Plant right: Give plants a good start

Cyndi LauderdaleExtension ServiceThis month we are focusing on the GreenScaping principle, right plant, right place. Greenscaping is an easier and environmentally friendly way to have a greener and healthier yard.

When deciding on the …

Wilson eligible for disaster assistance

On Sept. 12, Secretary Mike Johanns declared a natural disaster in North Carolina based on damages and losses caused by drought and high temperatures that occurred from Jan. 1 and still continues.

As a result of this natural disaster, …

Barton golfers rally to capture Pfeiffer Fall Intercollegiate

ASHEBORO — Junior Jonathan Burke and freshman Daniel Castleberry ignited a charge that enabled the Barton College golf team to charge from an eight-shot deficit to the Pfeiffer Fall Intercollegiate championship at Tot Hill Farm on Sunday.

Bulldogs shut out again

ANDERSON, S.C. — The Barton’s men’s soccer team was shut out for the 10th time this season, falling 1-0 to Anderson on Saturday afternoon.

The Bulldogs exited 1-7-1 in Conference Carolinas and 5-11-1 overall. The Trojans improved to …

Barton drops 5-game match

The Barton college volleyball team extended Conference Carolinas-leading Limestone (S.C.) College to five games before being dealt its seventh consecutive loss Saturday afternoon.

The host Lady Bulldogs fell 25-30, 30-26, 30-19, 28-30, …

Wilkerson lifts Barton

ANDERSON, S.C. — Senior Allie Wilkerson drilled in two goals and set up another to lead the Barton College women’s soccer team to a 3-0 triumph against Anderson University on Saturday afternoon.

The Lady Bulldogs clung to third place …

Pack back on track

By Brad Howell

Daily Times Staff Writer

GREENVILLE — The fourth largest crowd in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium history came out Saturday afternoon to watch their East Carolina Pirates host North Carolina State in an attempt to …

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South Carolina 34


First Downs 8 6

Yards rushing 337 211

Yards passing 127 42

Passes-Comp.-Int. 7-5-0 4-1-1

3-A East Regional Tennis results



3-A East Regional

Girls Tennis Championships

(on Barton College courts)



(No. 1 …

Brown, Hornets roll past South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Eastern N.C. School for the Deaf eight-player football team finally pulled away with three fourth-quarter touchdowns en route to a 58-34 triumph against South Carolina School for the Deaf on Saturday afternoon.

WCA wins region tourney

WCA wins region tourney

The Wilson Christian Academy volleyball team upheld its status as the top seed in the N.C. Christian School East Region Tournament, seizing the championship on Saturday.


Fike, Firebirds tangle tonight

Add a trio of high school games involving The Wilson Daily Times readership area teams to the Monday Night Football lineup.

Games rescheduled from Friday night are Southern Nash at Fike, Princeton at North Johnston and Tarboro at …

Greene Central sweeps regional titles

SNOW HILL — Host Greene Central High emerged with the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A Mideastern Regional girls tennis singles and doubles champion in Saturday’s final session.

Undefeated Puja Patel, the No. 1 seed, …

North Johnston gets past first-round hump

KENLY — For the first time since 2003, the North Johnston High volleyball team has survived the opening round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A playoffs.

The Lady Panthers, top-seeded from the Carolina Conference, …

Beddingfield moves onward

By Michael Lindsay

Daily Times Staff Writer

In no way was it easy, but the Beddingfield High volleyball team survived the first round and made the all-important move forward.

The Lady Bruins outlasted …

Fike blocks Lady Cougars

By Tom Ham

Sports Editor

Fike High, in volleyball terminology, could have been “killed” Saturday afternoon.

But Bryanna Foote simply blocked the attempt.

Foote, a 5-foot-10 junior, stepped up …

Fike’s Prince defeats teammate

By Tom Ham

Sports Editor

Saturday’s final session of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A East Regional girls tennis championships evolved into intra-team day on the Barton College courts.

Fike High …

Locals inducted to hall of fame

Jack Liles of Bailey, along with two other producers, has been inducted into the N.C. State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler inducted Liles, Shannon Clark of Pittsboro and Clyde Fulk of Raleigh in the …


Erin Leigh Edwards of Middlesex is the daughter of Willie and Georgia Woodcock of Wake Forest who announce her engagement to Dennis Allan Parrish of Princeton, son of Dennis and Lena Parrish of Princeton. The bride is the granddaughter of Elva …


Elise Colette Fournier of Morehead City and Michael Lynn Gay Jr. of Wilson were united in marriage Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City. Pastor Timothy Joseph Havlicek officiated at the 4:30 p.m. ceremony.

The bride …