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Wilsonians pitching in for storm survivors

From hot meals and cold drinks to hygiene items, cleaning supplies and air mattresses, Wilsonians are pitching in with a variety of efforts to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Florence. Crystal …

Fire torches stables, then relief gallops in

ELM CITY — Sonja Duke has lived her worst nightmare. The owner of Illustrious Morgan Manor awoke at 4 a.m. Tuesday when she heard a bang in the barn near her home on Town Creek Road southeast of …

Police: Hit-and-run driver claimed car was stolen

Police say a Wilson woman who claimed her car had been stolen was behind the wheel when it struck and severely injured a pedestrian early this month. Benita L. Batts, 44, of 306 Park Ave., was …

Wilson County Fair opens

Scenes from the fair on Wednesday
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WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Sunshine returns in Wilson's post-Florence forecast

After nearly a week of weather influenced by Hurricane Florence, Wilson County returns to normal Tuesday through Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
3 face charges over toppling of 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue at UNC

RALEIGH (AP) — Police filed charges Friday against three people accused of helping tear down a century-old Confederate statue during a protest this week at North Carolina's flagship …

Lawmakers return for second run on 2 constitutional amendments

GOP candidates say Trump is coming to North Carolina fundraiser

Errors cause state to suspend driver's license printing

NATION & WORLD NEWS
War hero, senator, GOP presidential candidate McCain dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, says his family. It's a likely indication that the war hero, …

Trump complains to Ohio GOP that Dems are 'negative, nasty'

Bull market: S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs

For-profit colleges have allies now, but complaints persist

AP: National Enquirer had safe with damaging Trump stories

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

17 years later, terrorism threat lingers

It’s a natural question to ask every time the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks rolls around: Are we safer now than we were then? The short answer is yes. We are. But there’s a huge caveat …

LIFE
Tailoring students’ classes for flexible learning

At Daniels Learning Center, teachers try to meet students where they are. Daniels is Wilson County Schools’ only alternative school. “You find their skill and you find their level and you …

SPORTS
College Sports
Area Calendar, Sept. 17-18

Monday, September 17College Men’s GolfBarton at Kiawah Island Invitational — Osprey Point Course, 8 a.m.Tuesday, September 18College Men’s GolfBarton at Kiawah Island Invitational …

Abbey hands Bulldogs 1st loss

BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs blank Mars Hill in Catawba Classic finale

Lady Bulldogs sweep first day of USC Aiken Invitational

Karrs to succeed Benton as SID at Barton College

Community sports
Wedgewood Ladies Golf Association holds Member-Guest tournament

Utilizing a Texas Scramble format, the Wedgewood Ladies Golf Association held its Member-Guest tournament Wednesday at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. Awards were handed out in low gross, first low …

Despite the heat, Kids Day on the Pond still a youth hit

Putting survival skills into motion

Moody excels at U.S. Open Breaking Championships

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Schools
Why I Teach: Teaching is ‘wonderfully rewarding’
Wilson Christian Academy third-grade teacher Janice Efird is featured in today’s Why I Teach. Current Position: Third … Read More
Wilson County, Nash-Rocky Mount school menus
School menus monday Breakfast: Sweet potato swirl, fruit juice, strawberry cup and milk Lunch: Hot dog on bun with chili or … Read More
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