WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Junior golf teams from Wedgewood Public Golf Course and Willow Springs Country Club put the finishing touches on dominating summers after the fifth and final match of the Eastern North Carolina … more
Many years ago, I read a story about former President Jimmy Carter hunting quail in his native state of Georgia. Carter was walking through a field of high grass when he stepped on something that … more
It got a little hairy at the end of the game but Seth Evans’ three-run home run was just as big a hit by the sixth inning as it was in the first for the Wilson City Little League All-Stars in their … more
During the summer months, two things can be expected. It gets hot. People go to the beach. It is what summer is about. While several hundred million billion (maybe I am exaggerating the numbers … more
IN BRIEF Wilson boxing trainer Leroy Gray will hold sign-ups for his revived amateur boxing team beginning Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gray’s Hardcore Boxing, located at 1001 Randolph … more
Currently, the world seems to be enthralled with an accidental missile warning and an inappropriate word uttered by the president. I’m not sure why headlines must actually use that word, but after … more
Monday, June 18 American Legion Baseball Wilson Post 13 at Wayne County Post 11 (Goldsboro High), 7 p.m.   American Legion Junior Baseball Wilson Post 13 at Clayton (Corinth … more
Monday’s pairings and tee times for the first round of the 40th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship at Wilson Country Club. BOYS No. 1 Tee Ages … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Ben Page won a total of three events over the weekend to pace the Wilson Barracuda Swim Team at the Rocky Mount Y Fall Invitational, held at Harrison Family YMCA. The meet … more
With Josh Talton capturing another Men’s Championship — this one in somwhat unusual fashion — at Wilson Country Club recently, Clint O’Hara was exposed to still another way to finish … more
“We used to have to walk two miles to school and home from school every day in the snow. And to make matters worse, it was uphill both ways.” We have all heard that story from older … more
Back in the mid-1970s, a junior golf movement stirred in Wilson County. Spearheaded by the late Les Garnett, a county-wide tournament was organized through the auspices of Wilson car … more
Golf activity at Happy Valley Country Club came to a standstill Saturday. Although anticipated for the last few weeks — maybe months — news of the course closing numbed. But etched memories, … more
MOREHEAD CITY — A massive second-day catch by angler Robert Gorrell was enough for Honey Hush, captained by Chuck Lindner, to capture the 60th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. On Tuesday, … more
Saturday, August 11, 2018 — a sad, sad day at Happy Valley. After 56 years, golf operations at Happy Valley Country Club ceased Saturday. With speculation and rumors circulating since the … more
The teams of Beth Rhyne-Debbie Webb and Marybeth Coyte-Marianne Davis golfed their way to top honors in the recent Ladies’ Member Invitational at Wilson Country Club. Placed in the First … more
The Wilson County Youth Athletic Association’s Batter-Up Buddy Ball Program kicks off its 13th season on Saturday, May 5, at the New Hope Sports Commission Field No. 2. Players … more
The Wilson Post 13 junior American Legion baseball team was held to just one hit, and a pair of walks came around to score in the third and sixth innings on the way to a 2-0 loss to Clayton Post 71 … more
The Lake Wilson Tennis Club USTA Junior Team Tennis 18U team swept doubles play in improving to 2-0 in Downeast league play Thursday with a 7-2 victory over visiting Greene County Tennis Association. … more
Adult Basketball Results Games from Jan. 11-23 Industrial LeagueBB&T – 53SunRiver Services – 28Highlights: BB&T – Jameson Wellington 14 points, Christopher Johnson … more
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