2012-03-19

Wilson’s Russ Varnell on ‘Larry’s Country Diner’


Russ Varnell is just back from Nashville, Tenn., where he performed on “Larry’s Country Diner,” weekly television show on the nationwide network RFD-TV.

The show will air March 15 at 8 p.m. Varnell said RFD-TV is Channel 1359 …

Records fall as King, Darden earn MOP honors


On a day where eight records were whisked away from The Wilson Times Track Classic slate in its 20th rendition, nothing less would suffice when deliberations commenced as to the meet’s top performers.

Indeed, both honorees satisfied the …

A true Classic

Five meet records fall as Beddingfield repeats as Wilson Times Track Classic boys champion

On a beautiful not-quite-spring day when meet records were falling like dominoes, it was only fitting the last domino belonged to the Beddingfield boys at Saturday’s 20th Wilson Times Track Classic.

With a winning time of 3 minutes, 25 …

Field events carry Lady Bruins to Classic title


Buoyed by a 72-point outburst in field events, the Beddingfield High varsity girls track team added another Wilson Times Track Classic crown to its trophy case Saturday, as the Bruins outpointed third-place Southern Nash by a 2-to-1 margin in the …

Bulldogs drop pair to Erskine to end series


Maybe not enough Barton College baseball fans wore green on a St. Patrick’s Day Saturday afternoon at Nixon Field.

Their Bulldogs benefited from a little luck and got a few breaks — but not enough to avert a Conference Carolinas …

Barton tennis sweeps Pfeiffer


MISENHEIMER — A trio of victories at Nos. 1-3 singles helped propel the Barton College men’s tennis team to its initial 2012 victory in Conference Carolinas play with a 6-3 victory over host Pfeiffer on Saturday.

Barton improved to …

Barton Intercollegiate begins today at WCC


A total of 16 schools and seven individuals will comprise the field for the 2012 Barton Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament, set for a shotgun start Wilson Country Club today at 9 a.m.

NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas programs Mount …

McElhinney-Kitchin

Mr. and Mrs. Randell Hughes of Wilson and Samuel Wait Brewer Kitchin of Clinton announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Shields Kitchin of Denver, Colo., to Lance Robert McElhinney of Denver, son of Margaret Ann McElhinney and Dr. Charles …

Williams-Farmer

Yvonne G. Myles announces the engagement of her daughter, Shirley Myles Farmer of Wilson, to Jesse Lee Williams of Pinetops, son of Mary E. Williams and the late James Williams. The bride is also the daughter of the late Elroy Myles. A May 26 …

Reaching out through reading

Hearne, Barton host Reading Rodeo

Ayden Menesses reads to his mother each night at home.

A first grader at Hearne Elementary School, Ayden says he enjoys reading because it’s fun.

“You get to look at the pictures,” Ayden said. “It’s …

Chowan students honored

Marquetta Lewis, a freshman studying allied health biology, made the Dean’s List for the fall of 2011 at Chowan University.

Lewis of Wilson and Spencer Miller of Wilson, a freshman studying physical education, have both been inducted into …