
This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

8 new COVID-19 cases reported

Wilson County’s number of positive COVID-19 cases jumped to 29 over the weekend according to numbers released by the Wilson County Health Department. That’s up eight since Friday’s count. On …
Investigators take notes and photographs at the scene of a shooting at the corner of Jordan Street and Malpass Drive in November. The district attorney's office has announced that no charges will be filed againt the DMV inspector who shot the suspect. Drew C. Wilson | Times

DA: No charges for officer in November fatal shooting: ‘Use of deadly force was justified’

Wilson County’s district attorney says no charges will be filed in the Nov. 13 shooting of a robbery suspect who was killed by a N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau …
Travis Johnson looks for laundry detergent Thursday at the Piggly Wiggly in Stantonsburg. The Saratoga man said his wife is immunosuppressed, so he wears personal protective equipment while shopping for household items.

Grocery stores committed to staying open amid COVID-19 pandemic

Whether customers are grabbing a frozen dinner after working a shift at an essential business or shopping for self-quarantine, grocery stores are working to keep their shoppers safe and satisfied …
From a seated sun salutation, yoga instructor Page Clark practices her meditative craft on a dock at Lake Wilson last week.

Tips for fighting stress while warding off coronavirus

Stress. Anxiety. Confusion. Fear. These are just a few emotions many people are trying to navigate as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes it’s brought to their lives. Families …
President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on Sunday.

Trump tempers officials' grave COVID-19 assessments with optimism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, while the nation’s …
This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Wilson County sees 1st COVID-19-related death

Wilson County reported its first COVID-19-related death, Wilson County Health Director Teresa Ellen announced Friday. The patient, a woman in her early 60s with underlying health conditions, died …
Marty's BBQ co-owner Robert Mullett and Dawson Construction superintendent Tony Winstead review work on Friday to get the restaurant's barbecue kitchen reopened after a March 27 fire.

Grease fire won’t stop Marty’s BBQ

Less than 12 hours after a grease fire caused heavy damage to Marty’s BBQ, the popular Ward Boulevard eatery was back to serving hundreds of drive-thru customers an hour, and in the week since, …
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Viral video helps fight hunger in North Carolina

New Christian Food Pantry volunteers unload a truck of donations Thursday from the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Pantry director Candy Taylor said the next delivery from the food bank wasn't expected until April 14, but an increased need left making a call last week for an emergency donation.
A major Wilson employer recently teamed up with a Greenville-based YouTuber to donate a million servings of meat to food banks across the state. “Due to recent events, lots of people have people …
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Weathercast: Comfortable weekend, then upper 70s Monday and Tuesday

The audio portion of the Weathercast is on the blink, but otherwise it is difficult to have any complaint about the forecast, at least through Tuesday. Sunshine is expected to be abundant …

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Cavalier neighborhood holds karaoke parade
Residents of the extended Cavalier neighborhood put together a karaoke parade of a few vehicles Sunday with neighbors, some in … Read More
Mayor Carlton Stevens delivers COVID-19 update
Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens delivered an update on the spread of COVID-19 on Friday afternoon. Click the play button on the video … Read More
Church makes huge food delivery
Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wilson delivered some 11,000 pounds of food to Hope Station, the … Read More
Hospital staff treated to meal: ‘It’s a wonderful thing’
Hospital employees didn’t have to worry about lunch or dinner Thursday. All they had to do was walk outside and stand in line … Read More
Prayer for Our City: Pastor Daylon Mooneyham
Pastor Daylon Mooneyham, lead pastor of Farmington Heights Church, delivered Monday's "Prayer for Our City" with an introduction from … Read More
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Victim charged in Walmart shooting

NASHVILLE — A Castalia man shot last month in the Nashville Walmart parking lot has been charged with pointing a gun at the man accused of shooting him. Jaishawn Freeman of Church Street in …

Nash charts 11th coronavirus case

Architects question Nash jail plan

Nash joins state in home isolation

Nash school district to receive $582,000 in coronavirus funds

JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
Johnston reports coronavirus death

Johnston County has reported its first coronavirus death. In a news release Friday morning, the Johnston County Public Health Department said the individual died March 26 from complications of the …

Two dead in apparent domestic dispute near Clayton

Smithfield mayor: We will get through this

Child care centers adapting in wake of coronavirus

Superintendent search draws 31 applications

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COLUMN
Safety orders clash with religious rights

Fearing persecution from the Roman Empire, early Christians huddled together in private homes to pray and study the Scriptures. Nearly two centuries later, the coronavirus pandemic and its sweeping …

LIFE
Learning, being creative at home

Even though local kids are out of school, they are still getting lessons at home and finding ways to express themselves.

SPORTS
College Sports
Bulldogs’ trio receives All-CC acclaim

Three players from the Barton College men’s golf team have been named to the NCAA Division II All-Conference Carolinas senior men’s golf team for the abbreviated 2020 season. The …

Lady Bulldogs’ Norlin, McMahon named all-conference

Barton’s Hoscila named Conference Carolinas men's swimming Scholar Athlete of the Year

Duke’s Jones preparing for NBA draft 

AREA ATHLETES IN COLLEGE: Wilson’s Harris in search of new hoops home

School Sports
Bored? Then set up camp

COVID-19 can cause sore throats, hacking dry coughs, and headaches as some of its symptoms. It can cause anxiety, anger, loneliness, concern, and a bit of stir-craziness, especially if kids are stuck …

Vick sinks 7th career ace

Post 13 has Ballance for 2020

Memories make for sacred ground

You just never know

Schools
Students enroll in kindergarten
A’zaria Durham paused as teacher Darnell Nelms assessed the 5-year-old’s abilities in reading, counting, colors and … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and peach cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked beans, … Read More
Spelling bee finalists named
Wilson Times Editor Corey Friedman, left, congratulates finalists in Tuesday's Wilson County Spelling Bee. They include, from left, … Read More
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