WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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In just a few short days, Wilson’s Parker Moody will launch his journey as a martial arts professional. The 17-year-old Moody, a senior at Community Christian School, will start that quest … more
Playing from the orange or front women’s tees, Mary Ann Sutton of Wedgewood Public Golf Course carded a round of 79 to pace the field in Tuesday’s Wilson Ladies Golf League outing at … more
As Labor Day comes and goes, it brings about a wonderful time of the year. It marks the entrance to the hunting seasons. Whitetail deer, Canadian geese, small game, bear and other waterfowl. Yes, … 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
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
Baseball began for the Montgomery brothers of the Albemarle community in Stanly County by pitching and hitting hard rubber balls and rocks across the road into an abandoned school building to see how … more
Entries are being accepted for the annual H.W. Weatherford Memorial/Wilson County Amateur Men’s and Women’s Golf Championship. The two-round or 36-hole event is scheduled for Saturday … 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
The boys team from Wedgewood Public Golf Course recently captured its fourth consecutive Eastern North Carolina Junior League divisional championship. Wedgewood then finished the runner-up in the … more
Superiority in the Seniors (ages 55-64) and Super Seniors (ages 65-up) divisions boosted Wilson Country Club to its fourth Wilson Cup interclub men’s golf championship in the last five years on … more
In past Wilson Cup interclub men’s golf tournaments, players upon the verge of a horrendous number could concede the hole to their opponent, pick up their golf ball and head to the next … more
Not long ago I was in Des Moines, Iowa for a commercial photoshoot. Driving to the location, I noticed a little park and knew immediately I wanted to stop there once the shoot was over for the … 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
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
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
For its 10th anniversary, the Summer Explosion Cup is going big again.   Representatives from Wilson Youth Soccer Association will welcome 105 club teams from across North Carolina and … more
Samuel Allegood of Willow Springs Country Club, in the Ages 11-Under division, captured the lone boys age-group championship among Wilson entrants in the Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League … more
Maybe 35 years ago, my family took a short vacation toward the coast of North Carolina. I was allowed to take one of my friends, who happened to be one who accompanied me on many of these types of … more
Linton “Big Treyn” Holmes is on a path to the top. Holmes, 19, is in training for the big stage as a martial arts fighter. “My goal is to be world champion,” Holmes … more
The girls golf team from Willow Springs Country Club recorded a second-place finish in the Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League finals. Three WSCC players in the Ages 11-and-over division … more
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