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Big day for Eyes on Main Street

The photos are up — around 700 of them — and the photographers are in town from more than two dozen countries, all awaiting today’s opening of the fourth edition of Eyes on Main Street. The …

Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

A Wilson man faces attempted murder charges in connection to a Monday shooting on Pender Street that left two people injured. Calvin E. Pittman, 20, is accused of shooting 19-year-old Chakeem N. …

Sheriff candidates discuss animal control issues

Animal control issues and operation of the Wilson County Animal Shelter have sparked concern and generated controversy in the race for Wilson County sheriff. Ahead of the May 8 Democratic primary, …

Operation Spring Clean targets Wilson drug suspects

Nearly two dozen suspects face charges following a two-day operation conducted by the Wilson Police Department’s Special Operations Division. Operation Spring Clean was a part of a several …
WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: A mild spring seesaw in Wilson this week

The seesaw between cooler and warmer temperatures continues this week, but the gap between the two is shrinking, with no extreme weather in Wilson County's forecast. Wilson can expect to see …

NEWS FROM ELSEWHERE
NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Historians: Civil War statues need context, should be moved

RALEIGH (AP) — As North Carolina grapples with whether to move three Confederate monuments from the state Capitol grounds, two historians are advising that they should be moved - but if that …

UNC still working with state on concerns over sports agent conduct

Duke Energy agrees to $156,000 fine for coal ash pollution

Man arrested in pregnant woman's killing

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

Columnist’s cat shares the latest mews

A lot of readers have expressed an interest in hearing from Cooper, our cat. Occasionally, as mentioned in this column, I have had conversations with Cooper. Largely one-sided, since cats do not, as …

LIFE
Field day for flora and fauna

Kimora Anthony likes to be outside in nature. Kimora, a 9-year-old from Vick Elementary School, was one of the more than 260 fourth-graders who attended the Environmental Field Day at the Batts …

SPORTS
College Sports
Stevenson leads four Barton all-league selections

Led by first-team selection Marissa Stevenson, a sophomore, the Barton College women’s tennis team landed four players on the NCAA Division II All-Conference Carolinas teams announced by the …

Barton’s Boyette named Conference Carolinas top freshman male golfer

Barton’s Fennell tabbed pitcher of the week 2nd time

BC softball swept by Mount Olive

Bulldogs sweep Erskine in Conference Carolinas quarters

Community sports
Coble to hold Eagle Scout wrestling clinic to benefit St. Therese Catholic Church

Southern Nash High senior Zachary Coble will host a wrestling clinic Saturday, April 21, to benefit St. Therese Catholic Church in Wilson. The clinic, part of Coble’s Boy Scouts of America …

Four area wrestlers earn way to national championships

AREA BRIEFS: Wilson Ladies Golf League issues invites for May 1 outing

Rodriguez helps Explosion ‘06 boys end skid

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Schools
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Wilson County monday Breakfast: Powdered donuts, fruit juice, peach cup and milk Lunch: Corn dog nuggets or pepperoni … Read More
Engineers offer window into workplace
Part of the mission statement at Wilson Academy of Applied Technology is to provide students with authentic industry … Read More
Circle K raising funds for Fike and Toisnot schools
The Circle K gas station on Ward Boulevard is donating a portion of proceeds from specially marked gas pumps to Toisnot Middle School … Read More
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