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Tobs fans help feed hungry

The community united in an effort Sunday to ensure Wilson’s hungry are fed. Hundreds attended the Tobs’ annual Home Run for Hunger Celebration event at Fleming Stadium. Teresa Smith took a …

Police seek leads in fatal hit-and-run crash

Wilson police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a man in an early Saturday hit-and-run crash. Police say 34-year-old Raymundo Orozco of Edge Street in Bailey died after being hit by …

Rocky Mount police officer dies

The Rocky Mount Police Department is mourning the death of one of its officers, Christopher Driver, who died in a motor vehicle crash Saturday night. The Rocky Mount and Sharpsburg police …

Photographer finds ‘quiet places in between’

Photographer Jared Ragland is not looking for anything in particular. Ragland is the Eyes on Main Street photography festival artist in residence for the month …
LOCAL NEWS

Police: Cement block used in beating, robbery

A Wilson man faces charges after police say he attacked another man and stole his wallet. On June 14, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Pender Street in regards to a disturbance. When …

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Weathercast: Milder highs should follow hot, humid summer weekend

High temperatures and high humidity should be with Wilson through the weekend, but a cold front expected Sunday night could knock daytime highs down to the mid-80s to start the workweek. Wilson …

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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

NATION & WORLD NEWS
AG Jeff Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in his defense of his border policy that is resulting in hundreds of immigrant children being separated from their …

Fewer U.S. teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

China hikes tariffs on U.S. soybeans, electric cars, fish

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

Getting smarter about getting older

“Whoever thought I was going to live so long?” my 96-year-old mother asked. She isn’t alone. Ten thousand of us turn 65 every day. In 1990, North Carolina’s median age — meaning one …

LIFE
Water means jobs for Saratoga

Latonya Williams likes going in stores and seeing the phrase "Bottled by Old Saratoga, Inc." on the labels of water bottles. For the last nine years, she has been part of the team that bottles and …

SPORTS
College Sports
Tobs still slipping

A week ago, the Wilson Tobs owned a share of the Coastal Plain League North Division lead. The Tobs haven’t won since and aspirations of the first-half division title and a berth in the Petitt …

Tobs-Sharks canceled

Bulldog football is on the way back

Pilots cool off Tobs 8-6, ending win streak

The right man for the job

Community sports
Area Calendar, June 25-26

Monday, June 25American Legion BaseballWilson Post 13 at Farmville Post 151 (Farmville Central High), 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26No events scheduled.

To be bruin or not to be?

Area calendar, June 22-23

Five-run fourth inning helps Post 13 knock off Pitt County 7-3 in Area I East battle

Stone Creek captures Wilson City Little League Minor League crown

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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