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The SPOT staff member Kathy Harris prepares for the lunchtime rush of campers at the organization Friday. The SPOT, a youth center whose name stands for Sharing Positive Outcomes Together, is one of 16 children’s summer meal pickup sites throughout Wilson County.


Free children’s meals available at 16 Wilson County sites

By Olivia Neeley
| June 25, 2022

Children who rely on cafeteria meals during the school year often face hunger during the summer mont...

Rep. G.K. Butterfield, left, called Friday “a sad day in American jurisprudence,” while Republican congressional candidate Sandy Smith, right, hailed the Supreme Court’s ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade.


Sandy Smith, GK Butterfield react to abortion ruling

From staff reports
| June 26, 2022

While Wilson’s congressman decried a Supreme Court decision rejecting a constitutional right to abor...

Hunt's Davon Jones applies a stiff arm to a Raleigh Broughton defender during action at the Mojo Invitational at Warrior Stadium on Wednesday. The Warriors will again host the 7-on-7 tournament this year, alongside Cardinal Gibbons, New Hanover, Rolesville, Hillside, JH Rose, Northwest Halifax, Southeast Raleigh, Wakefield, New Bern, Overhills and Wake Forest.

Hunt to host second Mojo Invitational 7-on-7 football tournament

By Andrew Schnittker
| June 26, 2022

The start of the 2022 NCHSAA football season is still about two months away, but 12 high school team...

Community Briefs announcing Wilson-area events are published as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to editor@wilsontimes.com. Include the event's time, date and location, admission cost if applicable and organizers' contact information.


Summer reading program sign-ups set for Monday

From staff reports
| June 26, 2022

ELM CITY — Registration for Genesis Church Ministries’ summer reading program is scheduled from 4-8 ...

Public input sought for community health assessment

By Olivia Neeley
| June 25, 2022

Health officials need the public’s help to determine the most important health issues affecting Wils...

Freya, a K-9 with the Nash County Sheriff's Office, sits next to a table with 101 pounds of methamphetamine seized during a traffic stop in southern Nash County. Under the table is a hollow speaker box meant to hide the drug, according to deputies.

Deputies seize 101 pounds of meth in traffic stop

By Lindell J. Kay
| June 25, 2022

MIDDLESEX — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office made its largest meth seizure in agency history during ...

Protections were in place Friday at The Supreme Court in Washington where the court overturned Roe V. Wade.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

By Mark Sherman
| June 24, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in pl...

D.H. Griffin workers clear debris in front of 219 Nash St. E., which sustained considerable damage to its facade and firewall when the city demolished the structure next door on Tuesday.


Adjacent structures damaged when city-owned building fell

By Drew C. Wilson
| June 23, 2022

The owner of a century-old building damaged when an adjacent city building was demolished Monday sai...

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