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The Rev. Phil Byrum of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and Iglesia La Guadalupana said a Nash Street shooting resulted in bullets penetrating the walls at St. Mark's House in several places Wednesday afternoon while a dozen children were attending an after-school program inside.

Gunfire strikes church; kids unhurt

Students in an after-school session at a Wilson church were uninjured when stray bullets struck the building where they studied Wednesday. Rev. Phil Byrum, pastor at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church …
Cindy Bailey walks aross Nash Street in downtown Wilson as the snowfall comes down Thursday afternoon. "I like it myself. I have always loved winter weather," Bailey said.

Snowy roads could cause problems

Road conditions could be hazardous Friday morning after winter precipitation moved into Wilson Thursday afternoon and overnight. At press time Thursday, Wilson was expected to get several inches of …
Police released this surveillance photograph of a suspect wanted in connection to a Wednesday robbery at the Circle K on Ward Boulevard.

Police investigate Circle K robbery

Police are investigating a Wednesday robbery at a Wilson convenience store. Officers responded to a 1:02 a.m. call to the Circle K located at 2877 Ward Blvd. When police arrived, they spoke to …
Boy Scouts from Troop 89 sit around the campfire at a 2018 Camporee at Camp Charles. The Bailey camp isn't part of recent bankruptcy proceedings filed by the Boy Scouts of America.

Camp Charles not part of Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy

BAILEY ­­— The popular and long-serving Camp Charles isn’t part of recent bankruptcy protection proceedings filed by the Boy Scouts of America. The campground, valued at $243,000, is …
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Gotta make some snow cream Gotta make some snow cream Enjoy it while you can! This first ran in February 2014     When I was growing up, I thought evaporated milk was good for one thing — making …

Construction underway at Heritage Corner: 'National tenants want to be in Wilson'

Workers install drainage infrastructure along a road being prepared for the Heritage Crossing development at the corner of Raleigh Road Parkway and Airport Boulevard.
Officials spent 2019 planning to transform the southwest corner of Raleigh Road Parkway’s intersection with Airport Boulevard. Now construction crews are hard at work to bring the plans for new …
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Weathercast: Winter storm expected to bring 3-5 inches of snow

Snow should replace rain in The Wilson Times area by late Thursday afternoon, resulting in a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service. Up to 3-5 inches of snow is expected by the …

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THE ENTERPRISE
Bojangles' plans Spring Hope restaurant

SPRING HOPE — Get ready to get your tailgate on, southern Nash County — a major Bojangles’ franchisee in eastern North Carolina and Virginia has submitted plans for construction at …

Suspects sought in sweepstakes robbery

Probation officers seek drug convict

Middlesex seeking equipment grants

Internet provider researching rural broadband needs

JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
School board debates ‘unity agreement’

SMITHFIELD — As it did the month before, the Johnston County Board of Education last week discussed but did not adopt an agreement that would govern its behavior. No school leader has said so …

Harmony Playground clears last funding hurdle

Smithfield council targets blight

County keeping watch on coronavirus

Johnston commissioners defend gun rights

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COLUMN
The bad news about the news industry

Last week’s news that McClatchy newspapers were declaring bankruptcy wasn’t a complete surprise. There have been rumors, but that organization isn’t alone, as industry ad revenues have …

LIFE
Passing down a family favorite: Potato salad like Mama made

I gave my daughter a few suggestions for her birthday dinner this past weekend. I offered to cook several things, including chicken and gravy with homemade biscuits or maybe our favorite chicken pot …

SPORTS
College Sports
Wolfpack shows NCAA form with rout of No. 6 Duke

RALEIGH — Ah, this must have been what it was like in the older, smaller ACC days when N.C. State played on an NCAA Tournament level with neighboring Duke and North Carolina for bragging rights …

Balanced attack carries Bulldogs past Trojans

Surging Lady Bulldogs win 7th straight, defeat Mount Olive 80-67

Lady Bulldogs come up short on the road

Barton sweeps aside Mount Olive

School Sports
Wilson Recreation Department Results

Youth futsal RESULTS Matches from Feb. 8 Ages 5-6 Green 18 – Blue 0: Green- Connor Patterson 7, Shradha Das 6, Mason Burnette 3, Isabel Herrera 2 Orange 11 – Red 3: …

Taylor, Wiggs card aces at Wedgewood

264 Futsal teams seek help in reaching national championship tournament

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Writer’s block? It’s real

Schools
Students take robotics skills to Texas: ‘I am so proud of them’
Students on the middle school robotics team at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf placed 12th out of 24 teams at a … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Teacher Workday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry bagel bar, fruit juice and banana. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll … Read More
Students learn about health careers
Wilson Medical Center hosted three Career Health Connections students this week. The program partners with Wilson Medical Center, the … Read More
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