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 In the News, August 29, 2016 

Wilson Police to address concerns at Sept. forum. The Wilson Police Department will host a forum Thursday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barton College’s Hardy Hall. Topics will include traffic stops, body cameras, youth development, crime prevention and neighborhood improvement. “We feel like it’s important,” said Capt. Winston Harris. “We want the community to know we are willing work with them, answer any questions they have or concerns.”

NC Guard Trains with Rural Hall, Forsyth County First Responders. A recent exercise tested the readiness of the NCNG to deploy its 42nd Civil Support Team, headquartered in Greenville, to a joint response incident led by local first responders.We want to work with civilian first responders before the emergency so they know what we can do, and we can know what they can do,” said Army Capt. Barry Stern, an analytical scientist with the 42nd Civil Support Team.

Kill Devil Hills experiences population explosion as loggerhead sea turtles hatch. The town of Kill Devil Hills enjoyed a population explosion Wednesday when newly hatched loggerhead sea turtles swarmed the sand. The members were taken aback because the nest only had been incubating for 42 days. Clark stated that it is "nearly physically impossible" for full-term hatchlings to be produced in that timeframe.

Kinston wants help naming their new baseball team. Five years after the Kinston Indians’ departure for Zebulon, professional baseball is back in business at Grainger Stadium. But before the Kinston team can take to the historic field in the 2017 season, it needs a name — and it’s giving fans a chance to submit team names until Friday, Sept. 2.

Morganton archaeological site includes 16th century Native American town, Spanish fort. Warren Wilson College students, lead by archaeology professor David Moore are working to reveal the remnants of a Native American town and 16-century Spanish fort, both on the same site in Morganton.