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Patience guides WCA to win in battle of Chargers
Three minutes into the second half Monday night, Wilson Christian junior Nestor Castro dribbled in the direction of the end line as … Read More
Knights dictate to Chargers in 3-0 victory
For the second straight match to open 2020, an energy shift for the Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team in the second half made … Read More
Defense allows Knights to overcome slow start in 5-0 opening victory
With seniors anchoring the back line of the defense for the Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team, the defending North Carolina … Read More
Man injured in motorcycle wreck
BLACK CREEK — A Rocky Mount man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being thrown from his motorcycle on Interstate … Read More
Motorcyclists offer support to Cannon Hinnant’s family
As Belle Waddell waited Saturday, she looked up at the sky.  “I can look up there in those clouds, and I know he’s riding … Read More
Lady Chargers can’t crack Liberty Christian defense, falter in 4 sets
There’s something to be said about a defense that simply won’t permit a rally to end. With each ball returned over the net, the … Read More
Chargers make short work of Knights in opener
As far as debuts go, the 2020 opener for the Wilson Christian varsity boys soccer team was settled in short order. Needing just 40 … Read More
Lady Chargers shake off rust, defeat Greenville in 4 sets
The new lineup for the Wilson Christian varsity volleyball team was put to the test early Tuesday night. Facing Greenville … Read More
Man unhurt when SUV catches fire
A Wilson County man was uninjured Friday when his SUV burst into flames. Tyler Sutton of Grimsley Store Road between Wilson and … Read More
Teacher’s advice: ‘Extend grace’ as virtual schooling begins this week
A look at Tyler Brown’s social studies class Monday was a window into the way Wilson County Schools teachers will teach this … Read More
Lucama protesters: 'The people mean business'
LUCAMA — Protesters gathered at Town Hall in advance of the Lucama Board of Commissioners’ Monday meeting.  About 15 … Read More
Stranded motorists rescued from flooded Wilson streets
Wilson first responders helped drivers and passengers stranded in floodwater following intense Thursday afternoon … Read More
Isaias left Wilson largely unscathed
Wilson escaped major damage from Hurricane Isaias as it swept through the state late Monday and early Tuesday, leaving several inches … Read More
Isaias floods downtown Wilson's Whirligig Station apartments
It was love at first sight when Shanna Moore saw the historic beams of the tobacco warehouse turned into urban apartments in downtown … Read More
Chatting With Chip
Welcome to the inaugural edition of "Chatting With Chip," a weekly video interview with Barton College football head coach Chip … Read More
Pair of costly innings ends Team Elite’s season, 14-4
GOLDSBORO — Quickly falling into the losers bracket of a double-elimination baseball tournament can send chills down the spine of … Read More
An arms race: Strong pitching performances keep Team Elite season alive
GOLDSBORO — Wilson Team Elite has spent a good portion of the 2020 independent summer league baseball season being dictated to on an … Read More
Riders saddle up for voter registration
Wilson’s Wide Awake Riders rode for registration Monday — voter registration, that is. “Our ancestors fought very hard to … Read More
Bullpen falters as Tobs win streak ended by Pilots
Twelve Coastal Plain League games are now in the books for the Wilson Tobs, and the Peninsula Pilots team they encountered to open the … Read More
Tobs record 17 strikeouts, corral Mustangs 6-0
For the bulk of the 2020 season for the Wilson Tobs, the focus has been on a rampaging offense that has had little trouble threatening … Read More
Fire consumes meatpacking plant
BAILEY — Firefighters from 11 departments spanning three counties fought a stubborn fire Wednesday at the Custom Quality Packers … Read More
Relief comes too late for sputtering Team Elite in 9-1 defeat
ROCKY MOUNT — Wilson Team Elite finds itself in need of a hero. For now, Fike High graduate Tyler Batten will have to … Read More
Missing man’s family seeks justice after 'long, hard road'
RED OAK — Relatives of a Wilson man missing for more than a decade have endured many sleepless nights. Now they hope the people … Read More
Cutcliffe, Smith among coaches in panel discussion on return to sports
Several collegiate and high school coaches and administrators in North Carolina — including Duke football coach David Cutcliffe and … Read More
Tobs rally to top Pilots in 10
The Wilson Tobs gave the few fans that were allowed into Fleming Stadium a happy ending Sunday with a 7-6 walk-off victory over the … Read More