WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Wilson lost a little bit of its soul Thursday with the death of Lee Gliarmis. Most people probably knew him from Dick’s Hot Dog Stand, the world-famous restaurant that his father, Socrates, … more
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have been known to push the limits as an activist group in the past. Advertising campaigns featuring young actresses and models in the nude in protest … more
After 25 years of memorable competition, Wilson’s top-tier golfers are embracing a new era for the Wilson Cup interclub golf competition. With the closing of Happy Valley Country Club last … more
There have been lots of stories about animal encounters recently. In one that gained national coverage, Travis Kauffman went mano a mano, or actually mano a pata (hand to paw) against an attacking … more
There was no way Wiley Williams could have envisioned what golf would come to mean in his life when he was trying to make some spending money as a 9-year-old caddie at Wilson Country Club in the … more
Youth futsal Results Matches from Feb. 16 Coed Ages 5-6 Zebras 11– Tigers 2 Zebras- Marvin Alvarez 4, Graylee Propst 4, Ryker Evans 3; Tigers- Kyle Lalata 1, Taryn Vitale … more
While he will always be a Wilsonian, Re’quan Boyette’s has found his home at Duke University. The former Fike High three-sport star played football for the Blue Devils for five seasons … more
Some people just have “it.”  You meet them for the first time and they are easy to like. For whatever reasons, their demeanor lets you trust them immediately. They just carry … more
Youth futsal  Results Games from Feb. 9 Coed Ages 5-6 Monkeys 7 – Zebras 6 Monkeys- Kensie Rountree 2, Charlie Spiron 2, Braydon Wells 1, Emerson Hatch 2; Zebras- Ryker … more
This time of year used to bring a new kind of adrenaline rush for me. The last couple of years, things changed a bit due to work and health, leaving other things on my mind. This year however, a new … more
Youth futsal  RESULTS Games from Jan. 19-26 Coed Ages 5-6 Monkeys 10 – Lions 5 Monkeys- Charlie Spiron 1, Kensie Rountree 3, Emerson Hatch 3, Radley Sexton 2, Emma Carol … more
Perhaps a select few among the some 350 in attendance for the recent 44th annual Wilson Hot Stove banquet would know if Joe Marm ever swung a baseball bat, kicked a football or shot a … more
I’m sorry. I know what I will be writing about for a good part of the coming year, and it may get old. Therefore, I must apologize in advance. You see, my oldest son came into the room last … more
Life harshly challenged and handicapped Jay Mumford. His story is tinted with sadness. The obstacles, challenges and handicaps marked his youth and never relented the remainder of his life of 61 … more
A chance opportunity to play ‘a couple of games’ for the team that beat their Wilson Youth Soccer Association team turned into the ultimate reward for Eynde Frazier and Allexis … more
What was thought to be a quick stay in the hospital turned into the shocking news Friday morning that E.D. Hall, a former Beddingfield High teacher and coach and former administrator in the Wilson … more
Charles Davis always admired the late Clyde King, the highly respected coach, manager, general manager and front-office executive for the New York Yankees and other Major League Baseball … more
The successful, the fortunate and the caring find various options for giving back. Long-time Wilson insurance agent Chuck Finklea does so with his generosity for over 38 years in supporting … more
Landon Davis may not be able to play baseball like other 8-year-olds but he is a proud member of the Barton College baseball team. Landon, who has severe hemophilia A with inhibitors, joined the … more
Youth futsal  Scores Games from Jan. 5-12 Coed Ages 5-6 Eagles 7 - Lions 10 Eagles- Carson Swan 5, Eric Fleming 1, Jayden Mendoza 1; Lions- Connor Patterson 6, Ethan Goines 2, … more
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