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Half-brothers to go free after convictions overturned in 1983 murder

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Hagan, Tillis prepare for face-to-face showdown

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis, 2014 U.S. Senate raceU.S. Sen. Kay Hagan will defend her record against state House Speaker Thom Tillis in the first of two face-to-face debates Wednesday night.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Historic Preservation Commission

Date: 9/3/2014 - 9/3/2014
Time: 5:30pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

City Council Meeting

Date: 9/4/2014
Time: 8:30am
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

1st Fridays on the Lawn

Date: 9/5/2014
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 vendor will have your favorite summer meals on sale. Community Organizations will have interactive bootsh and door prizes. Sponsored by the Human Relations Office & Commission.

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

Final concert date: October 5


Dr. Talks

Date: 9/9/2014 - 9/9/2014
Time: 7pm-8pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Wilson Medical Center

Please join us for dr. talks, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Wilson Medical Center auditorium.

Dr. Talks

Nadine Skinner, M.D.

Becky Buckner, PA-C

Topic: Childhood & Adolescent Obesity

Blood Drive

Date: 9/10/2014 - 9/10/2014
Time: 12pm-6pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Wilson Medical Center

Please give the gift of life, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Wilson Medical Center Auditorium!  

Noon - 6 p.m.

Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.