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FREE Meet the Tobs: Braden Bristo
Pitcher Braden Bristo has been one of the mainstays on the mound for the Wilson Tobs this season. The right-hander from Monroe, Louisiana, has appeared in 14 games as a starter, middle reliever or clo ...



Children selling lemonade for backpack project
Sunday afternoon is a good time for a treat. If you head over to 1002 Tiffany Drive, located behind Farmington Heights Church, you’ll find a whole bunch of children from First Baptist Church sel ...



Community Briefs
Frederick Douglass reunion weekend The Frederick Douglass reunion weekend is scheduled for Aug. 9-10, beginning with a basketball game on Friday, 6 p.m., at Elm City Middle School; and Saturday, 10 ...



Forum to focus on preventing sexual assault
Wilson leaders are preparing for a public forum event aimed to educate the public about sexual assault and how the community can get involved in preventing it. The Wilson County Coordinated Commun ...



Survey: Economic setbacks threaten child health
While North Carolina has made some long-term gains, setbacks in family economic security threatens to undermine their overall well-being, according to the KIDS Count Data Book, a nationwide report rel ...



FREE A MOTHER SAYS GOODBYE: Young victim gives hope to others through organ donation
Family and friends sat quietly in the intensive care unit at Vidant’s Children’s Hospital late Friday afternoon, surrounding 7-year-old Kamari Jones, who remained on a ventilator. Kamari ...



Child fatality group escapes elimination
The state’s Child Fatality Task Force dodged elimination in the North Carolina House Friday after the provision was tucked into a unrelated bill, catching child advocates off guard. The prov ...



Wilson man accused of armed robbery
A man was arrested this week and charged in an alleged armed robbery following an incident on the 1300 block of Ward Boulevard. John E. Jones, 42, of 1227 Robert Road, was charged with robbery with ...



Adams Carpet One buys Ace location
Plans are under way for Adams Carpet One to open at a new location in the former Ace Landscape Source building on Nash Street. The Ace hardware store, which closed in 2011, has been purchased by th ...



FREE Update: Investigators hope public will aid in investigation after 7-year-old boy killed
Investigators didn’t reveal a lot of new information after the Wednesday killing of a 7-year-old boy after bullets struck a home on Parkview Street. No one else was injured as gunfire erupted ou ...



FREE Wilson petitions FCC to strike broadband law
City of Wilson leaders filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission asking for the overturn of a state law that restricts the expansion of the city’s broadband network, Greenlight ...



Deadline nears for Farm Service noms
The deadline is approaching for the Wilson County Farm Service Agency Committee Nominations. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers can nominate themselves or a candidate of their choice t ...



FREE Wilson man charged with murder in prison 'fight'
Police say a brief prison encounter between two short-timers ended one inmate’s life and could mean a lifetime of trouble for the other. Neither Terry Houser of Lincoln County nor Christopher ...



Jeep and motorcycle ride helps Owens family
Jeep and motorcycle riders will hold a fundraiser for the family of the late Kristen Owens Saturday. The ride will start at 11:30 a.m. from the grassy lot between Bojangles and Burger King on U.S. ...




Bridge winners Wilson Duplicate Bridge Club winners July 15, north/ south, were Lynda Land and Ann Ipock, first; Bill Hogg and Valerie Hogg, second; Joyce Lamm and John Gresham, third; and Glenda W ...



Community Briefs
Eric Strickland and the B Sides play Saturday Erick Strickland and the B Sides band will play Saturday, 8 p.m., at The Red Barn, 7276 Springfield School Road, Lucama. Admission is $7. Food givea ...



FREE 'SENSELESS DEATH' - 7-year-old's killing devastates family; police hope public will aid in investigation
A 7-year-old was playing video games in his bedroom when gunshots blasted into his home, fatally wounding him, family members told The Wilson Times the day he died. "I don’t know if it w ...



Donations urged as Red Cross faces blood shortage
American Red Cross officials say they are facing a looming blood shortage and have called on the public for help. Donations are down 8 percent over the last couple of months across the country, accord ...



FREE Duke Energy, NCEMPA deal imminent?
The potential sale of N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency electric generation assets to Duke Energy Progress could be announced soon. Graham Edwards, chief executive officer of ElectriCities, said ...



Beverly Boyette, Fitch seek school board seats
There are four seats up for grabs on the Wilson County Board of Education this year – districts 1, 3, 5 and 7. So far, two people have filed to run for office in the nonpartisan race. Incu ...



Caution tape added outside abandoned motel property
Yellow caution tape has been stretched across the front of an abandoned motel on U.S. 301 where a swimming pool remains open to public access. Charles Taylor, a Wilson senior code enforcement office ...



FREE 7-year-old killed after gunman shoots into home
At least one gunman shot into a home and seriously wounded a 7-year-old Wilson child on the 400 block of Parkview Street near Starmount Circle. The child later died as a result of his injury, sai ...



FREE Inmate in Wayne County dies after fight
An inmate from Lincoln County who was serving only a four-month prison sentence on a minor charge has died after being involved in a fight with another inmate. Terry Wilford Houser, 58, died 10:30 a ...



FREE Police, firefighters agree to softball duel for charity
There’s a little "smack talk” going on prior to Sunday’s softball showdown between Wilson Police and Wilson Fire/Rescue Services. But it’s for a good cause. The event r ...



FREE Shooting suspect arrested after falling through ceiling
A man wanted for shooting a Wilson man was arrested by U.S. Marshals and Rocky Mount police after trying to escape capture through an attic only to end up falling through the ceiling into another pers ...




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