WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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I have written this outdoors column each week since 2011. It began with two newspapers, grew to as many as 17 and is currently in seven. I never missed a week … more
The instant tradition that For the Love of the City benefit basketball games created at its debut last year was renewed with the same love this year. A packed gym at Fike High on Sunday, Dec. 22, … more
The teams of Charles Wood-Jonathan Edwards-Derrell Roughton and Eric Braddy-Jeremy Braddy-Jason Baucom landed awards as not only the champion but for catching the biggest fish in their respective … more
After coaching youth tackle football for several years, Maurice Williams Jr. and David Cobb decided to take a different route. The longtime friends, who had been volunteer coaches for the … more
The beginning of the end. Maybe Wilson County’s junior golfers can defy the blunt forecast. Only they can. After 41 eventful years, suspicions are surfacing the Larry Pittman … more
ATLANTA — A strong performance in the opening Drive segment boosted Wilson’s Drew O’Neal to a fourth-place showing among 12 qualifiers in Sunday’s Atlanta regional of national … more
Youth futsal RESULTS Matches from Feb. 8 Ages 5-6 Green 18 – Blue 0: Green- Connor Patterson 7, Shradha Das 6, Mason Burnette 3, Isabel Herrera 2 Orange 11 – Red 3: … more
Years ago, my dad and I would go to Pinehurst to play in the Carolinas Father/Son Golf Tournament. We did it every year from the time I was 14 until I was in my mid- to late-20s.It was our time … more
The deadline for entries for the 41st annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Tournament is Wednesday, July 17, at 5 p.m. Entry blanks are available at and may be turned into … more
With a 3-0 record in pool play, the Wilson Youth Soccer Association’s ’06 Explosion 14U Girls Gold was the sole local team to procure a first-place finish at the 10th installment of the … more
Sad. So, so sad. The description is hardly flattering in regards to the Wilson American Legion baseball season ending abruptly last Wednesday. Post 13, with a roster that had dwindled from 19 … more
SMITHFIELD — Returning to the game he loves in the 2019 North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament has been a blessing for Jordan Adams. “Every day I’m blessed,” Adams said. … more
Don’t let the hollow yellow bat and plastic ball fool you — the competition that takes place every July at Smithfield Community Park is serious.  With fields measuring only 140 … more
Wilson City Little League can clinch its seventh North Carolina Little League Baseball championship with one more victory in the Ages 11-12 state tournament. In order to do that, Wilson must do what … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Danny Talbott, a two-sport athlete at the University of North Carolina and member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was … more
Jake Herring, in boys Ages 14-18, and Avery Briley, in girls Ages 12-13, led the parade of champions in the Junior Club … more
Once Drew O’Neal slammed the first of three drives into play, he wasn’t going to be stopped. Now, the 14-year-old son of Jody and Gena O’Neal, is headed to Atlanta next … more
The same energy that the Wilson City Little League All-Stars mustered in marching out of the losers bracket of the North Carolina Little League Baseball Ages 9-10 Tournament with three straight … more
Two teams and one individual player from the Wilson-based 264 Futsal Club are set to compete in the U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships, starting Friday in Kansas City, Missouri. Both teams, … more
I watched a YouTube video yesterday from one of my favorite vloggers, Thomas Heaton. He is a landscape photographer and his channel centers around his adventures in capturing great landscapes … more
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