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2nd suspect charged in Days Inn shooting

A second suspect faces attempted first-degree murder charges in connection to the Feb. 16 shooting in the Days Inn parking lot. Police arrested and charged 19-year-old Antonio A. McClain of …
Grayson Howell of Stantonsburg, a junior at Beddingfield High School, pulls a frame up from a hive behind his home on Feb. 17. Howell is Wilson County's youngest beekeeper.

A new generation of beekeepers: Club offers training, resources for beginners

Grayson Howell is one of the youngest beekeepers in Wilson County. “I enjoy being out here with the bees,” Grayson said. “Honeybees are fascinating.” The 17-year-old Beddingfield High …
Grant Roberson, the key accounts manager for Wilson Energy, leads a demonstration on electrical safety Tuesday for Donald Dudley's horticulture class at Hunt High School. The display shows how electricity can be transmitted from one person to another.

Wilson Energy teaches with electrifying display

Wearing thick rubber gloves, Grant Roberson places a kite on a miniature electrical line and sparks start to fly. The display elicits a chorus of “Oooh” and “Aaah” as the students see the …
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Wilson City Council OKs $100 million Pine Street redevelopment project

This preliminary rendering was used by city of Wilson staff Thursday to give folks an idea of what the new development could look like, but no architectural designs have been approved.
Falling snow didn’t stop 10 residents from expressing their support for the Pine Street redevelopment project at Thursday’s Wilson City Council meeting. “(Wilson) has had vision for …
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Weathercast: Mild Tuesday, Wednesday will give way to cold snap

Morning showers in the Wilson Times area Tuesday will likely become sparse by afternoon, with probabilities around 20% into Wednesday morning. Temperatures, meanwhile, are forecast to climb to the …

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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

FUN STUFF
COLUMN
Freedom extends beyond just words

RALEIGH — I am about as close as you can get to a First Amendment absolutist. When it comes to “the freedom of speech, or of the press,” the framers of the constitutional amendment chose to be …

LIFE
Snow creates Wilson winter wonderland

For many folks around Wilson, a little bit of snow is just the right amount. Wilson collected enough snow overnight Thursday to cover the grass in most open areas and add a shiny silver and white …

SPORTS
College Sports
Peterkin’s 32 points spark Barton’s 80-59 win at Converse

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Junior center Shanika Peterkin had another career high with 32 points as Barton College finished the women’s basketball regular season with an 80-59 win Tuesday at …

Cooper honored as Tar Heel Trailblazer

BARTON ROUNDUP: Bulldogs swept by No. 3 North Greenville

Lady Bulldogs mow down Crusaders but settle for 2nd place in CC

Bulldogs lose Wilson Gym finale to SWU

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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