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CHAPEL HILL (AP) — A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as … more
Wilson County could be in for an early taste of fall if a cold front completes its expected travel to the Carolina coastline on Wednesday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The … more
The Wilson Housing Authority’s E.B. Jordan Homes community threw a Back 2 School Bash last week for the area’s children before the start of public schools Aug. 27. The event attracted more than … more
Senior Morgan Lee has been to the Welcome Back Barton event every year she has been Barton College. The nursing student from Henderson was one of hundreds who crowded into Kennedy Recreation and … more
A student from Wilson has received a scholarship for demonstrating a commitment to building a stronger community. Demetrius Cox is one of 23 students from across the country who received $500 … more
ELM CITY — A national retailer has put a formerly vacant building back on the tax roll and added a few jobs to a small Wilson County town. Advance Auto Parts recently opened a small distribution … more
GOLDSBORO — Three people face attempted murder charges after sheriff’s deputies say the trio shot a man Monday during an attempted robbery in rural Wayne County. Authorities found Alphonso … more
Around 100 community members weren’t afraid to get dirty Saturday during a service project at Margaret Hearne Elementary School. “The biggest win was getting out there and doing something for … more
Jeremy Kirby, a new fifth-grade science teacher at Jones Elementary School, knows the impact teachers can have on their students. Kirby points to the influence two teachers had on him as a student … more
A Wilson resident who’s a veteran of North Carolina’s community corrections system has been named to the N.C. Inmate Grievance Resolution Board. Gov. Roy Cooper announced Phyllis Leary’s … more
FOUR OAKS — The sounds of artillery and musket fire will once again ring out at the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The annual summer artillery living history program will be held from … more
Khloe Phillips could barely contain her excitement when she stepped up to a table stacked with book bags. And it didn’t take the 5-year-old long before she spotted the perfect one. “This is … more
Jah’Keira Dupree opened up her brand new turquoise book bag to show off the school supplies inside. “Look at my book bag,” the 5-year-old said with excitement. N.C. Love in Action on … more
Wilson County could be in for weekend thunderstorms — but where and when depends on where a trough settles, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast … more
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