2011-06-15

Good to the last pitch

Robbins pitches Hooper & Thurston to Majors crown

Tucker Robbins exhausted every last pitch in his arsenal Tuesday night in leading Hooper & Thurston to the Wilson City Little League Major League City Championship on a pleasant late spring evening in The Heritage Bank Stadium at Gillette …

Cyclones’ Liles named CCC Player of the Year


Senior Jordan Liles’ torrid bat helped his Community Christian School baseball team reach the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A playoffs and earned him the Carolina Christian Conference Player of the Year award.

Liles …

Bruins’ Langston to play basketball for Hurricanes


Daquan Langston’s goal of playing NCAA Division I basketball will get an assist from Louisburg College with whom the recent Beddingfield High graduate signed a national letter of intent.

Langston, a 5-foot-9 point guard, is excited about …

Andy’s completes undefeated run to Triple-A Minor League title


Only one word could break the final postgame huddle of the Andy’s Burgers & Shakes baseball team following their 11-2 conquest of the Wilson Tobs in Tuesday’s Wilson City Little League’s Triple-A Minor League City Championship …

NC High School Rodeo finals back this weekend


After a successful Wilson County debut last year, the North Carolina High School Rodeo Association finals are coming back to Parker’s Arena near Elm City this weekend.

The event, which drew an estimated 600 spectators over three rounds …

Vendors needed for rodeo


The North Carolina High School Rodeo Finals will be held at Parker’s Arena in Elm City June 17-19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Vendors for the event are needed. To reserve your spot call Toni Welborn at 252-235-8595, Renate Harper at …

Darnell-Ham

Aleah Kristin Ham of Garner and Justin Ryan Darnell of Raleigh were married May 28 in a 4 p.m. ceremony at the Hall and Gardens at Landmark in Garner. Dr. James Merrit of Atlanta officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Ham …

65 recognized at Greenfield

Sixty-five upper school students were recognized at Greenfield School’s year-end ceremonies. Among the awards were:

• Valedictorian: Taylor Haines and Josh Johnstone;

• Salutatorian: Caroline Pittman;

• Sterling …

Breathing new life into Wilson museum

Imagination Station embarks on major renovation

Big changes are coming to the Imagination Station Science Museum.

For the first time in the museum’s 19 year history, Imagination Station is getting a massive facelift.

“We’ve received funding in the past to replace some of …

Emotional Farewell

More than 1,500 gather to say goodbye to sheriff's deputy killed in line of duty

He was described as an “American hero” doing the job he was called to do by God.

More than 1,500 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Southern Nash High School gymnasium to say goodbye to Nash County Sheriff’s deputy, U.S. …