‘Visible Ghost’

Group show at Barton Art Galleries

The invitational group exhibition “Visible Ghost” continues at the Barton Art Galleries through Sept. 23 with a free public reception Sept. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery talk is that night at 7 in Case Art Building.

The show …

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New teachers prepared to teach Common Core

When Wilson County Schools opens Monday, Jasmine Graham will be at New Hope Elementary School welcoming her students to kindergarten.

The 22-year-old Barton College graduate is among the brand new teachers starting work in the school district …

Deadly decisions

Fragmented puzzle pieces fall into place, painting portrait of a violent November night in Wilson

A faded, stuffed brown monkey and a plastic red poinsettia hang from a white cross tied to a chunk of cinder block sitting beside the curb on Wilson Street.

The items are part of the memorial marking where 20-year-old Shikia Hall and 19-year-old …

Boyfriend accused of killing missing Wilson woman

Victim's family worried about age difference, control; claims suspect threatened suicide

Courtney Ann Speight was ending a turbulent four-year relationship with a boyfriend nearly twice her age when police say he ended her life.

Wilson police on Friday charged Donald Ray Davis, 45, of 2405 McNair St., with first-degree murder in …

Cougars grind past North Edgecombe 30-14

LEGGETT — After watching host North Edgecombe churn out a third-quarter consuming drive to come within two points Friday night, the SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity football team did some ball-hogging of its own.

The 2-A Eastern Plains …

Rams lose to Ayden-Grifton 37-18

SNOW HILL — Host Greene Central High found itself physically unable to match up with Ayden-Grifton in the second half of Friday night’s varsity football non-conference outing, suffering its first loss 37-18.

Greene Central of the 2-A …

Warriors power past Aycock 40-6

Behind another stellar rushing performance by senior Josh Joyner and a stifling defensive effort Friday night, Hunt High posted a second straight impressive victory to start the varsity football season.

Joyner, on just 11 carries, ran for 171 …

Campbell-led Firebirds douse Beddingfield

Southern Nash High running back Rashid Campbell, now a senior, has waited and waited for his opportunity.

It came Friday night in the rain in the Beddingfield High stadium.

With a starting running back not available for disciplinary reasons, …

Fike bounces back, knocks off Bunn

What a difference a week makes.

Although Fike High varsity football head coach Tom Nelson stopped short of calling Friday’s encounter with Bunn inside Buddy Bedgood Stadium a redemption game in the aftermath of his team’s …

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Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit or Cheesy Grits w/Toast.

Lunch: Chicken Nuggets w/Roll or Chili Dog, Potatoe Smiles, Baked Beans and Juice Bar.



Breakfast: Cinni Minnis or Scrambled Eggs …