2014-07-12

Firefighters, emergency personnel respond again at Bridgestone (updated)


For the second time in a week fire broke out in the Banberry building on the Bridgestone campus.

The Banberry building is also called the mixer facility and is where the tire-making process begins. Smoke could be seen Saturday evening coming from …

Sever’s walk-off single sends Mudcats past Salem in 10


ZEBULON — Before the scheduled fireworks inside Five County Stadium on Friday, Joe Sever created his own for the Carolina Mudcats. Sever drove in three runs, and his final RBI on a single into right field gave the Mudcats a 7-6, 10-inning …

Wilson earns spot in NCLL Ages 7-8 state tournament


The Wilson City Little League Ages 7-8 team, which finished third in the District 6 tournament, was extended the only at-large bid to the North Carolina Little League Ages 7-8 state tournament, to be played at Gillette Baseball Complex from July …

Post 13 preps for postseason play

No. 3 seed Wilson opens best-of-5 series on road vs. No. 2 Post 39 Monday

The pressure of the playoffs hovers, but head coach Rusty Dail describes his Wilson American Legion baseball team as relaxed and ready.

Coming off a first-round bye as the No. 3 seed, Robert B. Anderson Post 13 faces No. 2 Pitt County Post 39 in …

Four Tobs named to CPL All-Star team

Schmucker, LaRue, Nichols and Slazinik selected for East roster

The Coastal Plain League announced the rosters for this year’s All-Star Game festivities to be held in Morehead City on July 13-14 and four Wilson Tobs players made the cut. First baseman Seth LaRue, utility player Taylor Nichols, outfielder …

Fins sink Tobs

Bristo fans 10, but Wilson can't reel in Marlins in 6-4 Independence Day defeat

Perhaps Wilson Tobs right-hander Braden Bristo deserved a better fate than what was assigned to him during Friday’s Independence Day clash with the Morehead City Marlins inside Fleming Stadium.

Owner of an effective fastball and slider, …

Library helping fill a void, offers hope

Patron numbers jump 100 percent in Elm City

ELM CITY — When you ride up the 100 block of Railroad Street in Elm City, you will notice a lot of cars parked outside of the Elm City Library. As a matter of fact, over 100 people come in there each day to pick up reading materials, to use …