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Testimony continued Wednesday in the murder trial of Christopher Aaron Barnes who is accused of killing a man and injuring another after a March 2013 shooting outside Oscar’s Lounge. Barnes, 28, is charged with first-degree murder in the … more
Signs of development recently popped up along a popular cut-through parallel to Raleigh Road Parkway. Roughly 13 acres on Wolf Trap Drive, near the new Golden Corral and Zaxby’s, is set to be developed into shopping centers and First … more
Mable Farmer walks with a cane. And it hurts her legs to stand up for long periods of time. But despite all that, Farmer wore a bright smile. She was grateful for not only the food she was about to receive, but for the ride to Reid Street. … more
To morph, re-morph, or reinvent. That was the question boiled down in a phrase by Wilson County Board of Education Chairwoman Christine Fitch after a lengthy discussion on the Spanish immersion program’s future Monday night. Started in … more
Bob Cassanova referred to a handmade chart before pulling a large-scale photograph from the back of a truck. The numbered poster corresponded to a designated window on an empty building on Nash Street, near Pettigrew Street. Heavy-duty tape was … more
OK. Someone has to say it and I guess that someone is me: is Mother Nature asleep on the job? The weather lately has been anything but predictable; is she going through menopause or what? The constant temperature changes — not to mention … more
A teenager will spend several years in prison in connection to the death of 55-year-old Donna Lynne Davis, who was found dead in the middle of the street after an altercation in November 2015. Albert Henry Jones III, 17, pleaded no contest to … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s office is accepting applications from local high school students to serve as governor’s pages. Established in 1973, the page program gives high-schoolers from all over North Carolina the opportunity … more
The Tractor Supply Co. store in Wilson says it’s donating more than 50 bags of pet food to the Wilson County Animal Shelter. Tractor Supply’s corporate office announced the donation in a Monday news release. “Food is one of … more
Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose and Police Chief Thomas Hopkins will speak during a Community Leadership Dialogue event planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday in the assembly room of the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. NW. The Association of Mexicans in … more
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