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Wilson PD recognized for best practices

The Wilson Police Department has been an accredited agency since 1987, but officials took it a step further by attaining the gold standard. “Gold standard is the highest we could apply for as a …

Top shot heads to nationals: 4-H'er trained for years with father

Cody Miller has been shooting competitively with his father Jim Miller for nearly nine years. All that hard work has resulted in Cody qualifying to compete in the 4-H Shooting Sports National …

Reentry council streamlining process for ex-offenders

A state official told the NEW Reentry Council that it needed to streamline its processes to achieve its goal of helping people gain self-sufficiency upon reentering society after a period of …
WEATHERCAST

Weathercast: Skies drying out, but what about Memorial Day weekend?

Afternoon showers should give way to clear skies later this week, but Memorial Day weekend's forecast is still up in the air, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times …

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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS
North Carolina veteran surprised by long-lost military records

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Bobby Ivey didn't quite know what to make of the rolled sheets of paper - tied off with a small ribbon - that were thrust into his hand one recent Friday morning. Ivey, …

Greene, Wayne, Lenoir farmer charged with crop insurance fraud

Travel ban prevents Somali woman, children from reuniting with mother in Raleigh

N.C. judicial redistricting, selection discussions resume

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COLUMN

Republicans aren’t fated to fade

RALEIGH — For years, Democrats have consoled themselves after losing elections in North Carolina or elsewhere by insisting that demographic trends were still moving inexorably in their direction …

LIFE
Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

WASHINGTON — Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in 30 years, a trend that could weigh on economic growth in the coming decades. The Center for Disease Control and …

SPORTS
College Sports
The boys are almost back

The Wilson Tobs’ Coastal Plain League opener is still two weeks away but the summer collegiate baseball team will play a pair of exhibition games in Fleming Stadium before launching CPL play at …

Saintsing headlines Barton Athletic Hall of Fame’s class of 2018

BC’s Russell picked to compete in Div. II track championship

Dwanya swats 2 in ECU win

Smith, Frazier earn top honors at Campbell, WCU

Community sports
Matthews-Carroll crowned WCC Ladies Member-Guest champion

Lisa Matthews, the reigning women’s champion, teamed with guest Penny Carroll to card low gross in the annual Ladies Member-Guest Tournament at Wilson Country Club this week. Matthews-Carroll …

McKeel-Jones duo captures WCC Member Invitational

Reason wins NCSUSBCA youth title

Golden Circle Golf Champions

NC Baseball Museum Celebrity Golf Tournament is set for May 23

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