2015-06-10

Wayne County hands Post 13 first loss 8-2


DUDLEY — For the first time this season, the offense of the Wilson Post 13 baseball team was denied a double-digit hit total Tuesday night. As a result, Wilson’s four hits were enough to doom it to an 8-2 Area I East Division loss at the …

NCSCA 3-A All-State Team Nicole Bracey, Northern Guilford Grayson Cameron, Hickory Eynde Frazier, Hunt Mary Kate Helms, White Oak Emily Hilliard, Weddington Olivia Holmes, St. Stephens Mallory Hopkins, Sun Valley Bella Iorio, Corinth Holders Marissa …

Tobs-SwampDogs get rained out; Thursday twinbill set for Fleming


In summer collegiate baseball, rainouts are inevitable.

As such, the Wilson Tobs were subject to their first postponement of the 2015 Coastal Plain League season Wednesday afternoon as a scheduled contest at the Fayetteville SwampDogs was …

Lady Demons dominate all-Big East team


A change in the format of the 3-A Big East Conference girls soccer team this year produced, predictably, the dominance of Fike High players on the first team. The Lady Demons, who went unbeaten in Big East play in winning the regular-season and …

Mitchell claims I-95 Late Model Challenge win at CLR


ELM CITY — With the I-95 Late Model Challenge making its second trip to County Line Raceway this season, it was the No. D8 car of Dustin Mitchell that collected a $2,500 payday Saturday night in the fourth race of a 10-event schedule. …

Hunt’s Frazier, Fike’s Taylor and Stokely named NCSCA 3-A all-state, head area postseason honors list


While their senior seasons didn’t last quite as long as any of them had hoped, the 2014-15 campaign will be one to remember for Eynde Frazier of Hunt and Mary Love Taylor and Katie Stokely of Fike.

The trio mopped up on postseason …

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jacob Naughton, C.B. Aycock

Senior Jacob Naughton helped propel his C.B. Aycock High baseball team into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A championship series last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. …

CHALLENGES & SUCCESSES

Wilson County recognizes community of foster parents

By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer Some children wet the bed when they first arrive. Others hoard food in fear of not having enough to eat. And those who have been sexually abused often don’t take showers. They don’t feel like they …

Uzzle featured in NY exhibit

A local photographer will be featured in a major exhibit in New York opening June 11. “Burk Uzzle: American Puzzles” includes more than 70 vintage black and white photographs of the American landscape starting in the 1960s. The exhibit …

Eastern N.C.’s role in creating the funk

Wilson musicians included in Museum of History exhibit

Wilson’s Sam Lathan will share experiences in the music industry during History à la Carte: Drumming Up the Funk! on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.

The program is part of the …