WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Overlanding. That is probably a word you are not familiar with unless you do it. Overland camping is one aspect of overlanding. Basically, overland camping is a fusion of off-roading and camping. … more
Wilson-area golfer Russell Webb carded his eighth career hole-in-one in a round at Willow Springs Country Club on Sunday. Webb, a Willow Springs member, celebrated the ace on the par-3, 130-yard, … more
GRIFFIN, Ga. — Natalie Capps converted a far-post finish on a counter with 15 minutes to play Sunday afternoon, sending the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘06 Explosion to a 2-1 victory … more
SNOW HILL — Snyder Pearson of Wilson didn’t lose a set on his way to the boys age 14 singles championship of the Snow Hill Fall Junior Tournament over the weekend at Greene Central … more
The youngster catching the most fish in the recent Kids Day at the Pond outing was actually only 5-years-old. Avery Roberts, among 70 participants, caught the most fish (21). Avery was listed in … more
Wilson’s Tommy Vick, a golfer for some 40 years, continues to rack up outstanding achievements at Willow Springs Country Club. During Thursday’s round, Vick, approaching his 75th … more
With an emphasis upon attracting the best high school and college baseball talent in the county, Matt Ballance, a Wilson County native, is stepping into the role of head coach for the Wilson American … more
The Hannant/Roberts sisters of Pikeville claimed another “Triple Crown” sweep in Drive Chip & Putt subregional competition in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, last Saturday. Zada Lee … more
COVID-19 can cause sore throats, hacking dry coughs, and headaches as some of its symptoms. It can cause anxiety, anger, loneliness, concern, and a bit of stir-craziness, especially if kids are stuck … more
Let’s talk ethics. Specifically, let’s talk ethics in being a sportsman, outdoorsman, hunter, and/or angler. I was reminded of a hunt I was on eight years ago. Thinking back to that … more
The North Carolina Baseball Museum’s 18th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament has not been called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the event has been moved from its traditional May spot to … more
Back in my high school days at Greenville Rose, I was fortunate to play on a golf team that had a lot of really good players. Tom Ham covered us when we came to Wilson to play. He can tell you how … more
I grew up in a different time than today. Anyone who has been around for the greater part of four decades or more have. It’s almost like the old story of walking uphill in three feet of snow to … more
Youth Soccer RESULTS Matches from Oct. 7-12   Boys Ages 5-6 United 7 – Eagles 4:   United- Thomas Layton 1, Zander Williams 1, Luke Hutchens 1, Colby Wilson 1; … more
Many years ago, I carried my oldest son on his first waterfowl hunt. He had hunted dove just a few months before for the first time, and he was still getting comfortable with the shotgun. Even so, he … more
Earl Taylor was in his element Tuesday at the 45th Wilson Hot Stove banquet, but not because the Wilson attorney was being honored with the Willis Hackney Award for his contributions to baseball in … more
Although the fledgling 264 Futsal Club is only three months old, placing a cap on its competitive ceiling on the regional and national stage is done at one’s peril. Club co-director Thomas … more
Youth Soccer  RESULTS Games from Sept. 14 Boys Ages 5-6 Eagles 4 – Coyotes 7: Eagles- Javier Ramirez 2, Yassin Ramandan 1, Simon Larkin 1; Coyotes- Aiden Ellis 6, Oliver … more
The Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘03 Explosion notched its first wins of the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association Fall Classic League last weekend. The Explosion blanked North Carolina … more
When I was young, like really young, I received a small duckling from a neighbor. Rats had killed several of the small ducks and the adult ducks were no longer around. Now, as any really young person … more
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