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Mayor to be sworn in after court appearance

SHARPSBURG — The mayor-elect will take office at the Sharpsburg Board of Commissioners’ next regular meeting June 5 …

‘They smell like it and sound like it’: Model jet planes fly in through Sunday

More than 125 pilots and up to 400 radio-controlled jet planes are converging on the Wilson Industrial Airport for the eighth annual First in Flight Jet Rally. “We have radio-controlled jet …

Hundreds benefit from OIC food distribution

Donna Suggs didn’t know what to expect when she headed out to volunteer at the OIC of Wilson Wednesday …

Family quilt marks Thorne family’s WWII service

The Imagination Station Science and History Museum will unveil a special World War II quilt at 11 a.m. Saturday. The quilt was created by Zura Thorne of Wilson to commemorate the military service …
WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Skies drying out, but what about Memorial Day weekend?

Afternoon showers should give way to clear skies later this week, but Memorial Day weekend's forecast is still up in the air, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
North Carolina veteran surprised by long-lost military records

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Bobby Ivey didn't quite know what to make of the rolled sheets of paper - tied off with a small ribbon - that were thrust into his hand one recent Friday morning. Ivey, …

Greene, Wayne, Lenoir farmer charged with crop insurance fraud

Travel ban prevents Somali woman, children from reuniting with mother in Raleigh

N.C. judicial redistricting, selection discussions resume

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

Evolution of the American prom

The more the American prom changes, the more it stays the same. The modern prom, reports Slate, “may be traced to the Ivy League and the annual tradition of a ‘presentation week,’ during …

LIFE
Work to reduce your risk of having a stroke

Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke in our country. That’s about two people who will fall victim by the time you finish reading this. It’s the fifth leading cause of death and accounts for …

SPORTS
College Sports
Barton basketball camp dates announced

The Barton College men’s basketball program will hold its annual summer camps for young players (ages 7-16) in June. The camps will be led by Bulldogs veteran head coach …

The boys are almost back

Saintsing headlines Barton Athletic Hall of Fame’s class of 2018

BC’s Russell picked to compete in Div. II track championship

Dwanya swats 2 in ECU win

Community sports
Matthews-Carroll crowned WCC Ladies Member-Guest champion

Lisa Matthews, the reigning women’s champion, teamed with guest Penny Carroll to card low gross in the annual Ladies Member-Guest Tournament at Wilson Country Club this week. Matthews-Carroll …

McKeel-Jones duo captures WCC Member Invitational

Reason wins NCSUSBCA youth title

Golden Circle Golf Champions

NC Baseball Museum Celebrity Golf Tournament is set for May 23

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