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Juvenile injustice topic of Thursday seminar

The NAACP’s Wilson branch is continuing its public policy events focused on the impact of incarceration on communities, families and children. On Thursday, the group will host a free, 6:30 p.m. …

Wilson City Council approves incentives for 348 new jobs

While the Wilson City Council meeting was widely attended Thursday, officials worked through the agenda quickly without public comment about several incentive packages or planned development. The …
Mateo Bacas, a first grader at Vick Elementary School, works on his second draft of a report about Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday.

Students learn legacy of civil rights

Students at Vick Elementary School and other Wilson County public schools are learning about Martin Luther King Jr. The iconic civil rights leader is honored with a federal holiday Monday for his …
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Wilson County receives $174K for safe schools

Cpl. Scott Drew of the Wilson County Sheriff's Office has been Fike High's school resource officer for nine years. A part-time SRO will soon be shared between Barnes, Hearne and Vick elementary schools.
Wilson County Schools has received $174,066 in Safe Schools grants in from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Superintendent Lane Mills detailed the funding during Monday’s Wilson …
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Weathercast: Cold front brings chilly days, subfreezing nights

Winter hasn't bypassed The Wilson Times' area after all. A large dip in the jet stream well south and east of its recent pattern will push through a cold front late Saturday and bring much colder …

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Police make arrest in rape

Smithfield police have charged an employee of an assisted-living center with sexually assaulting a female resident. Just before 3 a.m. on Dec. 19, police were called to Brookdale Senior Living at …

School board chairman responds to allegations

This cat was in a can, not a hat

2019 brought jobs, investment to Johnston

She waited two years for her first assignment. The result was ‘magic’

Johnston schools respond to racist posts

THE ENTERPRISE
Commissioners, sheriff at odds over jail woes

NASHVILLE — Nash County commissioners have responded to the state’s depopulation of the Nash County Detention Center with a mixture of dismay, embarrassment and a strong vow to fix all the …

Deputies: Man injured in Christmas Eve shooting

New police chiefs take reins in 2019

Jail, school woes top county news in 2019

Middlesex sees big growth in 2019

Bailey town board focused on moving forward in 2019

FUN STUFF
COLUMN
Justice for maligned Covington Catholic student after defamation lawsuit

This week, thousands of pro-life teenagers will converge on the nation’s capital to rally in support of the unborn at the 47th annual March for Life. Unfortunately, many people are uncomfortable …

LIFE
Grant to fund schools' purchase of new kilns

Wilson County Schools has been awarded a $10,000 Wells Fargo Blue Bell Foundation grant to replace art kilns in district schools. “When I got the news that we were getting new kilns, I thought …

SPORTS
College Sports
Tham-Morrobel, Lady Bulldogs work past Converse for 4th straight win

The Barton College women’s basketball team counts upon Jami Tham-Morrobel, a 5-foot-11 sophomore, to play hard and to play steady. That’s her signature. Furthermore, Tham-Morrobel was …

Bulldogs return to win column, clip Crusaders 77-72

BC women put it all together in second half vs. NGU

Barton teams back at Wilson Gym to face NGU in twinbill

Bulldogs falter in OT versus Bobcats

School Sports
USA Baseball’s Gaski headlines 45th Hot Stove banquet

For more than 30 years, his involvement with USA Baseball has taken Mike Gaski to various places around the world. On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Gaski will visit Wilson as the featured speaker of the 45th …

An influx of bird visitors

ENCAOA seeking baseball, softball officials, to hold clinics

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

A year full of memories: Plenty of moments, people on area sports scene in 2019

Schools
Honing knife skills
Junior Mikayla Billups practices her knife skills on a potato as part of the food and nutrition class at Wilson Christian Academy. … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
Monday Holiday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry bagel bar, fruit juice and peach cup. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll or mac … Read More
Breakfast essential to better learning: Schools begin free morning menu offerings
It was breakfast on wheels Wednesday at Hunt High School as child nutritionists Phyllis Horne and Stanley Best pushed a food-filled … Read More
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