Parents 'helpless' as daughter recovers from serious wreck

Bryan and Veronica KirbyBryan and Veronica Kirby are relying on the strength of prayer as their 16-year-old daughter recovers from a serious accident.

11-year-old Wake County boy recovering after being hit by car

Michael BurgessAn 11-year-old hit by a car while getting on a school bus in southern Wake County could be home by next week, his father said Wednesday, a day after the wreck that left the boy with a skull fracture and a long road to recovery.

Federal appeals court blocks two changes to NC election laws

Voting in N.C., voting generic A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that two provisions of North Carolina's controversial 2013 elections law cannot be enforced during the November election.

Police: Man used donut bag to hide gun in heist

Knightdale surveillance imageKnightdale police said a man used a Dunkin' Donuts bag to conceal a gun and hold up a Smoker Friendly Tuesday.

Meredith College students moved after bats found in residence hall

Meredith CollegeStudents on the third floor of Heilman Residence Hall at Meredith College were forced to leave their rooms recently after bats were found in an exterior wall, according to the school.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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City Council Meeting

Date: 10/2/2014
Time: 8:30am
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

1st Fridays on the Lawn

Date: 10/3/2014
Time: 6pm-9pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Wilson County Public Library Lawn, 249 W. Nash

1st Fridays on the Lawn - 2014 Community Concert Series

Rock music night

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

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

Concerts will resume in July 2015.


Planning and Design Review Board

Date: 10/7/2014 - 10/7/2014
Time: 7pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Downtown Beats & Eats

Date: 10/9/2014
Time: 5pm-8:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Imagination Station Science Museum, 224 Nash Street East

Downtown Beats & Eats is a new music series that features bands with Wilson connections. The headlining act of this concert will be Black Market Five. There will also be food trucks and speciality beverages available. Call 399-2228 for more information or go to www.HistoricDowntownWilson.com.

Black Creek Heritage Day

Date: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Black Creek
The "Black Creek Heritage Day Festival" is an annual event held right in downtown Black Creek and will take you back to an earlier times when street vendors, socialization and more were a common theme in small town America. The Festival brings dozens of vendors to showcase their products and talents. Live entertainment, breakfast, arts, craft & food vendors, kids activities, face & hair painting, 50/50 cash raffle, bake sale, hay rides, car and tractor show, and apple jacks. POC: Ellen Dawson: 252-315-9793

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.