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Starting school with needed supplies

Khloe Phillips could barely contain her excitement when she stepped up to a table stacked with book bags. And it didn’t take the 5-year-old long before she spotted the perfect one. “This is …

Generous gift helps families prepare for school

Jah’Keira Dupree opened up her brand new turquoise book bag to show off the school supplies inside. “Look at my book bag,” the 5-year-old said with excitement. N.C. Love in Action on …
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Educators welcome former student as instructor

Jeremy Kirby, a new fifth-grade science teacher at Jones Elementary School, knows the impact teachers can have on their students. Kirby points to the influence two teachers had on him as a student …
WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Scattered thunderstorms likely in Wilson this weekend, Monday

Wilson County could be in for weekend thunderstorms — but where and when depends on where a trough settles, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Tom Ellis, pioneer of hard-nosed U.S. politics, dies at 97

RALEIGH (AP) — A storied conservative political operative and central adviser to former Republican U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms has died. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle said Friday that …

Protecting Confederate statue costing UNC $390,000 a year

Deputies seize 30-plus dogs after finding 8 dead in home

Gov. Cooper announces $7 million for workforce training

NATION & WORLD NEWS
12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 U.S. elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications …

U.S. special counsel unmasks long-hidden hackers

Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

Shouting, insults as FBI agent Strzok faces angry Republicans

Supreme Court: States can't force crisis pregnancy centers to give abortion information

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COLUMN

Better mileage, but at what cost?

To hear some in the media tell it, the Trump administration’s decision to freeze fuel-economy standards for cars and trucks is a massive detour from common sense. “Highly problematic,” a …

LIFE
Kids' camps train brains, build bodies

Wilson youth had a full body of experiences in summer day camps aimed to educate and inspire during their break from school. At the Salvation Army Boys …

SPORTS
College Sports
Marlins sweep HiToms to win their first Petitt Cup

MOREHEAD CITY — Craig Lewis smashed a two-run triple in the bottom of the second inning to put the Morehead City Marlins ahead to stay and send the club to its first Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup …

It’s wait ‘til next year again for Tobs

Bulldogs to visit Clemson for preseason exhibition game Nov. 1

Sunny skies again for Tobs

Former Firebird Deans ready for next step as wide receiver

Community sports
WYSA U12s go winless at Summer Explosion Cup

Avery Williams went on a scoring binge for the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘07 Explosion girls last weekend at the Summer Explosion Cup, but the team wasn’t able to translate into a victory …

Dropping the line

Greene Ridge earns USTA national award

Wilson Cup golf lineups coming together

Last round at the Valley

Schools
Wilson County Schools hires 10 teachers; 24 resign
Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list showing employees who have been hired, retired, or … Read More
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