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Wilson Times (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Wilson, North Carolina Child care inc. 3424 Airport blvd. A 2911990 Gloria Graham wins . Doctor of year contest by Usa Boykin Batts times life editor or. Gloria Graham who practice Medicine in Wilson for More than 30 years has been named by popular vote . Doctor of the year by the . Medical society. Graham a dermatologist is now 80 years old and still works three Days a week at Eastern dermatology and pathology in Morehead City. She has patients from this area who done to mind the drive to the coast to see their doctor. She has seen the grandchildren and great grandchildren of some of her Loyal patients. Graham said she has been floored by the whole contest. A being selected to run a that was Honor enough a she said sunday during a Brief visit in Wilson. A i did no to think about actually Graham is especially Happy for her son Wayne Graham who championed people to vote online for his Mother who is widely considered a Pioneer in dermatology and for women in Medicine. For 54 years Graham has practice Medicine and still enjoys examining patients for potential skin problems. Quot i really love the thrill see Graham Page 3awilson y it it it / / Oum wins Blue devils headed to the final four. Showers Likely Hilo 39 hundreds race in support of Wesley shelter by Olivia Neeley times staff writer dozens headed to the starting line saturday including 12-year-old Makhi Barnes who had been preparing for the moment Over the past several weeks. A a in be been running around my neighbourhood Quot he said. A i just like the adrenaline you get from while Makhi was excited about the race he was there for another reason to show Community support for the Wesley shelter. A i just like to help the 12-year-old said Makhi was one of More than 150 people who participated in the Wesley shelters annual Strong soles running event held in downtown Wilson saturday. The Kik. 5k and walk amp dash event is the Agency s largest fundraiser of the year and is aimed to bring awareness about Domestic and sexual violence nearly i in 4 women will experience Domestic violence in their lifetime. And nearly i in 5 women have been sexually assaulted a the statistics Are said Lynne White. Wesley shelter s executive director. A a it a happening White said this year s event brought a larger turnout from the Community and businesses who sponsored the race. A the word has spread what fun it White said a everybody knows what they Are supporting Quot this years 5k and Ink were also sanctioned which gives runners an official time. And that came in Handy for 12-year-old Makhi who crossed the finish line in 31 28 minutes 14 minutes less than he did during last year s Strong soles 5k race a a in a he said with w Ide Grin. Awareness see race Page 2a county fires persist i Blaze so severe investigators say cause unclear second fire at Lucama site firefighters from Crossroads Kenly and Black Creek fire departments responded to a abandoned Structure fire sunday evening near the intersection of main Street and Blalock Road in Lucama. Firefighters worked to contain the Maze As it threatened other buildings on the property. Brad Coville i times by Jon Jimison times editor when Volunteer firefighters got the Call late saturday night the Home was already burning to the ground. There was nothing they could do to save the double wide trailer on the 71 of Block of Woodbridge Road in Stantonsburg. On sunday Volunteer firefighters and fire investigators were fighting a second big fire this weekend this one Back in Lucama. This fire was situated adjacent to the location where one week earlier a suspicious fire was reported. This one is being investigated As suspicious too said Rodney Dancy Wilson county assistant fire marshal. Firefighters from Crossroads Kenly and Black Creek responded to the abandoned Structure fire near the intersection of main Street and Blalock Road. Firefighters worked to contain the sunday fire to one Structure As flames threatened other buildings. It was basically on the same property As last weeks fire Dancy said. Its too soon to say whether it fits the pattern of the recent arson string in the county. Saturday fire damage from saturdays fire near Stantonsburg was so firefighters from Morton East Nash and Black Creek fire departments battled a fire on Woodbridge Road on saturday. Crews were called after neighbors reported the Blaze sometime after 10 00 . The residents were not Home at the time of the incident and no injuries were reported. Of and Coville t rues severe Wilson county file investigators ruled the cause undetermined in nature said Dancy. A we arrived on the scene at and it was fully said Stantonsburg Morton Deputy chief l in Wolfe of saturdays fire. Dancy said it does no to fit the pattern of the recent arson St Ling of the past week Dancy who returned to the scene sunday to further investigate. Said at this time he say its suspicious or not due to the damage. Large steel beams made it unsafe to walk through the damaged flooring the next Day As Dancy worked to pinpoint the origin. Unless new information surfaces or someone saw something. The cause of the fire will remain unknown there were enough boxes and paper stored by the homeowners there to quickly fuel any fire that stalled. Dancy said Quot they kist everything Quot Wolfe said of the homeowners who reportedly had been away for several Days with a family Mem Ber at the Hospital when the fire see fires Page 3a be smart get the right Start we Are considered one of the 5 Star childcare centers in Wilsond. Gloria Graham who proct food in Ovson for More than 30 years has been named us. Doctor of Bio year. Brad Coville times

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