Three Wilson teens charged with attempted murder

Wilson teen suspectsJarmon Alston, 16, Keedron Kearney, 16, and Nathan Poole, 19, are charged with attempted first-degree murder. They were held with no bond.

Finally feels like fall: Cooler temps expected all week

7-Day ForecastTemperatures dipped into the 30s and 40s across the region overnight, and residents awoke Monday to a chill in the air.

A&T student dies after being shot at party

North Carolina A&T UniversityPolice are investigating the shooting death of a college student in Greensboro.

NAACP to discuss NC's lack of Medicaid expansion

NAACP outlines plans for 'Moral Monday' sequelThe state NAACP is holding a funeral procession to represent people that it says have suffered because of North Carolina's refusal to expand Medicaid.

15-year-old injured in Roseboro hit-and-run

Traffic accidentA 15-year-old was hospitalized Saturday night after he was injured during a hit-and-run in Roseboro.

Local news courtesy of WRAL.

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Board of Adjustment

Date: 10/21/2014 - 10/21/2014
Time: 5:30pm
Calendar: Government Calendar
Location: Council Chambers

Tres Vidas

Date: 10/22/2014
Time: 6:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Wilson Community College DelMastro Auditorium
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Chamber Music Theater is a unique performance format developed by the Core Ensemble featuring a marriage of theatrical narrative to chamber music performance. Tres Vidas celebrates the life, times and work of three significant Latin and South American Women: painter Frida Kahlo of Mexico, peasant activist Rufina Amaya of El Salvador and poet Alfonsina Storni of Argentina. With storylines including Frida Kahlo?s dramatic and passionate relationship with painter Diego Rivera, Rufina Amaya?s astounding singular survival of the massacre at El Mozote and Alfonsina Storni? life long challenges as Argentina?s first great feminist poet, Tres Vidas presents dramatic situations timeless in their emotional appeal and connection to audiences across all gender and ethnic spectrums. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by: Wilson Community College Foundation, The Arts Council, and The NC Community Foundation. For more information contact: Renee Watkevich (252) 246-1452 rwatkevich@wilsoncc.edu

Downtown Beats & Eats

Date: 10/23/2014
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 The Oatmeal Conspiracy. There will also be food trucks and speciality beverages available. Call 399-2228 for more information or go to www.HistoricDowntownWilson.com.

Alzheimers Support Group Meeting

Date: 10/28/2014
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: 1730 Parkwood Blvd. Wilson, NC 27893

Please join us for our monthly Alzheimers Support Group. We will be conducting the meeting every 4th Tuesday of every month.

Wilson Whirligig Festival

Date: 11/1/2014 - 11/2/2014
Time: 10am-5pm
Calendar: Community Calendar
Location: Historic Downtown Wilson

Wilson Whirligig Festival - 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Make plans to attend the 10th annual Wilson Whirligig Festival in historic downtown Wilson. Enjoy two days of live music, free kids activities and more than 100 vendor booths of arts & crafts, food, local community organziations and more! Join this unique celebration of the whimsical, whirling whirligig creations of Vollis Simpson.

Join us:

  • Saturday, November 1 - 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, November 2 - 12 noon - 5 pm

This is a FREE festival, no admission cost, no ticket and no parking fee. Everyone is welcome!

For more details on Entertainment, Contests, Whirli-Kidz Zone and vendors, visit the Wilson Whirligig Festival website.

This event is planned annually by volunteers serving on the WWF Planning Committee. The festival is made possible by the financial support of the City of Wilson, Wilson Tourism Authority, Wilson Downtown Development and approximately 20 other local sponsors.



Local events courtesy of City of Wilson.