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Lady Knights lose CPIC match

Greenfield remained winless through four 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference varsity volleyball matches with a 25-18, 25-15, 25-19 home loss to Christ Covenant on Tuesday. Mary Margaret Coats tallied seven assists, six digs and three service points for the Lady Knights while Kaelyn Wall contri

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Our Opinion: Hemp pilot program an early success for Tar Heel agriculture

North Carolina marked a historic harvest this month as more than 50 volunteers converged on a farm outside Dunn to haul in a bumper crop of hemp on Sept. 9. It's the first hemp harvest in the Tar Heel State for at least 80 years, according to Hemp, Inc., a pioneering manufacturer that built a 70,000

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man found stabbed to death in Nash County

NASHVILLE - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal stabbing reported Monday in rural Nash County. Deputies were called to a reported shooting on the 7900 block of Edwards Road between Castalia and Nashville and found Danny McCalston suffering from multiple stab wounds, according to Capt. Eddie

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Davis acquitted in 7-year-old's murder

A Wilson County jury found Montavious Davis not guilty on all charges Tuesday in connection with the July 2014 shooting death of 7-year-old Kamari Jones. Davis, 27, stood trial for more than a week on charges including first-degree murder. After he was acquitted Tuesday, he hugged his Raleigh-based

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Shadow society? Not in my America

There are those who like to refer to America as a nation of immigrants. For the most part, that notion is true, with the exceptions of Native Americans and African-Americans. We know that America was strengthened by its growth and the number of immigrants taken in on an annual basis with limitations

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Dreamers inspire more American pride than Trump

Hispanic people seem hardworking and friendly. They work, purchase, own and pay taxes. Generally their grocery carts have healthy veggies and fruits like family foods. Seemingly polite, reasonable and glad to be considered. Not the people I would call rapists or drug people. Many serve the military

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Richard Downing Robbins Sr.

July 17, 1931 - Sept. 17, 2017 Richard Downing Robbins, 86, of Wilson, passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash St., Wilson. The Very Rev. Bill John Acosta Escobar will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Schools to offer swimming lessons to all 2nd-graders

Wilson County Schools second-graders will be given the opportunity to learn to swim in a program announced at Monday's Board of Education meeting. School board Chairwoman Christine Fitch said the lessons are tentatively scheduled to begin in the spring. "At one point we had swimming opportunities fo

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Wild Thangz offers gamut of game

Despite growing up in the Midwest, I lived in suburbia on the outskirts of Kansas City, so I've had more of the stereotypical country-life experiences since moving to North Carolina a decade ago. With that said, my experience with exotic cuisine is limited. In fact, I remember getting a heads-up abo

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Grand opening is Saturday for recovery center

The Recovery Concepts Community Center (RC3) will hold its public grand opening Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center supports those in active substance use recovery, blending peer support, activities, resources and training to show that with appropriate supports, substance use recovery is pos

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Walk for Peace and Unity planned Sunday

Kaden Lebray will hold a Walk for Peace and Unity this Sunday beginning at the Wilson County Courthouse. According to Lebray, formerly known as Kason Cheek, the event will begin at 4 p.m. Walkers will gather and walk around the block via Goldsboro, Green and Tarboro streets before venturing along Na

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Students-teachers hoops game to support Harvey relief

A students-vs.-teachers basketball game at Wilson Preparatory Academy this afternoon will raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey, school officials announced Tuesday. The game is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Wilson Prep's new gymnasium, 2755 Tilghman Road. This fundraiser came about when three high s

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

First night of fun at the fair

Saniya Woodard had a big smile and quick answer when she was asked what she had been doing at the fair. "Everything!" she answered. Saniya, who said she is almost 5, especially enjoyed the Dragon Wagon ride but was also eager to run across the midway to find her way through the glass house. Saniya

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Deputies: Cocaine trafficker caught on I-95

NASHVILLE - Authorities say a Florida man was caught with more than a half-pound of cocaine in his car Tuesday morning on Interstate 95. Nash County sheriff's deputies arrested 42-year-old Joseph Charles Baker of Sanford, Florida, after stopping his 2017 Nissan at 8:13 a.m. on I-95 North near mile m

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Bridge club names recent winners

The Fill the Bus food drive will be held at the Shoppes at Brentwood from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The food drive will benefit food pantries in Wilson County. Needed items include canned vegetables, canned meats, juices, hygiene items and cleaning supplies. Donations can be dropped off t

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Defendant not guilty in 7-year-old boy's murder

A Wilson County jury has found Montavious Davis not guilty on all charges in connection to the shooting death of 7-year-old Kamari Jones. The jury rendered its verdicts at 11:30 a.m. after deliberating for another 45 minutes Tuesday. After the verdicts were read, Davis hugged his attorney, Thomas Ma

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

NJ wins 1st 2 EPC matches

KENLY - North Johnston tipped off 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity volleyball play with a pair of home wins last week as the Lady Panthers swept Beddingfield and Farmville Central. In the 25-22, 25-17, 25-8 over the Lady Bruins on Tuesday, Sept. 12, Levossie Taylor totaled nine kills, two digs

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Kenly man charged in county line gun theft

FREMONT - Sheriff's deputies from Wilson and Wayne counties teamed up to arrest a man accused of stealing a gun safe and pulling it behind his car. Authorities arrested 25-year-old Kevin Eugene Hinnant of 503 W. Seventh St. in Kenly after investigating a Friday report of a driver trailing an unknown

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Paying tribute to those who served: Veterans Wall of Honor premieres at Wilson County Fair

Visitors to this year's Wilson County Fair will see a new attraction before they even step foot on the midway. The Veterans Wall of Honor will make its debut today when the fair opens for a six-day run. More than 100 service men and women are honored in the display that is housed in the main exhibit

WILSON DAILY TIMES (SUBSCRIPTION) - 2017-09-18 07:00:00