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Bone marrow drive Saturday at Barton College
Barton College student Roslyn Rogers has organized a bone marrow drive for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Senate Room of Hamlin Student Center on the college campus. The drive is open to the p ...



As police investigate, calls detail chaotic scene
Greensboro police are still pursuing leads in the shooting death of Beddingfield High School graduate Dorian Edwards, a 19-year-old North Carolina A&T State University student killed after a fight ...



Boys and Girls Club lands Buffalo Wild Wings' grant
The Boys and Girls Club of Wilson was awarded a $3,000 grant from Buffalo Wild Wings this year for its annual All Star Football program. The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club program runs from July u ...



Boyette wants to move school district forward
Beverly Boyette sees the value of a strong public school system. And she wants to use her years and experience in education to help promote a strong school system here in Wilson County by serving on t ...



Superintendent receives raise
Wilson County Schools Superintendent Sean Bulson and three of his administrators have each received 5 percent pay hikes. The Wilson County Board of Education voted 6 to 1 to approve the raises. Chr ...



Chamber hosting education discussion
The Wilson Chamber of Commerce Eggs and Issues public policy event will offer insight into education in Wilson County on Thursday, officials said. Guest speakers Sean Bulson, Wilson County Schools ...



New Connect group plans youth fair
Planning is in the works for a spring youth fair in an effort to better connect area teens to a host of opportunities and activities in the Wilson area. A newly formed group — Connect — ...



Man charged after leading deputies in chase
A Wilson man faces multiple charges after he led sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase, almost lost control of his car and continued to flee before he was found in Edgecombe County, officials ...



K-9 TRIALS TAKE CENTER STAGE
As the crowd waited patiently, barking could be heard in the distance. When the 100 handlers and their dogs finally approached the field at Fleming Stadium, many stared with wonder. “It̵ ...



1,340 vote on first day of Early Voting
Shirley Harris headed over to the Wilson County Board of Elections after work Thursday to cast her vote early in November general election races. Early voting is convenient, it helps avoid the rush ...



Gardner meets with animal advocates, offers plan
Around 60 Wilson County animal advocates met with Wilson sheriff’s candidate Joey Gardner to talk with him about what he would do about the animal shelter, spay and neutering, the gas chamber an ...



MOTHER DIES IN WRECK
A single-vehicle wreck Tuesday on Hornes Church Road in Wilson County claimed the life of a mother and hospitalized two children. The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating what caused the tragic 6:0 ...



Judicial candidates visit Wilson
Four candidates for the state’s highest courts spent time in Wilson Tuesday as part of a multi-county campaign tour. Participating in the tour were Superior Court Judge Eric Levinson, Bob Hun ...



Lee project reaches milestone
Wilson Community College is now free to grow, officials said Wednesday. Ownership of the former Lee Motor Company property on U.S. 301 has been transferred to the Wilson Community College Foundation ...



FREE Fitch focused on helping children
Christine Fitch is in her 25th year serving on the Wilson County Board of Education. And she’s seeking another four-year term representing the voters of District 3. For Fitch, who is running u ...



FREE Judge denies Finch's bid for freedom
A judge denied a motion of appropriate relief in the 1976 murder conviction of Charles Ray Finch, who has spent nearly four decades in prison for a killing he always maintains he didn’t commit. ...



FREE Wreck kills mother, injures two children; infant unharmed
A single-vehicle wreck Tuesday on Hornes Church Road in Wilson County claimed the life of a mother and hospitalized two children. The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating what caused the tragic, 6:0 ...



FREE Teen in stable condition after Saturday shooting
A 16-year-old who was shot in an incident Saturday that shut down U.S. 301 for several hours was listed in stable condition Tuesday, according to police. Authorities are still investigating the shooti ...



Area winemakers win at State Fair
Hinnant Family Vineyards of Pine Level in Johnston County won top honors in the annual N.C. State Fair Wine competition with Carolina Wildflower, its semi-sweet wine made from muscadine grapes grown i ...



Area children win at state fair
The N.C. Born and Bred champion barrow selected during the Junior Livestock Sale of Champions at the N.C. State Fair was shown by Ben Scott, 12, of Lucama. Ben’s barrow sold for $11,000 to Sm ...



Imagination Station has Halloween party, movies this weekend
Imagination Station will host a Halloween party and a costume contest Friday starting at 3 p.m. For this free and fun event, the museum will have some science- and Halloween-related crafts and snac ...



FREE Lindsey touts experience in school board race
Eunice Lindsey wants to serve another term on the Wilson County Board of Education because she feels like there’s still work to be done. "It’s very important to me we advance for t ...



Barton holding homecoming
Barton College is holding its annual homecoming this weekend with events starting Friday with the Bulldog Superball golf tournament at the Wilson Country Club and concluding Sunday with the annual alu ...



Community Briefs
Scholarship fundraiser Friday Speight High School Alumni Association is sponsoring their first scholarship fundraiser yard sale Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Darden Alumni Center parking lot, 16 ...



Man hit by train in critical condition
Police say a man struck by a train and suffered from a serious head injury is still in critical condition. On Sunday, Wilson police responded to a pedestrian who was struck by a train at the intersect ...




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