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Wilson Times (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Wilson, North Carolina By amp to apr operations Leader mourned by Jon Jimison times editor Charles Leon Wilson Iii senior executive vice president and operations division manager at by amp to corp., died sunday morning leaving family and colleagues mourn Wilson ing the loss of a Man whose understated manner belied the massive Impact he had on by amp i and banking. Wilson 60, was a 38-year by amp i employee who led with a quiet Wisdom friends and colleagues said. Wilson died at Home his family with him following a courageous two year Battle with a brain tumor his family said. A was part of the by amp i fam ily for 38 years Leon Wilson was much More than a colleague or a Friend a said Kelly King by amp to chairman and ceo. A the loved the people he worked with and he loved by amp to. To Many of us he was see Wilson Page 3a Lake Levels dropping there has been a near 5-foot drop in water Levels at Lake Wilson. Gray Whitley time 30 counties including Wilson under moderate drought conditions by Rochelle Moore times staff write the Lack of adequate rainfall and hot temperatures have pushed 30 counties including Wilson into a moderate drought. Three Western counties a Cleveland Polk and Ruth Erford a Are experiencing harsher conditions and Are in a severe drought according to the . Drought management advisory Council. The moderate drought conditions Are higher than Wilson county a previous status of being abnormally dry which started in late june. Statewide counties have been Able to avoid the dry conditions for two years but slipped Back into pre drought conditions following a string of High temperatures that included heat advisories and other warnings other nearby counties experiencing a moderate drought include Edgecombe Greene Johnston Nash and Wayne counties. Area water supplies remain plentiful with some dry indicators including a near 5-foot drop in water Levels at Dike Wilson said Barry Parks Wilson director of water resources. Lake Wilson the City s smallest body of water is not being used As a Public water source. Because of its size water tends to evaporate More quickly than other area lakes. A a it a the lowest a Parks said. Quot it s also the smallest Lake. Its More of a backup the Loi snot and Wiggins Mill reservoirs Are both full and Buckhorn Latke the City a largest and most used Reservoir is 14 inches below its 7 billion gallon capacity a it s still Fine a Parks said a we have plenty of water. It s nearly Hie Reservoir s Are All providing adequate water sup lilies for the area which Are close to to million Gallons per Day Parks said a demand is Normal for this time of the year Quot Parks said when Wilson county experienced sever e drought conditions in 2007 and 2008, Buckhorn like dropped 3 feet below capacity. Even with see drought Page 2a Community grieves for 21-year-old by Olivia Neeley times St Iff or Ilia to Sarah Burrell was full of life she via a what her family described As a a free Quot she never had feat said Sarah smother. Sandra Burrell a she Wasny to scared of anything you never save her without a Burrell 21 of Wilson was killed in a single car v. Reek Friday just outside of Rock it mount i he Young woman was a passenger in a westbound Ford fusion that veered off the right Side of West mount drive i he Cai collided with a tree about i 15 p.m., affording to n slate hoopers Burr Ell died at the scene of the Nash county crash that took place East of i Halifax Road. Hie Driver of the car Jenna Greene 19, of Rex by mount w is injured Greene who was injured and life flighted to Wake med Tor to eat ment was listed in fait condition Over the weekend according to Hospital officials that child was loved As Sarah s family i used to the hos pita f riday afternoon the news of the Young woman a death spread through a nit the Wilson Community Sarah slather James said a coworker got in i vehicle and headed to their Wilson Home w Hen he pulled up the Street was lined with cars i he family said 50 to 60 Young people were in the driveway and in their House i Here w As a House full of kids in her room before we could gel Home. Her Mother said i hat it Laid was loved Burrell was naturally athletic Hei parents said sire played soit Ball and was also a cheerleader Bur Tell also loved to i Ide horses she was also a Lunt i Ligh school graduate and latently finished school to become a dental assistant a she touched so Many people a her Mother said through tears sunday a she did no to know a stranger she loved everybody a Burrell also loved to sing and dance Dis year she took a trip to new Jersey and Wen skydiving her family said that fell in line with Het free spirit Natu re. Quot she just glowed Hei Mother said. God has a plan i Looper f a Mcclure said both Greene and Sarah had their seat belts on and their air bags deployed my see Burrell Page 2a 8a name change mount Mckinley is getting a new name. Thunderstorms i Iolo 68

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