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Habitual felon sentenced on heroin charge

A Wilson man will spend several years behind bars in connection to drug charges. On Tuesday, Demetrius McMillian, 33, pleaded guilty to the delivery of heroin with a habitual felon enhancement in …

Cemetery access prompts concern

ELM CITY — When Marie Knight brought her daughter to see her great-grandmother’s grave, she was disappointed to find a heavy chain across the access road leading to the cemetery. Knight, a …

Toisnot rural fire district’s insurance rating improves

ELM CITY — Residents likely will see lower home insurance rates in November due to improvements through the Toisnot Rural Fire Department. Fire Chief Linwood Jones said the 23 members of the …

Wilson County DSS earns award for parenting program

The Wilson County Department of Social Services has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. The awards honor innovative, effective county government …
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WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Clear skies and drier air for Wilson this week

Clear skies should be ahead for Wilson County this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by ENCWheels.com. A static trough …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
Tom Ellis, pioneer of hard-nosed U.S. politics, dies at 97

RALEIGH (AP) — A storied conservative political operative and central adviser to former Republican U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms has died. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle said Friday that …

Protecting Confederate statue costing UNC $390,000 a year

Deputies seize 30-plus dogs after finding 8 dead in home

Gov. Cooper announces $7 million for workforce training

NATION & WORLD NEWS
12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 U.S. elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications …

U.S. special counsel unmasks long-hidden hackers

Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

Shouting, insults as FBI agent Strzok faces angry Republicans

Supreme Court: States can't force crisis pregnancy centers to give abortion information

FUN STUFF
COLUMN

Lucama veteran shared Army post with Elvis

Lucama resident Norwood Ivey, 80, served in the United States Army from 1958 through 1961 and although he has never considered it a big deal, he had what some might consider a temporary brush with …

LIFE
Fike pulls away from Wilson Christian, 7-2

For 40 minutes Tuesday night, the specter of an upset loomed over the opening of a 2018 Rotary Cup that will not declare a champion. Wilson Christian pulled in a late first-half equalizer to level …

SPORTS
College Sports
Marlins sweep HiToms to win their first Petitt Cup

MOREHEAD CITY — Craig Lewis smashed a two-run triple in the bottom of the second inning to put the Morehead City Marlins ahead to stay and send the club to its first Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup …

It’s wait ‘til next year again for Tobs

Bulldogs to visit Clemson for preseason exhibition game Nov. 1

Sunny skies again for Tobs

Former Firebird Deans ready for next step as wide receiver

Community sports
Last round at the Valley

Saturday, August 11, 2018 — a sad, sad day at Happy Valley. After 56 years, golf operations at Happy Valley Country Club ceased Saturday. With speculation and rumors circulating since the …

Closing of club triggers emotions, memories

Last Cup for the Valley

Players sought for US Adult Baseball 25-Over World Series in Myrtle Beach

Little golfer, big impression

Schools
Wilson County Schools hires 10 teachers; 24 resign
Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list showing employees who have been hired, retired, or … Read More
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