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Lady Panthers sweep interstellar clash from Ladybirds
KENLY — Varsity volleyball teams from North Johnston High and Southern Nash conspired to commit an astronomy delay of game Monday … Read More
Lady Knights add muscle, top Fayetteville Christian in return
For a team that had been away from the floor for precisely a month due to a COVID-19 related shutdown, the Greenfield School varsity … Read More
Knights rev up second-half engines to rout Fayetteville Christian
A 30-day absence from the court left the Greenfield School varsity boys basketball team itching to return to the floor Saturday … Read More
WCA turns the lights out on Hilltop, 55-28
FUQUAY-VARINA — When host Hilltop Christian took the floor for Friday’s North Carolina Christian School Association 2-A District 3 … Read More
Cold-shooting Chargers fall at Hilltop
FUQUAY-VARINA — Kevin Zander didn’t have to go far to find the culprit for the demise of his Wilson Christian varsity boys … Read More
Volunteers recover Wilson’s lost history: Group scours neglected cemeteries for missing graves
About 45 minutes into an effort to clear vines and overgrowth from African American graves, volunteers fulfilled one of their major … Read More
Pegram, clutch shot-making ekes Chargers past DASH
If there’s a rare textbook case of well-executed offense overcoming defensive deficiencies, then the Wilson Christian varsity boys … Read More
Suspicious fire destroys abandoned Wilson home
Investigators say a fire that destroyed an unoccupied Wilson house on Wednesday is suspicious. Jim Campbell, Wilson Fire/Rescue … Read More
‘Virus is so unpredictable’: Wilson Mayor Carlton Stevens describes his own COVID-19 battle
Releatha Bellamy Marrow was nearing the end of a 14-day quarantine due to a COVID-19 exposure when her fever started to spike at … Read More
Hanging on to first place: Hunt holds off Fike in Big East battle
Whether the Hunt High varsity volleyball team knew its winning streak against Fike stretches back to 2014, the Lady Warriors found … Read More
From all angles, Hunt sweeps aside Southern Nash
Rare will be the night during the 2020 season where the Hunt High varsity volleyball team has a setter that flirts with the 25-30 … Read More
Lady Panthers 3-0 after sweeping Beddingfield in its opener
The difference in experience, both overall and immediate, was apparent between varsity volleyball teams from Beddingfield and North … Read More
Lady Chargers shackle Greenfield for third straight win
Brian Trull would much rather talk about his team’s defense. But if the Wilson Christian varsity girls basketball team can … Read More
High winds spread fire at cotton gin
ELM CITY — Some 50 firefighters from five departments fought a stubborn cotton waste fire adjacent to the Silver Lake Growers … Read More
High winds cause fire to leap from burn pile at Silver Lake Growers Gin on NC 58
High winds cause fire to leap from burn pile at Silver Lake Growers Gin on NC 58 Read More
Stantonsburg 'like an island' as water rises after Tropical Storm Eta
STANTONSBURG — This southern Wilson County town was almost cut off from the rest of the world Friday as runoff from Tropical Storm … Read More
Fire displaces Wilson family
A Wilson family was displaced when a fire raced through a Longview Street home Wednesday afternoon. Battalion Commander Jim Miller … Read More
Greenlight doubles up E.B. Sports to claim Little League title
The first time through the Greenlight batting order was a feeling-out process against E.B. Sports starting pitcher Brayden … Read More
Quick work in the sweet potato field
Farm hands hurriedly gather sweet potatoes in this time-lapse video from a Vick Family Farms field off N.C. 58 in Wilson. “We’re … Read More
Game of thrones: Greenfield subdues Woodlawn 4-1, returns to championship game
Strike up the cars, not the buses, for Saturday afternoon on Forbes Field. The Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team is back … Read More
Using their heads, Chargers return to championship
Soccer can often present itself as a cruel game, where teams that sustain consistent offensive pressure are foiled with disastrous … Read More
Chargers click in runaway win over Cramerton Christian
With an adept display of passing, particularly within the opponent’s 18-yard line, Wilson Christian dazzled Cramerton Christian 9-0 … Read More
Lady Chargers withstand Vandalia to reach state semifinals
One of the maturation processes of a championship-caliber team is the ability to weather the best efforts and plans of an inferior, … Read More