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Officials: Two of three suspects in Durham bus prank surrender to authorities

Bus suspectsTwo teenagers who police say placed a bottle that exploded on a Bull City Connector bus Tuesday turned themselves in, and investigators may have caught up with the third suspect, Durham city officials confirmed Thursday.

Man shot on Fisher Street in Raleigh

Shooting Night A man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg after Raleigh police responded to a shooting on Fisher Street near Poole Road, authorities said. The man was taken to WakeMed in stable condition.

Severe storms cause power outages in Wake

Severe storms cause Raleigh power outageOver 3,000 Duke Progress Energy customers in Wake County were without power Thursday evening after severe storms moved through the Triangle.

Judge rejects bid for new trial in 'Fatal Vision' case

Jeffrey MacDonaldA federal judge on Thursday denied a motion for a new trial for Jeffrey MacDonald, the Army surgeon who was convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters at their Fort Bragg home in 1970.

UNC professor dies after Chapel Hill mugging

Feng Liu, UNC professor killed in Chapel Hill muggingA professor at the University of North Carolina died Thursday morning after being mugged on a Chapel Hill street during a lunchtime walk Wednesday, police said.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Events

Downtown Wilson Farmers Market

Date: 7/30/2014
Time: 8am-1pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: 207 W. Green Street grass lot

The popular Downtown Wilson Farmers Market is held Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., April-September, at 207 W. Green St., which is behind the City of Wilson's Customer Service Center on Nash Street. The market includes vendors selling locally grown or produced fruits and vegetables, plants, foods and other items. There is also a farmers market at the Wilson County Fairgrounds on Saturday mornings, 7:30 a.m.-noon, from April through August.

1st Fridays on the Lawn

Date: 8/1/2014 - 8/1/2014
Time: 6pm-9pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Wilson County Public Library Lawn, 249 W. Nash

1st Fridays on the Lawn  - 2014 Community Concert Series

Country music night & National Night Out Celebration

Join your neighbors on the library lawn for a free concert, children's activities and more. Local food vendors will have your favorite summer meals on sale. Community Organizations will have interactive booth and door prizes. Sponsored by the Human Relations Office & Commission.

This concert features Darrell Harwood. Learn more about his music here: http://www.darrellharwood.com/

National Night Out is a community partnership celebration with the Wilson Police Department, neighborhoods, citizens and other community safety organizations. Many WPD departments will have special displays on the lawn.

To learn more: www.wilsonnc.org/departments/humanrelations/1stfridaysonthelawn/

Next concert dates: Sept. 5 and Oct. 3

Planning and Design Review Board

Date: 8/5/2014 - 8/5/2014
Time: 7pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Downtown Wilson Farmers Market

Date: 8/6/2014
Time: 8am-1pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: 207 W. Green Street grass lot

The popular Downtown Wilson Farmers Market is held Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., April-September, at 207 W. Green St., which is behind the City of Wilson's Customer Service Center on Nash Street. The market includes vendors selling locally grown or produced fruits and vegetables, plants, foods and other items. There is also a farmers market at the Wilson County Fairgrounds on Saturday mornings, 7:30 a.m.-noon, from April through August.

Historic Preservation Commission

Date: 8/6/2014 - 8/6/2014
Time: 5:30pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.