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Beddingfield High School’s new Junior Optimist International Club received its charter in a June 15 ceremony at Stoneybrook Christian Church. Kathy Creech Sandifer, president of the Wilson-based Golden Circle Optimist Club sponsoring the … more
The Wesley Shelter is teaming up with volunteers from BB&T to update landscaping and living quarters to help area families who seek emergency shelter during crisis situations resulting from domestic or sexual abuse. Associates from BB&T … more
With the official start of summer last week, safety officials want to remind people to never leave a child alone in a car. Dangerous temperatures can have devastating effects on not only children, but senior citizens as well, officials … more
Pottery, family movies and computer classes are planned next month at the Wilson County Public Library’s main branch, 249 Nash St. NW. The library released a list of upcoming programs offered to the public this July at the main library and … more
Every few weeks, Wayne Means steps off the 80 Carolinian train, walks across the street from the historic Wilson Amtrak station and orders lunch at SaYum Jamaican Food. The retired Army man from Salisbury drops his traveling bags and plops down … more
When a lightning strike last July ignited a devastating blaze at 230 Tarboro St. S., several businesses were affected. For Womble Real Estate Co. broker Allyson Moye, the shock of the overnight fire on a Sunday was replaced with questions about … more
Local Democratic legislators said Friday that there needs to be more transparency in future state budget negotiations. Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, D-Wilson, said that even though she was a member of the House Budget Conference Committee, which … more
GOLDSBORO — A manufacturer of meat protein snacks will build its first United States plant in Wayne County, creating 60 jobs over a three-year period, state officials announced Thursday. Stormberg Foods LLC says it will invest nearly $2.5 … more
There was no moment of epiphany when Dell Joyner set out to turn a Humvee into a hearse. It was a series of happenstance events that led to transforming the mammoth military utility vehicle into a fitting tribute to veterans, public service … more
Church holding food giveaway, youth event Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 Lodge St., will have a food giveaway at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 24 and a youth explosion from 2 to 4 p.m. Spay, neuter awareness walk set today For the Love of Dogs will … more
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