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Court: 1 theft equals 1 larceny charge

A Wilson man will see his prison sentence reduced after the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned eight of his nine felony larceny convictions stemming from a January 2015 home break-in. A three-judge …

High-tech summer learning: Wilson County Schools technology camps feature engineering, augmented reality

Kennedy Graves firmly held the point of a compass and etched a perfect circle on a Styrofoam plate. “You have to try to be accurate. If you’re not, then you can try again,” said the …

County on pace to sell home health agency

Officials are one step closer to the sale of Wilson County’s nearly 50-year-old home health agency. On May 30, commissioners voted unanimously to draft a contract for sale to In-Home …

Man charged with molesting 2 girls

GOLDSBORO — A Wayne County man was arrested Friday on charges of sexually assaulting two girls. Terry Douglas Brake, 59, of Wesley Drive northeast of Goldsboro, faces two counts of taking …
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Weathercast: Heat, humidity to increase with weekend wind shift

Wilson County should see a pleasant, sunny Saturday before the humidity and heat begin ratcheting up Sunday and into the workweek, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times …

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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

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COLUMN

With Kavanaugh, Trump buys survival insurance

Feel free to tell yourself that Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court because the guy went to Yale (Trump reportedly loves Ivy League creds) or because the guy has been thoroughly …

LIFE
Our Towns: Lamm’s station the oldest business in Sims

Billy Lamm is a two-tire-gauges-in-the-pocket kind of guy. Lamm, 82, has been looking after automobiles at Lamm’s Service Station in Sims since he was 21. “I started here in 1956. My full …

SPORTS
College Sports
Tobs match last season’s win total, stay atop North with 7-3 win over Sharks

Christmas in July, eh! In temperatures of approximately 90 degrees, with Wilson Tobs players wearing their holiday jerseys, the bases painted red and green, general manager Mike Bell running …

Tobs win streak ends at 7 in extra innings

Tobs make it 7 straight wins with sweep of Mustangs

Tobs look to continue surge in 2nd half of CPL season

National wins CPL All-Star Game

Community sports
NC Little League State Tournament Glance

Ages 9-11 State Tournament Glance All games played at Southern Bank Stadium, Gillette Baseball Complex.   FIRST ROUND Saturday Game 1: Greenville Tar Heel 19, McDowell County …

Area Calendar, July 16-17

Wilson not fazed by ruling in third

Post 13 takes series from Wayne County, wins finale 12-10

American Legion playoffs heating up

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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