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Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

A Wilson man faces attempted murder charges in connection to a Monday shooting on Pender Street that left two people injured. Calvin E. Pittman, 20, is accused of shooting 19-year-old Chakeem N. …

Sheriff candidates discuss animal control issues

Animal control issues and operation of the Wilson County Animal Shelter have sparked concern and generated controversy in the race for Wilson County sheriff. Ahead of the May 8 Democratic primary, …

Big day for Eyes on Main Street

The photos are up — around 700 of them — and the photographers are in town from more than two dozen countries, all awaiting today’s opening of the fourth edition of Eyes on Main Street. The …
WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Rain moving in Monday after dry weekend

With partly sunny skies and mild spring temperatures, this weekend provides Wilsonians with a chance to get out and about before Monday afternoon showers, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in The Wilson …

NEWS FROM ELSEWHERE
NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Historians: Civil War statues need context, should be moved

RALEIGH (AP) — As North Carolina grapples with whether to move three Confederate monuments from the state Capitol grounds, two historians are advising that they should be moved - but if that …

UNC still working with state on concerns over sports agent conduct

Duke Energy agrees to $156,000 fine for coal ash pollution

Man arrested in pregnant woman's killing

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

Columnist’s cat shares the latest mews

A lot of readers have expressed an interest in hearing from Cooper, our cat. Occasionally, as mentioned in this column, I have had conversations with Cooper. Largely one-sided, since cats do not, as …

LIFE
Field day for flora and fauna

Kimora Anthony likes to be outside in nature. Kimora, a 9-year-old from Vick Elementary School, was one of the more than 260 fourth-graders who attended the Environmental Field Day at the Batts …

SPORTS
College Sports
BC on title quest

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Barton College men’s volleyball team is down to its last hurdle in its quest to return to the NCAA Division I-II tournament. But to pull it off, the Bulldogs will have to …

Stevenson leads four Barton all-league selections

Barton’s Boyette named Conference Carolinas top freshman male golfer

Barton’s Fennell tabbed pitcher of the week 2nd time

BC softball swept by Mount Olive

Community sports
Wilson City Little League Glance

RESULTS   Games from April 9-14   Tee-ball League Ages 3-4 Land of Learning Stone Creek Masonry  Leading Hitters- Land of Learning: Easton Riley, Marquel Baker …

WSCC to start junior golf academy

Coble to hold Eagle Scout wrestling clinic to benefit St. Therese Catholic Church

Four area wrestlers earn way to national championships

AREA BRIEFS: Wilson Ladies Golf League issues invites for May 1 outing

Schools
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
Wilson County monday Breakfast: Powdered donuts, fruit juice, peach cup and milk Lunch: Corn dog nuggets or pepperoni pizza … Read More
Engineers offer window into workplace
Part of the mission statement at Wilson Academy of Applied Technology is to provide students with authentic industry … Read More
Circle K raising funds for Fike and Toisnot schools
The Circle K gas station on Ward Boulevard is donating a portion of proceeds from specially marked gas pumps to Toisnot Middle School … Read More
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