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Heat index tops triple digits

Officials are urging residents to take precautions as dangerously hot weather blisters Wilson and eastern North Carolina. “It’s going to be hot for the next several days,” said Mike …

Car strikes, kills bear in Monday crash

State troopers say a driver suffered minor injuries after the vehicle she was in struck a bear on U.S. 264 early Monday morning. The woman was traveling west on U.S. 264 — about a half-mile …

Drones used to see what farmers can’t

Piloting is not Bobby Vick’s forte. Nonetheless, Vick was able to gently land a quad-copter aerial drone safely back on its target undamaged. “I don’t generally fly them,” said Vick, a …
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Weathercast: A break in near-100-degree temps may be in sight

Heat indexes in the triple digits and temperatures climbing almost as high will hold sway through midweek, but Wilson could beat the heat if a stationary front hovering over Virginia sweeps …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Gov. Cooper vetoes judicial district, election bills

RALEIGH (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes of two bills adds more uncertainty to already unusual state elections this fall for judges and in races where new political parties want to …

Lawmaker releases emails after public records lawsuit

Their son was bullied, so these parents started a movement

Approved N.C. early voting changes bring tense debate

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COLUMN

Study arguments with which you disagree

RALEIGH — Why are you reading this column? Make no mistake — I’m glad you are. I hope you are an avid reader of editorials, op-eds and columns in newspapers, magazines and online forums. But …

LIFE
Good eatin’: It’s not ‘rocket science’ at lunchtime in Elm City

You won’t find a Big Mac or a bucket of the colonel’s chicken around Elm City. But that doesn’t mean folks go unfed. Coming in from the south on Elm City Road, the city sign welcomes …

SPORTS
College Sports
Unlikely rally keeps Tobs in win column

With the available outs fast being exhausted, the Wilson Tobs’ summer collegiate baseball winning streak appeared in dire jeopardy on a summer-hot Sunday evening in Fleming Stadium. But a …

Tobs sweep Mustangs in Saturday twinbill

Barton turns to Denham as its next women’s lacrosse head coach

US routs Canada to win FIBA Americas under-18 gold medal

Two-out rally in 9th lifts Tobs

Community sports
Post 13 juniors foiled by Clayton 2-0

The Wilson Post 13 junior American Legion baseball team was held to just one hit, and a pair of walks came around to score in the third and sixth innings on the way to a 2-0 loss to Clayton Post 71 …

Day 2 catch sends Honey Hush to 60th Big Rock tourney title

Doubles sweep keys Lake Wilson 18Us

Every moment counts for dads

Just batting around for Post 13

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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