2011-08-17

‘Still living the promise of love surviving’

Local photographer meets couple in Woodstock image

It’s been nearly 40 years since photographer Burk Uzzle stood among the thousands of people camped in a field at Woodstock.

He snapped photos of partially clothed young folk bathing in a pond, listening to music, sitting on blankets in a sea of …

Rabies awareness grows

Vet gives 37 shots in one day as one owner faces tough decision

Chad Kennon has the impossible task of deciding whether or not to have his 5-year-old Doberman Pinscher, Shasha, euthanized after she was in a fight with a fox.

Shasha is now in quarantine at the Wilson County Animal Shelter because the fox …

Attracting visitors

Wilson changing locations for visitors bureau

The Wilson Visitors Bureau has been located in the Chamber of Commerce, the Arts Center and near Interstate 95.

For years, tourism leaders have considered different properties, with several in downtown Wilson, as a permanent location. In 2008, …

At the top of his game

Bass claims USA Water Ski national championship

For someone who has been water skiiing for 55 of his 61 years, Sarvis Bass proved that if you stick with something long enough, good things will happen.

For Bass, a Wilson native and Nash County resident, that came in the form of an overall …

Opening shot

Boosted by pep talk, Hunt serves past Bruins

Superior serving and a pep talk after the “disgusting” first game lifted the host Hunt High varsity volleyball team to a four-game triumph against archrival Beddingfield in the season opener for both teams Tuesday evening.

After …

CLR back in action Saturday


Following a weekend where rain washed out scheduled action at County Line Raceway, the drivers will return to the track on Saturday with scheduled races in all five regular divisions.

Highlighting the races will be the Pure Stock V-8 division, …

Fike swept by CBA in opener

Area roundup

PIKEVILLE — A Fike High varsity girls tennis team trotting out four players making their first varsity start received little solace from host Charles B. Aycock on Tuesday, as the Golden Falcons ceded a total of 10 games in a 9-0 victory. …

Greene Central uses doubles play to turn back Greenfield

SNOW HILL — The Greene Central varsity girls tennis team received all it wanted from visiting Greenfield School on Tuesday, with a 3-3 split after singles turning into a hard fought 5-4 victory for the Lady Rams.

“This was an …

Greenfield routs Burlington Christian

Robert Stallings and Mark Dandanell each recorded hat tricks (three goals) as the top-ranked Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a 10-0 rout of Burlington Christian on Tuesday.

The 1-A Coastal …

CCS strikes early, but can’t pull upset

ROCKY MOUNT — An early penalty kick goal from Community Christian’s Brandon Page gave the Cyclones an early 1-0 varsity boys soccer lead against Faith Christian, but the Patriots tallied five goals the rest of the way in recording a 5-1 …

Chargers roughed up by Ravenscroft 10-0

RALEIGH — Wilson Christian suffered a 10-0 loss in its season-opening boys soccer match at Ravenscroft School.

The Chargers of the N.C. Christian School Association 3-A ranks got off to a good start, head coach Don Samson said, but got …

Greenfield swept in season opener

BURLINGTON — Missing two of its normal starters in Baker Bedgood and Cameron Johnson, the Greenfield School varsity volleyball team made the extended trek to Burlington Christian on Tuesday and came away on the short end of a 3-0 loss.

The …