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Veteran Wilson County golfer Doug Barnes found himself the occupant of a lonesome category following the completion of the 41st annual H.W. Weatherford Memorial/Wilson County Amateur Championship … more
Veteran Wilson golfer M.A. Tyson posted his fifth career hole-in-one in a round at Willow Springs Country Club on Monday. With a 9-iron his club of choice, Tyson aced the 115-yard, par-3, No. 18 … more
More than 40 invited guests participated in the North Carolina Baseball Museum's 17th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Wednesday, May 22, at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. more
In his career of more than 40 years as a teacher, coach and administrator, Jimmy Tillman no doubt has faced tough, if not downright hostile, crowds. Those experiences will serve him well as the … more
As the Little League season remains delayed and after writing about some of my favorite memories of Opening Day over the years, I have been thinking about some different Wilson City Little League … more
I have watched Little League baseball for many years now across this state. I’ve always wondered who could be the kid that’s in the Little League logo, like Harmon Killebrew supposedly … more
According to Forbes.com, on Sept. 5, the Department of Justice requested from Apple and Google the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 individuals who have downloaded and used an … more
Our leashes are being removed. At least, that seems like a good analogy of the loosening of restrictions that came from the COVID-19 pandemic. With that, I am sure we will all be ready to get out … more
The dates for Barton College’s youth baseball camps have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both camps are for youngsters in kindergarten through eighth grade. Softball players are … more
For one extra degree of separation, Matt Mercer walked a long road. As the owner of Dong’s Martial Arts School in Wilson, the 42-year old fifth-degree black belt is not one to have an … more
Youth Soccer  RESULTS Games from Sept. 30-Oct. 4   Girls Ages 5-6 Dolphins 4 – Ambush 2: Dolphins- Ann-Katherine Daniel 2, Alayna Wilson 1, Lilly Lesko 1; Ambush- … more
The SPOT junior varsity youth football team capped an unbeaten season with a 26-6 defeat of Mount Olive Boys & Girls Club on Nov. 23 to win the Independent Youth Football League JV championship with … more
After two draws and a victory, the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘03 Explosion moved into first place in the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association’s U17 Girls Second Division … more
Players on the Wilson Boys & Girls Club 8U youth football team, the Beddingfield Cubs, pose for a team photo following a tournament in Nashville this season. The team went 8-0 in the Eastern … more
While American Legion Baseball announced the cancellation Tuesday of its 2020 regional championships and World Series due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wilson Post 13 and the rest of the teams in North … more
Players on the Wilson Boys & Girls Club 10U youth football team, the Beddingfield Cubs, celebrate after winning a tournament in Smithfield. The team went 8-0 in the Eastern North Carolina … more
A 40th-anniversary observance should be significant. The H.W. Weatherford/Wilson County Amateur Golf Championship reached its 40th anniversary last month and the men’s Open division quartet … more
Big game hunting overseas is beginning to take a portion of the news cycle once again. In this constant barrage of media reports of corrupt governments, especially prominent with the current … more
A few years ago something happened that shut down a U.S. Military airfield. No, it wasn’t a blast of two missles from Iranians. Nor was it a threatening advertisement from a North Korean leader … more
One by one, his accusers strode to the lectern armed with jabs, jests and jokes at Jimmy Tillman, who responded with his trademark grin and a few groans. Tillman, currently the Wilson County … more
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