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Baptist men clear tornado damage

ELM CITY — Tonya Hines wasn’t sure how she was going to cut up the large trees blown down in her yard by the tornado that touched down Monday. “I am wondering how am I going to get this out …

Florence crop losses will be ‘in the millions’

Wilson County farmers may qualify for Farm Service Agency emergency loans after President Trump declared a major disaster in the state due to Hurricane Florence. On Monday, 10 North Carolina …

Ascension Lutheran holding comic con today, Saturday

Fans of comic books, anime and manga won’t need to drive far to be immersed in various fandoms as a church brings the experience of comic con to Wilson. …

Before and after photos show Hurricane Florence's impact on Wilson

  To document the local effects of Hurricane Florence, reporter Brie Handgraaf went to a variety of spots around town that have a history of flooding. Wilson County received between 10 and 15 …

Wilson to treat Saratoga’s wastewater

After receiving approval Wednesday from the city council, Wilson is set to begin providing wastewater treatment services for the town of Saratoga. “The town of Saratoga is currently not being …
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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

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COLUMN

North Carolina will recover and thrive

RALEIGH — Do you want to hear some good news? For many readers across North Carolina who are still suffering from or cleaning up after the ravages of Hurricane Florence, some good news might be a …

LIFE
Dessert features sweet flavors of fall

This past week has been more than hectic at work with Hurricane Florence at our door, so no time to write a food column. This column, from 2012, features a favorite season recipe. (I'm still using …

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
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 … Read More
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