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Suspect charged with shooting man in face

A Wilson man faces an attempted murder charge after police say he shot another man in the face. On May 18, police responded to a 11:27 p.m. call to the 600 block of Minchew Street regarding a …
The Wilson County Animal Shelter has failed a state inspection conducted by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Animal Welfare Section.

Animal shelter fails state inspection

The Wilson County Animal Shelter has failed a state inspection for a range of issues cited in a scathing report by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Animal Welfare Section. …
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 Vice President Becky Rose, left, and Miss Wilson Jerenae Raeford place a wreath in front of the city council dais in memory of fallen veterans during the 2018 Memorial Day service.

Mathis to deliver Memorial Day message

A Marine Corps veteran from Wilson who was injured in Afghanistan will serve as keynote speaker for the Wilson Committee on Patriotism’s Memorial Day service on Monday. Lance Cpl. Duncan Mathis …
Volunteers from BB&T build 18 raised gardens for Seeds of Hope Wilson near Vick Elementary School on Tuesday. Drew C. Wilson | Times

Seeds of Hope plants garden

With helping hands from BB&T Lighthouse Project volunteers and enthusiasm from local residents and Vick Elementary School volunteers, the Seeds of Hope Teaching and Community Garden is taking …
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Weathercast: Mid-90s add summer-like sizzle to Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend in eastern North Carolina will feel more like the Fourth of July, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this Friday through Tuesday edition of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you …

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Ham & Yam Festival to celebrate 35 years

SMITHFIELD — Saturday’s 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival stands out among other community festivals because of its food. “When some of our food vendors started talking about the ham and …

Selma oil tanker crash under investigation

Selma museum seeks a new home

Livestock show, sale honors young and old

Corinth Holders High to see $5.8M expansion

Kenly native to present dental research

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Workers’ memorial honors Middlesex’s Bachmann

Workers, labor and faith leaders and family members gathered Friday morning on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Raleigh for an annual interfaith Workers’ Memorial Day service to ring a bell …

School board passes $147M budget

Bailey police hold first open house

Bailey’s Bland named top teacher

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State ranks high in college funding

North Carolina appropriates less taxpayer money to state colleges and universities in real terms than it did before the onset of the Great Recession. Tuition has risen markedly and now accounts for a …

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