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Local livestock on parade

Free Small details matter at the Wilson County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale. “Get the toesies. Give her a pedicure,” Janna Hinnant called out as her daughter Logan hosed down and scrubbed up her 272-pound pig Maggie Sue. The Rock Ridge …
LOCAL NEWS
‘I believe it is art:’ Brewmasters mural faces judgment, regulation

Free The recent controversy surrounding a colorful mural on the side of Brewmasters went through the first stage of the appeals process Wednesday. Attorneys Will Farris and Rhyan Breen joined Brewmasters owner Morkos Youssef and mural artist Dave Matthews to meet with Wilson Chief Planning and Development Officer Rodger Lentz, city enforcement officer Kevin Medeiros and city attorney …

Teenagers face charges in January shooting

Free Two teens face multiple charges combined in connection to a January shooting that left another teen injured. Wilson police recently arrested Raeshawn Lavender, 19, and Jasmine Pitt, 18, in the case. Pitt is charged with assault with …

COLUMN

GOP abandons support for home rule

RALEIGH — Let’s look back six years to the beginning of this Republican legislative era and ask: Has the GOP done what we, or at least I, expected? On tax changes: Yes. They returned the sales tax to 6.75 percent, flattened the …

LIFE

Solutions sought for opioid crisis

NASHVILLE — Attorney General Josh Stein said Tuesday that the opioid crisis is “leaving a trail of death and misery” all across the state. Stein was in Nashville to hold a roundtable on the opioid crisis and hear about that …

School sports
Lady Falcons turn back Cleveland, 8-4

Lady Falcons turn back Cleveland, 8-4 PIKEVILLE — Trailing 3-1, the Charles B. Aycock High varsity softball team r allied for three runs in bottom of the fourth inning and then plated four more runs in the fifth en route to an 8-4 …

CBA boys win ECC meet at New Bern

Southern Nash cards 185 in 9-hole test

Ladybirds lose 5th straight

Firebirds triumphant in Big East meet

Community sports
Off to the Everglades

There is an Ansel Adams exhibit in Raleigh. If you are unfamiliar with Adams, he is as much responsible for the growth of awareness of the national park system during its inception as anyone. His photography is considered one of America’s …

A man for all seasons

What’s in my bag?

The Trotters are coming!

Jeffers to host Power Basketball Evaluation Camp at Greenfield

CHURCH NEWS
Church news for the week of March 25

Unitarian — Rocky Mount Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will have service 10 a.m. Sunday. First Apostolic — Bailey First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school 10 a.m. and evening worship 6 with the Rev. Preston Taylor as …

Church news for the week of March 18

Church news for the week of March 11

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EDUCATION

Program aims to help girls be successful

The administrative staff at Daniels Learning Center selected eight girls from the student body to participate in a new program called Her PRIDE, an acronym for Positivity, Respect, Intelligence, Determination and Excellence. The program was …