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While Trump supporters demand the Trump administration be given the benefit of doubt — because no official has even been charged with a crime — the administration is ensuring others don’t receive the same courtesy. Attorney General Jeff … more
North Carolina has new legislative districts for 2018, and some incumbents — and the communities they represent — are at a disadvantage under the new maps. Republican Sen. Rick Horner of Wilson currently represents portions of Wilson, Nash … more
Fall sports are in full swing, which means high school coaches and athletics directors should be thinking not just about W’s but three H’s: Hearts, heads and heat. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes, … more
President Donald Trump doesn’t change his mind much. And he’s especially unlikely to do an about face before a national audience. But he did just that during a prime-time broadcast last week, and we’re happy he did. In a televised speech, … more
Somewhere recently in a back office at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, the following conversation or something similar was had. ESPN executive No. 1: “OK, so who we got on play-by-play for the Virginia and William and Mary … more
As we draw close to the final approvals for the $5 billion, 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, there’s a growing chorus of voices saying, “Hey, wait a minute — what about this?” We’re pleased that someone with some clout — someone who can … more
A full 25 years after the Global TransPark project began, the colossus of a cargo air depot in Kinston remains largely vacant, and state lawmakers seem content to keep throwing good money after … more
Gov. Roy Cooper will protect access to public records his office and all executive branch agencies maintain, but in order to spread the sunshine to town halls and county boardrooms, the General … more
If North Carolina's "ghost voters" were all clustered in one place, the swelling population would leapfrog Cary as the state's seventh-largest city. In 22 out of our 100 counties, the number of … more
We've had a good view of multiple failed journeys toward federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe, and this one feels like it has a chance for a different and more satisfying ending. No one pushed … more
Scientists are looking forward to learning a lot from the solar eclipse today. But the nation's energy suppliers don't want any surprises. That's especially important in North Carolina, the … more
There's a difference between Wilson's Civil War memorials and the statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. That difference may not matter to those who want Confederate symbols … more
Not only have North Carolina's new legislative districts not been set in stone, they're yet to be inked in. But the framework lawmakers will use to draw the maps suggests a lurch to the left for … more
The tipping point, we believe, was reached on Saturday. About 500 Nazis got exactly what they wanted, which was attention and then violence, but to their regret they might have circled Aug. 12 as … more
A gruesome crime cast a pall over Christmas Eve in Wilson County. As Wilsonians settled in for yuletide celebrations, many saw news stories online and on TV reporting that sheriff's deputies had … more
Barton College provides students with a top-flight education on a stately campus and offers abundant opportunities for personal growth outside the classroom through athletics, student government, … more
If newly named White House Chief of Staff John Kelly succeeds in bringing some order to the Trump administration, we hope he'll get the president and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ponder this: … more
The need is staggering, but the surge of support is heartwarming. About 3,000 students will receive backpacks loaded with school supplies today as Darden Middle hosts Wilson County Schools’ annual Operation Backpack … more
College students buying back-to-school gear can trade in their muzzles for a megaphone. When the fall semester begins at North Carolina’s public universities later this month, a long-overdue state law protecting students’ free speech … more
Rep. George Holding’s reluctance to hold town hall meetings has made him an easy target in the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s crosshairs. The fundraising group launched a website, HoldingTownHallWatch.com, keeping tabs … more
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