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Enjoy the party and help the museum

More than $35,000 was raised in the first two “Seven” fundraisers for Imagination Station, and organizers expect to build on that success with Thursday’s event, featuring the band TripleWide. Rhyan Breen, who started the event …

Prosecutors, defense duel over evidence

The first-degree murder trial of 43-year-old Stephen Maddox picked up where it left off Friday, including-cross examination of police detectives by the defense. Maddox, of Durham, is accused in the shooting death of 41-year-old Kelly Wilkerson …

NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Raleigh Catholic cathedral gearing up for grand opening

RALEIGH (AP) — Catholics in eastern North Carolina are about to celebrate the completion of a big new cathedral that will be the center of the region’s religious life. A dedication Mass scheduled for Wednesday is expected to draw …

Hopeful Swansboro girl uses eclipse as inspiration

Ex-members: Brazilians funneled as ‘slaves’ by N.C. church

NATION & WORLD NEWS
White House indicates Trump would sign new Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the …

Suspect due in court after 9 die in sweltering truck

Free 2 more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now

COLUMN

Shrinking government takes courage

RALEIGH — For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that government was too large, too costly and too intrusive into matters best left to …

LIFE

Survival essentials: Greenfield camp teaches wilderness, survival skills

Sparks flew as Nicholas Wester scraped a flint strip across a magnesium bar. Below was a dry tinder bundle of stripped tree bark. “There it is,” Wester said. “It’s burning.” In a few seconds the …

College Sports
Tobs pull out zany 4-2 victory over Pilots

Folks, you can’t make up this stuff. You had to see it to believe it. A Faith and Family Night turnout was treated to a zany brand of summer collegiate baseball in Fleming Stadium on Friday night. But the home folks were not complaining …

Bulldogs to play exhibition game at UNC

Not pretty in pink

Rowe resigns tennis posts at Barton

Barton golf coach Leonard adds assistant AD to her duties

Community sports
Wilson County Junior Golf Championship first-round results

Monday’s first-round results from Happy Valley Country Club (par 36-36—72) in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. BOYS Ages 17-18 Bryson Boyette 36-34—70 Jake Herring …

A day to remember for Richardson, Boyette

Shootout brewing in Boys 17-18 division

Wilson 12s eliminated in N.C. Little League tournament

Wilson loses Little League state tourney opener

CHURCH NEWS
Church news, week of July 22

Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service 10 a.m. First Apostolic — Bailey First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and evening worship at 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as …

Church news for the week of July 15

White Oak Hill names interim youth, music pastor

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EDUCATION

Wilson Christian Academy announces honor rolls

The following students were recognized for their academic excellence during the fourth quarter at Wilson Christian Academy. A/B Honor Roll Grade 6 William Brantley, Claire Barkley, Alyssa Davis, Nathan Gattis and Seth Trull Grade …