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De-Almonte-Leon

Police: Ex-boyfriend set woman’s home on fire

A Nashville man faces a charge after police say he set an ex-girlfriend’s mobile home on fire earlier this month. On Monday, Wilson police arrested 29-year-old Irving De-Almonte-Leon and …
Michael Milliken sets up a tent Wednesday evening in the new Chick-fil-A's parking lot on U.S. 264 Alternate and Lamm Road. The popular eatery gave away vouchers for one meal a week for a year for the first 100 who camped out overnight and are there at 6 a.m. when it opens.

Chick-fil-A fans camp out for free meals

With a residual chill in the air from Wednesday storms, more than 100 Wilsonians assembled to camp out for 12 hours to receive a year of Chick-fil-A meals. “I wanted to do this mostly to show my …
Raeford Flowers shared this picture from a Wilson Chamber of Commerce event at the Cherry Hotel during which leaders announced that Cargill Co. would be coming to Wilson.

Cargill closing Wilson animal feed mill

Animal feed manufacturer Cargill is closing its Wilson facility, leaving 26 employees out of a job. “In an effort to streamline operations and better serve customers more efficiently and …
Birdsong

5th suspect charged in Wilson home invasion

A Raleigh man is the fifth suspect to face charges in a Wilson home break-in and armed robbery reported last month. Johnston County sheriff’s deputies arrested 19-year-old Brandon F. Birdsong of …
Hamlin Society members from Barton College work on cleaning the Imagination Station Science & History Museum's loading dock Wednesday during the college's 12th annual Day of Service.

Bulldogs fan out, pitch in: Barton students hold 12th Day of Service

Despite steady, soaking rain, 800 Barton College students fanned out across Wilson to rake, shovel, sweep, haul and perform a range of other jobs to help the community as part of the 12th annual Day …
WEATHERCAST

Albert Thomas Jr.

Weathercast: Overnight temps dip into the low 40s this week

After rainfall overnight Tuesday and during the day Wednesday, the area will see its chilliest temperatures of the season so far, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times …

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JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
Ex-pastor faces more child sex offense charges

SMITHFIELD — A former Johnston County pastor faces additional sex charges and the possibility of life in prison if he’s convicted of statutory rape. Steve Morris, 61, was pastor of Oliver’s …

Johnston County Public Schools faces $10 million shortfall

Police: Pickup strikes, kills Selma woman

Parent criticizes Clayton High investigation

Scottie Brown is Princeton’s newest commissioner

Selma Civic Center resumes commemorative brick sales

THE ENTERPRISE
Students support classmate hit in drive-by

NASHVILLE — Classmates are helping to raise money and offering support for a young girl paralyzed in a drive-by shooting last month. Miasia Iana Perry stood on a hoverboard in her living room in …

Drugs seized, man arrested in raid

One-stop voting opens in Nash County

Southern Nash FFA chapter hosts Argentinian teachers

FUN STUFF
COLUMN
Accused men also deserve to be heard

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, “he said, she said,” is quickly becoming, “she said, he cringed and remained silent.” Another variation is, “she said, he apologized profusely and then …

LIFE
Toyota to partner with Wilson Community College

For the first time, Wilson Community College is partnering with a major manufacturer, gaining access to its technical education materials. “We are excited to bring the Toyota Technical Education …

SPORTS
College Sports
BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs ‘B’ team takes 10th place at Donald Ross Intercollegiate tourney

MORGANTON — Improving each round, the Barton men’s golf team moved up to 10th in the final day of the Donald Ross Men’s Golf Intercollegiate played at the Mimosa Hills Golf & …

Barton Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 7 on Friday

Barton men’s golf sits at 11th

Barton’s Allison Gambill named CC Player of the Week

BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs thump Southern Wesleyan on road

School Sports
WCC quartet wins Four-Lady Superball

The Wilson Country Club quartet of Patch Wilkinson, Priscilla Brewer, Beth Rhyne and Lisa Matthews continued to thrive in fall golf competition, winning low gross in Saturday’s Wedgewood Ladies …

Correction

Sweet 16 for Mulligans Fore Kids

Youth is served as Herring steals show at WCC

McKeels rally to win WSCC Member-Guest

Schools
School menus for Wilson, Johnston and Nash counties
monday Breakfast: Cinni minis, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Cheese pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, green beans, … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza or chicken fillet sandwich, baked … Read More
Students’ steps feed world’s children: UNICEF program pairs fitness with food aid
ELM CITY — Fourth grader Trestin Ruffin is a global citizen through his work with UNICEF. “It’s good because I get to be a … Read More
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