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Wilson police officers respond to a shooting outside Harris Teeter on Monday night. Police say a person sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Victim identified in Monday evening shooting

Wilson police have identified a shooting victim found in the Harris Teeter parking lot Monday evening.  Twenty-year-old Izaya Izyme Zion Hinton of Gardner is listed in critical condition at …

Hunt principal says threat 'has been handled'

The following message was sent to Hunt High School parents ths morning about a threat made against the school Monday night: Good morning parents, this is Eddie Doll. I apologize for the early …
Wilson police officers respond to a shooting outside Harris Teeter on Monday night. Police say a person sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Police investigate shooting outside Harris Teeter

Wilson police say a shooting victim found in the Harris Teeter parking lot Monday evening has been rushed to a hospital. Officers were dispatched to a 7:30 p.m. shots-fired call at the 3401 …
Barbara Hooker holds up her favorite picture of her husband, Earl Hooker, and their three children from years ago. Her husband's body was found in a field near Elm City. He had been shot and killed.

Grieving wife remembers ‘love of my life’: Man charged in Earl Hooker’s death

As Barbara Hooker sifted through old photographs, she stumbled across her favorite one. The photograph showed her husband, Earl, at a much younger age holding his son while his two daughters sat …
Chailee Swaner-Augustin, left, and Dillon Harris, both 10th graders at the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology, establish coordinates for a computer numerical control mill to etch the correct shape from a wax block during advanced manufacturing coursework on Monday.

Wilson Academy of Applied Technology gets $20M: Funding will build new high school

The Wilson Academy of Applied Technology is building a new high school at Wilson Community College’s Lee Technology Center. Wilson County Schools was informed Friday in a letter from State …
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Political Notebook: Cooper chastises GOP leaders on teacher pay; AG Stein confronts phone scammer

Gov. Roy Cooper sent a letter Friday to Republican legislative leaders urging them to stay in Raleigh and negotiate teacher pay. Currently, teachers across the state are working without pay raises …
Blue solid waste permits will be mailed out to 11,000 households in unincorporated areas of Wilson County between November and December.

County to mail 11,000 new solid waste permits

Residents who live in unincorporated areas throughout Wilson County will receive a new solid waste permit in the mail soon. Wilson County Solid Waste Services officials are sending the new blue …
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Weathercast: Slow rise in temperatures expected this week

The Wilson Times area is forecast to enjoy mostly seasonal temperatures and plenty of sunshine for several days this week. While a complex low pressure system is threatening the weekend, the weather …

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Kenly seeks permission to clean canals, curb flooding

KENLY — Town officials say they’re willing to clean canals and ditches on homeowners’ property to reduce residential flooding. But first, Kenly needs residents to sign on the dotted line by …

Neuse Charter School director steps down

Police seek suspect in Thursday killing

Driver wanted in deadly crash

Man faces murder charge in fatal shooting

K-9 Diesel retires from Smithfield police

THE ENTERPRISE
Police: Teen stole BMW from mechanic’s lot

SPRING HOPE — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with stealing a car from Denton’s Garage early Thursday. A caller notified the Spring Hope Police Department of suspicious activity at the …

Pumpkin shatters size record

Communities fight hunger with mini-food pantries

Dinner planned to salute first responders

Spring Hope seeks repairs to reopen well

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Want a third party? Then why not vote accordingly?

According to an October Rasmussen poll, 38% of likely voters say they intend to vote for “someone other than President Trump or the Democratic presidential nominee” in the 2020 US presidential …

LIFE
First impressions key in job interviews

Students at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education learned how to put their best foot forward when it comes to looking for a career. About 15 representatives from areas companies went …

SPORTS
College Sports
Bulldogs top VSU to go 2-0 in Pickle Classic

MOUNT OLIVE — Led by its senior trio of Michael Boykin, Isaiah Buck-Lowman and Jeff Gordon, the Barton College men’s basketball team outlasted Virginia State 88-78 in the final day of the …

BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs end regular season with sweep of Chowan

Barton rallies to first victory

Lady Bulldogs’ season ends with 2-1 semifinals loss to Abbey

Barton’s Macdonald honored again as CC Women's Swimmer of the Week

School Sports
Bill would give tax breaks on donated meat

Earlier this year there was a bill proposed to the state legislature of North Carolina. As with most bills that don’t involve which bathroom you have to use, very few have heard about it. …

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘06 Explosion finishes Piedmont Conference play with 2 wins

AREA GOLF BRIEFS: Wilkinson, Rhyne, McGuire lead WLL finals field

WYSA ROUNDUP: ‘03 Explosion earns spot in Kepner Cup

Deer can be deadly

Schools
Sallie B. Howard ensemble to perform in Raleigh
Sallie B. Howard School’s newly formed vocal ensemble will make its performance debut on Monday at “An Evening of Soul & … Read More
Wilson student a finalist in national scholarship contest
Lydia Denton, a drama major at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education, is one of 10 national finalists in the Ellio’s … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
Monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and strawberry cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked beans, … Read More
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