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One shot after bullets fired into Wilson home

Shooting Night At least one person was shot Wednesday night after bullets were fired into a home near Parkview Street and Starmount Circle at about 11 p.m., authorities said.

State budget battle leaves Wake teacher assistants in limbo

High School ClassroomThe jobs of dozens of Wake County teacher assistants are in limbo as legislators hash out an updated state budget.

Separated sisters reunite after 70 years apart

Sisters reunite after 70 yearsReunions are a regular occurrence at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, but the one on Wednesday between the elderly woman in the wheelchair and the one holding a bouquet of flowers was decades in the making.

Video shows suspects in Durham bus prank

Bus suspectsDurham police were reviewing surveillance video Wednesday that shows three teens placing the bottle that exploded on a Bull City Connector bus Tuesday night.

Free market feeds needy

Inter-Faith Food ShuttleIn a small community of the east side of Edgecombe County and on the edge of desperation, the monthly delivery from the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is a welcome sight.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Events

Christmas in July Food Drive

Date: 7/24/2014 - 7/25/2014
Time: 10am-8pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Participating Chick-Fil-A Locations
Participating Raleigh and Cary Chick-fil-A restaurants will give coupons for a FREE regular or spicy chicken sandwich to customers bringing three canned food items. Chick-fil-A?s ?Christmas in July? canned food drive benefits Urban Ministries of Wake County food pantry, which serves Wake County?s neediest residents. When: Thursday July 24, 2014 and Friday July 25, 2014 anytime between 10am and 8pm Where: Chick-fil-a restaurant's in the following locations: Cameron Village, Capital Crossing, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills (July 25 only), Townridge Square, Crossroads Plaza Cary, Harrison Square, Falls Village and Triangle Town Center. Support of the Christmas in July will enable Urban Ministries to help address hunger for over 24,000 Wake County neighbors in need during the summer months. Food donations decrease during summer months leaving the food pantry unable to meet demand over 671,000 low-income children in North Carolina receive lunch assistance during the school year. For more information visit: http://www.urbanmin.org/christmasinjuly/

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.

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.