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OIC of Wilson giving away Thanksgiving food

WILSON, NC (WITN) - The OIC of Wilson is holding its quarterly emergency food distribution ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday this morning. The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson, Inc. will give away food to qualified applicants until their supply is gone. Thousands of people are expe

WITN - 2017-11-22 13:10:00

COOPER: Pharmaceutical expansion bringing 445 new jobs to Wilson

WILSON, NC (WITN) - Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Eastern Carolina, according to Governor Roy Cooper. Fresenius Kabi will expand its pharmaceutical plant in Wilson County and hire another 445 workers over five years. The plant specializes in making ready-to-administer syringes, and currently em


Wilson turning blind eye to police grievances

I find it interesting that when specific, troubling issues regarding the administrative level of the Wilson Police Department were presented at the accreditation hearing last Monday, a former police chief and a sitting city councilman were in the audience and neither expressed an ounce of curiosity


Farm-City Week celebrates Wilson County agriculture

The top concern among farmers and agribusiness owners in Wilson County is finding technologically trained workers. That's according to Sandy Maddox, keynote speaker at the annual Farm-City Week breakfast attended by 150 people Tuesday at the Wilson County Agricultural Center. Maddox is director of t


More than 400 jobs coming to Wilson, Cooper announces

A global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition, will expand its manufacturing operations and add more than 400 new jobs in Wilson County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today. The expansion project at Fresenius Kabi will bring


3 face gang-related charges after woman shot near Rocky Mount mall

Mark Williams, Donovan Tillery and Rashaad Ricks (Rocky Mount Police) ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) - Rocky Mount police have arrested three men on gang-related charges in connection with a shooting Tuesday near Golden East Crossing mall. A 36-year-old Elm City woman suffered non-life-threatening injur

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-22 22:46:34

Our Opinion: Today's main event is simply giving thanks

Which do you have at your home for Thanksgiving - stuffing or dressing? Do you go for jellied cranberry sauce or does your palate go more toward real berries? Sweet potatoes, yams or plain old mashed potatoes? Pumpkin or sweet potato pie? Not everyone can even agree on the turkey. Do you prefer the


Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jah'Asia Pernell, Fike High

Junior guard Jah'Asia Pernell helped her Fike High varsity girls basketball team get off to a 3-0 start last week, making her this week's Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. As the Lady Demons' "sixth man," Jah'Asia averaged 5.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals in Fike's wins over S


Porterville Pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Two people wearing masks and armed with guns robbed Porterville Pharmacy on Monday, the Porterville Police Department reported. The armed robbery occurred just as the pharmacy was waiting on its last customers and was going to close. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.

PORTERVILLE RECORDER - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Candy Cane Lane parade, a historic celebration

For many people, the Monday after Thanksgiving means a tradition of watching the Candy Cane Lane Parade, which is this year starts at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov, 27, cruise down Main Street in downtown Visalia. But, for Wayne and Kathy Wundram of Visalia, it means celebration. In September of 1992, Wayne an

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-23 00:42:26

One dead after vehicle jumps a curb and hits a fence in Pixley

One person died Wednesday after a vehicle jumped a curb and hit a fence in Pixley near Park Drive and Court Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident website. The Tulare County Sheriff's Department Corner's Office was called to the scene and the unnamed victim was sent to e

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-23 05:38:00

New way to watch TV for Tulare County residents

Christmas may come early for residents in the Farmersville, Exeter and Lindsay areas, Charter Communications, Inc. launched their newest line of services. Charter Communications, Inc., recently announced Spectrum Internet, Spectrum TV and Spectrum Voice that will bring new internet and phone product

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-23 00:05:57

Tulare Hells Angels member arrested in FBI bust

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Tulare Hells Angel member was among 11 people arrested during an FBI raid this week. FBI agents claim 40-year-old Brian Wendt, Tulare, killed an unidentified victim at the Fresno Hells Angels clubhouse in July 2014. According to the indictment, 41-year-old Jon

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-21 23:16:10

Detective: Eric Fisher's body was burned onto the pavement

Adolfo Martinez and his wife, Jennifer Martinez, were making dinner the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend when they heard a knock on their door. Adolfo answered the door. A neighbor Martinez didn't know told him there was a man lying in the middle of the street - the victim had been hit by a car.

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-22 23:58:40

Street vendor bloodied by attack at gunpoint

Madera County Sheriff Jay Varney on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 announced one arrest in the killing of a convenience store clerk and said a second suspect is outstanding in what he called a "cowardly act." Crime Stabbing victim wheeled to ambulance in central Fresno A man was stabbed in the neck

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Local family surprised for Thanksgiving

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There are hundreds of thousands of men and women on active duty through the holiday season. And families all over the country understand the difficulty of spending the holidays without their loved one. But one Delano family got a surprise this Thanksgiving, that they'll never


Man charged with two counts of murder after Lawrence County shooting

LOUISA The Kentucky State Police have arrested and charged a Martin County resident with two counts of murder after a shooting in Lawrence County. Elden Shannon Muncy, age 21, of 4701 Buffalo Horn in Martin County is lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, according to police. In a news


Fuel leak closes Ky. 80

A fuel leak shut down part of West Ky. 80 in Nancy on Tuesday evening, diverting traffic and forcing a major cleanup operation with several agencies involved. No injuries were reported in the incident. Special Response Team (SRT) Chief Doug Baker said it took the coordinated effort of local and stat

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 12:45:00

Latham, McKinney selected to All-Star Team

Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' middle school football team players Keaton Latham and Tae McKinney were selected as members of the Kentucky All-Stars 7th Grade Team. Both players were selected in the running back position. They traveled to Campbellsville University to try out and became two out of 90 pla

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Art Series continues with Tuesday show

The second show of the Central Kentucky Arts Series is quickly coming up, and CKAS board member Lisa Gupton is very excited about next Tuesday's show. "We are very excited about this show, and for all the shows that we have coming up this year," Gupton said. The show will be a concert involving t