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FOOD PANTRY

New Christian expands Wilson food ministry

For more than a decade, Elder Marvin and Candy Taylor have helped countless children and families in need within the Wilson community. Sometimes they didn’t know how they were going to do it. But each time, God made a way through donations …
BYPASS OPENS

State opens U.S. 70 Goldsboro bypass

GOLDSBORO — Gov. Pat McCrory joined state and local officials to open the completed U.S. 70 Goldsboro bypass Friday morning. Transportation engineers said the bypass will relieve traffic congestion and make the U.S. 70 corridor safer for …
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.

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FOOD

Homemade sausage

I’ve always wanted to make my own sausage. I’m not talking about making sausage after a hog-killing, although my husband has fond memories of helping his grandparents and parents with that chore. I’m talking about making it a much …

NATIONAL NEWS
Small WWII-era planes crashes in Hudson River; pilot missing

A small World War II vintage plane celebrating its 75th anniversary crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and search efforts were continuing for the pilot, authorities said.

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School sports
Cyclones finish season at NCISAA 1-A/2-A championship

RALEIGH — Both Community Christian School track and field teams recently concluded their 2016 seasons at the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A/2-A championship meet, held at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Senior …

Falcons ‘Waddell’ Topsail

ENCSD trio earns All-America acclaim

CB Aycock evens 3-A East finals series

‘We ain’t finished’

Community sports
Area Calendar May 28-30

Saturday, May 28 American Legion Baseball Garner Nationals at Wilson Post 13, 7 p.m. American Legion Junior Baseball Windsor at Wilson Post 13 (Beddingfield High), 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29 No events scheduled. Monday, May 30 American Legion Baseball …

Danger lurks on the water

Keeping it Reece

BWC wins Greco-Roman state title

Spots still available on 2016 Jr. Warriors

LIFESTYLES

SNMS teams help students

Southern Nash Middle School’s baseball and softball teams raised $2,067 for the SNMS Exceptional Children’s Class during the Light It Up Blue autism fundraiser in April.
CHURCH NEWS
Wilson church plans to pack to pews

Wilson Chapel FWB Church will hold its Pack the Pew Sunday service April 17 at 10:45 a.m. In anticipation of the event, a workshop will be held, “Soul-Winning 101: How to Effectively Witness for Christ,” with Bishop Robert L. Gorham …

Anglicans sanction U.S. Episcopal Church over gay marriage

Concerts continue at First Christian Church

Church news

EDITORIALS
Our Opinion: Bryant’s bid for $12 minimum wage falls short

Raising the first rung won’t help you climb the ladder. That’s our message to state Sen. Angela Bryant, whose efforts to assist entry-level workers focus on making employers give them a hefty raise instead of helping them gain the kind …

Broad support in legislature for teacher raises

Republicans offer options to revise HB2

Our Opinion: Senseless school rules spoil graduation

Speech sanction concept raises a lot of questions

Regulators give Duke a break

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife

A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife Amber Heard after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.

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Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

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Summer camp guide

What are you kids up to this summer? This section is full of ideas, from sports camps to educational opportunities. Check it out!

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FARM

Local students win livestock scholarships

RALEIGH — Twenty-seven North Carolina students have been awarded 2016 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced. The scholarships are designed for high school seniors and college students …
EDUCATION

Fike students are enjoying new ceramics program at school

Thanks to Fike’s JROTC as well as the support of Mark Holley, principal, Fike High School’s new ceramics program is up and running. Fike has had virtually no ceramics program until now. It all began when Col. Steven Mzyk, head of the …

Lauren West awarded SECU scholarship

State Employees’ Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Lauren Rebecca West, a senior at Hunt High School.

Academic Briefs: Palmer graduates from West Point

Palmer graduates from West Point Jacob N. Palmer of Elm CIty graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point May 21.