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Hunt High School Junior ROTC members Cadet Lt. Col. Chase Denton, left, and Senior Airman Isabella Casillas prepare to raise the new colors at Monday's Veterans Day program.

Honoring those who serve: ‘We must do more for our war veterans’

Hundreds gathered Monday to honor and remember those who have served their country. The annual Veterans Day ceremony, held at the Wilson County Courthouse, brought families, friends and neighbors …
Blake and Claudia Rhudy staff an informational booth at Wilson Community Church earlier this year to recruit members for the church's new Cancer Care Ministry. The couple and nine others are completing an eight-week training program to provide support for cancer patients and caregivers.

Christ at heart of cancer ministry

A cancer diagnosis is devastating, but a group of Wilsonians is coming together to provide support and guidance. “Honestly, we didn’t have no support at the beginning. We had prayer and our …
The Rev. Maurice Barnes, left, and historical blogger Lisa Henderson, right, joined Wilson high school students for a windshield tour of African American history in Wilson. Pictured are some of the students who participated. From left are Barnes, Michael Thomas, Jaden Spruill and Christopher Richardson, all Hunt High School students, and Henderson.

Windshield tour a reminder of Wilson’s past

Wilson teens from three high schools took windshield tours of places in African American history recently. “In Our Backyard: Black Genius and the Quest for Racial Equity” is a youth …
Barton College football player Jordan White was photographed by Olivier Metzger while he was in Wilson.

Spotlights to street lamps: Lensman takes break from stars to shoot Wilson

Photographer Olivier Metzger is known for his portraits of some of the most famous people in the world. According to Jerome De Perlinghi, creative director for the Eyes on Main Street Outdoor …
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Political Notebook: Cooper vetoes ‘paltry’ teacher pay raises

In a showdown likely to be spun by both sides in the 2020 gubernatorial race, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed the Republican-led General Assembly’s teacher pay raise plan Friday, saying the …
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Weathercast: Blast of arctic air brings season's coldest temps

An unusually large dip in the jet stream will allow a blast of arctic air to sink well into the southern United States Tuesday, bringing the Wilson Times area its coldest temperatures of the …

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Kenly seeks permission to clean canals, curb flooding

KENLY — Town officials say they’re willing to clean canals and ditches on homeowners’ property to reduce residential flooding. But first, Kenly needs residents to sign on the dotted line by …

Neuse Charter School director steps down

Police seek suspect in Thursday killing

Driver wanted in deadly crash

Man faces murder charge in fatal shooting

K-9 Diesel retires from Smithfield police

THE ENTERPRISE
Police: Teen stole BMW from mechanic’s lot

SPRING HOPE — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with stealing a car from Denton’s Garage early Thursday. A caller notified the Spring Hope Police Department of suspicious activity at the …

Pumpkin shatters size record

Communities fight hunger with mini-food pantries

Dinner planned to salute first responders

Spring Hope seeks repairs to reopen well

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COLUMN
Text messaging as manslaughter? Modernized witch trials

In July 2014, 18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Fairhaven, Massachusetts by pumping carbon monoxide into the cab of his truck. In a bench trial, a judge convicted Roy’s 17-year-old …

LIFE
First impressions key in job interviews

Students at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education learned how to put their best foot forward when it comes to looking for a career. About 15 representatives from areas companies went …

SPORTS
College Sports
Barton swim teams split with Catawba

SALISBURY — Buoyed by a win in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the Barton College men’s swimming team came away with a dual meet victory Saturday by topping host Catawba by a 131.1-124.5 …

Lady Bulldogs reach CC semifinals with 5-0 rout of Emmanuel

Barton ousted by Limestone in Conference Carolinas tourney opener

Barton gets sweep of Mount Olive

BC women rout Augusta 77-33 in opener

School Sports
WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘06 Explosion finishes Piedmont Conference play with 2 wins

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘06 Explosion finished its second season in the U.S. Youth Soccer National League Piedmont Conference’s U14 Girls Premier …

AREA GOLF BRIEFS: Wilkinson, Rhyne, McGuire lead WLL finals field

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘03 Explosion earns spot in Kepner Cup

Deer can be deadly

Hot seat not a problem for Tillman

Schools
School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash Counties
monday Holiday Tuesday Breakfast: Sweet potato roll, fruit juice and peach cup. Lunch: Tex Mex mac and cheese or corn dog … Read More
Greenfield helps Ocracoke relief
Upper school Student Government Association from Greenfield School hosted a Haunted Trail Oct. 25 and 26. Funds raised in the amount … Read More
Students get in character for Halloween parade
All across Wilson County, students took their costumes to school for Halloween Thursday. At Lee Woodard Elementary School, most of … Read More
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