WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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John Worrell’s eyes lit up as he settled into an easy chair in the den of his Wilson home Friday morning. “Those were some good times,” the 81-year-old Worrell said as he recalled the days he and his fellow Micro Midget racers … more
For most 14-year-olds, living a normal, healthy life comes easy. Ryan Richardson is determined to make it look easy, but that’s far from the truth for the youngster who is awaiting a liver transplant as he contends with glycogen storage … more
SNOW HILL — A still-growing Thanksgiving tradition continued in the Greene Central High cafeteria Wednesday afternoon. A couple of major league celebrities were no-shows and excpressed their … more
When discussing the tennis history of Wilson County, no conversation can proceed for long without noting the contributions of Beal Brent Plyler Jr. Whether it was having a hand in founding the Eastern Carolina Tennis Association —a … more
After falling 7-4 to Edenton Post 40 in the first game of Wednesday's American Legion baseball doubleheader at Beddingfield High, host Wilson Post 13 rode another stellar pitching performance from Austin Holland to a 6-1 victory in the nightcap. more
With the start of the new year comes many things, including new year resolutions. Everyone (almost everyone) has getting healthier with the help of some sort of exercise near the top of their list. Many will choose running to propel themselves … more
IN BRIEF Wilson boxing trainer Leroy Gray will hold sign-ups for his revived amateur boxing team beginning Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gray’s Hardcore Boxing, located at 1001 Randolph … more
Glenn Bass never would have imagined that as an undersized youngster prone to concussions growing up in Wilson he would eventually become a star athlete. But Bass’ athletic prowess, which made him a standout at Charles L. Coon High, took … more
SMITHFIELD — The In It To Win It team from Johnston County is seeking challengers in defending its championship in the 27th annual North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament. The venue will again be the Smithfield Community Park for the … more
I have mentioned in this column many times about how my grandfather was quite the worldwide hunter. One of his first trophies that was returned was a mount of a Dall sheep he took in Alaska. It was a … more
With a perfect record and the championship of the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association’s 14U Girls Second Division East in the Fall Classic League, the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘04 … more
Stephen Harrison traveled two hours from Smithfield, Virginia, to defend his Men's Championship last weekend at Happy Valley Country Club.Awaiting his arrival were just three opponents in the Men's … more
I stopped at Country Restaurant a while back for a meal at the lunch counter. I was soon joined by a gentleman my senior in age. We were somewhat familiar with one another and he was aware of my association with The Wilson Times sports … more
Yes, you can really tell when a good cold front sweeps through. No, I am not talking about the aching in the joints that comes from the human body aging and retaliating for all those things that … more
Will Pope repeated without an excess of drama. But just the opposite was the case for Sue McGuire in defending her 2016 championship. Likewise for Jerry Barnes in prevailing for the second time … more
An uncle and nephew had planned a dove hunting trip building the hype up for several weeks. The nephew had never been hunting before and this was his first time. In … more
SMITHFIELD — If the option existed under the North Carolina High School Athletic Association banner, former North Johnston High shortstop Craig Hardin wouldn’t think twice about it. The aluminum bat that he swung during his playing … more
Over the last few weeks, the arguments against trophy hunting have once again come to the forefront. After a presidential remark on allowing the import of foreign hunting trophies that were … more
For the Wilson Post 13 American Legion baseball team, one arm has embraced the role of a closer in 2017. Wednesday’s 6-2 win for Wilson inside Fleming Stadium over Kinston Post 43 marked the fifth time Post 13 has notched a save this … more
Wow! What a night! The recent Cliff Godwin appreciation occasion in Snow Hill proved a bonanza beyond expectations for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plains, 17 clubs located in five … more
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