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Deputies with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office Animal Enforcement Division arrive on Banks Lane where four people were fatally shot on Christmas Eve 2016.

Murder charges dropped in Wilson County quadruple homicide

Prosecutors on Monday dropped murder charges against a man accused of killing four people inside a Wilson County home on Christmas Eve 2016.  Dereck Eugene Harris, 31, was slated to stand …
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Monday. Work on the project in Nash County is shown.

Pipeline permit heads to Supreme Court

Two Nash County property owners affected by the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline jumped on a train Sunday morning headed for Washington, D.C., intent on hearing oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme …
Michael Perry and Micah Erno of M&M Restoration stand on the porch of the Gold House on Vance Street. They're focusing on restoring the outside of the historic house before working on the interior.

Couple to restore Gold House grandeur

Michael Perry and Micah Erno began giving the Charles W. Gold House some TLC even before they bought the historic home. “Even though we didn’t own it yet, we decided to make it safer for the …
Sicily Russo and her father, Matty, practice her new song, "Long Gone Memory," which will be released at a cystic fibrosis fundraiser Saturday at 217 Brew Works.

13-year-old sings for a cure: Cystic fibrosis fundraiser is Saturday

About 10% of people with cystic fibrosis are unresponsive to the new drug Trikafta that is successfully working on other patients’ symptoms; 13-year-old Sicily Russo of Wilson is one …
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Downtown Wilson investment creates ‘powerful gateway’: Parking deck, property acquisitions

Looking across Broad Street from the porch of the Wilson Visitors Center, the site where a $15 million parking garage is planned can be seen.
With nearly $100 million of investment pledged between Truist, the YMCA and NSV Development along Nash and Pine streets, the Wilson City Council will consider a master development agreement today …
WEATHERCAST

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Weathercast: Warmup will melt the snow, then cold front arrives

After a very cold start to Saturday, with temperatures landing near 20 degrees at daybreak, the Wilson Times area should see a quick warmup. High pressure over North Carolina ridging back to …

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THE ENTERPRISE
Bojangles' plans Spring Hope restaurant

SPRING HOPE — Get ready to get your tailgate on, southern Nash County — a major Bojangles’ franchisee in eastern North Carolina and Virginia has submitted plans for construction at …

Suspects sought in sweepstakes robbery

Probation officers seek drug convict

Middlesex seeking equipment grants

Internet provider researching rural broadband needs

JOHNSTONIAN NEWS
School board debates ‘unity agreement’

SMITHFIELD — As it did the month before, the Johnston County Board of Education last week discussed but did not adopt an agreement that would govern its behavior. No school leader has said so …

Harmony Playground clears last funding hurdle

Smithfield council targets blight

County keeping watch on coronavirus

Johnston commissioners defend gun rights

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COLUMN
Buttigieg’s bad idea on immigration

Pete Buttigieg, one of the surviving Democratic presidential candidates, goes from up to down to sideways in his pursuit of the elusive 2020 nomination. The former South Bend mayor was up in Iowa and …

LIFE
Passing down a family favorite: Potato salad like Mama made

I gave my daughter a few suggestions for her birthday dinner this past weekend. I offered to cook several things, including chicken and gravy with homemade biscuits or maybe our favorite chicken pot …

SPORTS
College Sports
No. 6 Duke destroys Va. Tech 88-64

DURHAM — Three months ago, Virginia Tech's players celebrated wildly on the court in the Maui Invitational as the Hokies upset then-No. 3-ranked Michigan State. Virginia Tech was 6-0 under new …

Barton teams close out regular-season home schedule Saturday vs. SWU

Barton beats Queens, picks up 5th straight win

Wolfpack shows NCAA form with rout of No. 6 Duke

Balanced attack carries Bulldogs past Trojans

School Sports
Taking action with a crisis

I wrote about the crisis currently going on in the United States with declining hunting and fishing license sales, despite a growth in population over the past couple of decades. The dollars …

Wilson Recreation Department Results

Taylor, Wiggs card aces at Wedgewood

264 Futsal teams seek help in reaching national championship tournament

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Schools
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties
monday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice and applesauce cup. Lunch: Fiestada pizza or cheesy baked potato, fries, steamed … Read More
Students take robotics skills to Texas: ‘I am so proud of them’
Students on the middle school robotics team at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf placed 12th out of 24 teams at a … Read More
School menus for Wilson, Nash and Johnston Counties
monday Teacher Workday Tuesday Breakfast: Strawberry bagel bar, fruit juice and banana. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll … Read More
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