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Fun at the fly-in
Crowds of people headed out to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s fly-in event Saturday, including 10-year-old Trevor Shearer. "I love planes, and I wanted to fly in the helicopter ...



New era begins for ministry to fight hunger
A new Community Soup Kitchen of Wilson County is on the horizon. This past week, leaders, volunteers and community residents gathered at 307 Railroad St. for the ground breaking ceremony where the fut ...



Civil War medicine focus of lecture
Barton College will welcome historian Margaret Humphreys, Josiah Charles Trent professor in the History of Medicine and professor of history at Duke University, as the featured speaker for the upcomin ...



Chamber accepting nominations for leaders
The Wilson Chamber of Commerce is in the process of selecting future board members and officers for the upcoming year. Christy Proctor, Chick-fil-A owner, will serve as the chamber’s chairwom ...



FREE No charges filed in brother's death
Authorities say a 50-year-old man was shot and killed by his sister after he allegedly tried to harm their 85-year-old father Friday. Wayne County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a domestic di ...



20+ agencies unite for unique health fair
Multiples agencies and volunteers have banded together for the first-ever Wilson Area Health Fair, which will provide free health services for the Wilson community this week. The unprecedented one ...



Duke LifePoint vies for ENC hospital
Duke LifePoint appears to be one of two finalists to form an affiliation or ownership agreement with nearby Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston as the company that purchased a majority stake in W ilso ...



FREE Panera Bread confirms plans for Wilson location
Panera Bread is planned to open next year in the Heritage Crossing shopping center, a company official confirmed Friday. “This location is targeted to open next summer,” said Mandy Burn ...



Wreck flips car, injures man
A single-car wreck along the 8000 block of N.C. 222 outside Saratoga injured a man late Thursday afternoon. Troopers said the man was coming around a curb and went off the road to the right, corre ...



FREE FLEDGLING AUTHOR FLYING HIGH
A poem that has inspired generations of aviators since it was written in 1941 sent Ray Haas on a journey of research, discovery and reflection. The Wilson resident’s 24-year odyssey culminated ...



Argument over past debt leads to assault charge
A woman faces an assault charge after police say she threatened to shoot another woman over a past debt. On Thursday, Wilson police responded to a disturbance call on the 300 block of Carroll Stre ...



County's poverty rate at 19 percent
In the coming weeks, Gary Farmer will canvass the city and county to take inventory of community gardens. Farmer, a member of the Wilson Food Network, said once he finds out where they are, he hopes t ...



Community Briefs
Church to hold bullying workshop today Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 301 S., Elm City, will host a workshop on bullying with Dr. Katrina Sweet today at 10 a.m., followed by a commun ...



School safety work results in state award
Wilson County Schools and Wilson County Emergency Management have received the Director’s Award from North Carolina Emergency Management. Representatives from the school district, city of Wil ...



Additional whirligigs going up at park
Work is underway at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park as crews prepare to add several whirligigs before this year’s Whirligig Festival in November. Concrete footings for seven whirligigs h ...



Jones brings love of numbers to work at WCC
Jessica Jones is coming to the end of her reign as the Staff Person of the year for Wilson Community College. She works behind the scenes as controller for the college and deals with state and fede ...



FREE AG TARGETS SCAMS, UTILITY RATES
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper told Wilson business leaders he will continue to fight against unreasonable electric rates, identity theft and a variety of scams targeting seniors and the general pub ...



Have coffee with a cop in Rocky Mount
On Monday, officers from the Rocky Mount Police Department and community members will come together to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. The event begins at 8 a.m. at ...



Community Briefs
Stancil family reunion The reunion for descendants of John Thomas Stancil and Delaney Catherine Sasser will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Moose Club, 2705 Forest ...



More than 40 teachers join school district
Each month, the Wilson County Board of Education releases its personnel list, which shows employees who have been hired, retired or resigned from the system during the past month, because school admin ...



FREE Wilson gets star treatment as celebrity hair stylist visits
Wilson was given the star treatment Thursday. Sylists at Fringe Salon in Brentwood Shopping Center got a daylong lesson from Nick Arrojo, hair stylist from “What Not to Wear” television ...



Spousal abuse takes center stage in new play
A play, “The Power of Forgiveness,” will show some very real scenarios related to spousal abuse on stage Saturday at Beddingfield High School in the auditorium. It is an original work, ...



DSS: Child safety the goal
Child welfare officials in Wilson County say their goal isn’t to take children from their homes. It’s to ensure their long-term safety. The mother of the 3-year-old who was severely in ...



City expanding traffic control
The Wilson Police Department will expand its traffic division following a decision by the Wilson City Council to accept grants for new officers, police cruisers and motorcycles. The vote was taken ...



ECU police investigate profane, anti-Semitic message
East Carolina University Police are investigating a report of a profane, anti-Semitic message scrawled on a bathroom wall in a residence hall. A resident adviser on Sept. 6 reported that the wordin ...




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