Where is lottery money going?

Millions of dollars are spent on lottery tickets in Wilson County every year. And every year a portion of that money is redistributed to the county to finance education-related expenditures such as school construction, expansion of a …

Winter weather brings wrecks

Although Wilson County was spared the brunt on this latest winter storm, there are still icy patches on roads. By 9 a.m. this morning, there had been just under two dozen accidents on Wilson County roads, according to Rodney Dancy, community …

Restaurant Ratings, January 12

Restaurant and food service establishment sanitation ratings for Wilson County from Dec. 13 to Dec. 30 based on required inspections from the Wilson County Health Department.

Pittman’s double-double steers Bruins past Hunt

Visiting Hunt opted to open in a man-to-man defense, and Beddingfield happily obliged with its inside game in a 44-30 varsity girls basketball win Tuesday night.

Senior Courtney Pittman led the Bruins charge with 17 points and 18 rebounds as …

It’s Beddingfield again

Bruins outlast Warriors 66-55

The Beddingfield High varsity boys basketball team answered Hunt’s opening basket with a 10-0 tear and kept the Warriors chasing the remainder of a Tuesday evening dreary and icy on the outside.

Before not the largest, but certainly not the …

Warriors headline list of Hot Stove award winners

Members of Hunt High School’s state 3-A runner-up baseball team headline the list of award winners announced by Wilson Hot Stove League, to be presented at its 37th annual banquet Monday, Jan. 24.

Former Warrior Zack Lee will receive the Trot …

WCYAA Briefs, January 12

Volleyball registrations to end Jan. 16

Registration for WCYAA 2011 spring volleyball registrations will end Sunday.

Age divisions will be 18U, 14U, and 10U. The age cutoff for each division is January 1, 2011. The registration fee is $50 and …

JV: Hunt girls down Beddingfield 33-26

Behind 12 points from Regine Pender, visiting Hunt knocked off Beddingfield 33-26 in girls basketball action Tuesday night.

Megan Sorenson added six points for the Warriors (8-2), who will visit Rocky Mount on Friday.

WCA, CCS games postponed Tuesday

High school basketball games involving Community Christian School and Wilson Christian Academy on Tuesday were postponed due to icy conditions.

Wilson Christian’s varsity boys and girls and junior varsity boys games at Raleigh Friendship …


Hadie and Jo-Ann Skinner of Saratoga announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Joann Skinner of Greenville, to Ralph “Kenny” Kenneth Smith Jr. of Greenville, son of Ralph “Poley” Smith of Kinston and Barbara Jean Hardison and …

Wintry mix falls

Icy roads, bridges and overpasses fuel accidents

N.C. Highway Patrol, Wilson County deputies and Wilson police responded to approximately 40 wrecks in the city and county Tuesday.

Sgt. W.E. Westbrook with the Highway Patrol said troopers were called to between 30 and 35 wrecks, none of which …

Schools to operate on delay

Wilson County public schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday.