WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
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
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
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
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
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