2015-09-01

GAS PRICES PLUMMET

Customers hope prices will hit the $2 mark in September

By Janet Conner-Knox

Times Staff Writer

Survival for Christian McLean entails watching how he spends every dollar.

McLean, who lives in Wilson, is a recent graduate from North Carolina State University and he said getting a break at the …

New mom gives tip on diapers and couponing


My husband and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our first baby. We were so excited when we found out that our little family of two would soon become a family of three. We told our families on Christmas with each person getting a strategic …

YUMMY BAKED SPAGHETTI

There's no meat, but plenty of cheesy goodness

I really hit a home run with today’s recipe.

One night last week, I decided to try something new for our supper. I pulled an old cookbook off the shelf and thumbed through it for ideas. I wasn’t necessarily looking for a meat-free …

Lady Panthers handed first loss by SSS


KENLY — The North Johnston High varsity volleyball team finally picked up the pace in Monday’s third set against visiting Johnston County rival Smithfield-Selma. However by then, it was far too late, as the Lady Panthers suffered their …

Week 1 Friday’s Finest

A.J. HINES, Fike — Launched his senior season with a career, single-game high of 226 rushing yards in the Golden Demons’ 43-42 conquest of host Bunn last Friday evening. Scored touchdowns on gallops of 58, 47 and 31 yards and accounted …

Britt back on the ‘air’ with Wilson Times Game of the Week


Alton Britt was doubtful he was going to be on the air for his 40th season of broadcasting Wilson high school football games.

First Media Radio had aired Wilson County football on its WZAX 99.3-FM station the past two seasons with Britt behind …

Demons’ explosive offense bails out leaky D at Bunn


Attention will turn to defense for the Fike High varsity football team in preparation for Friday night’s game at 4-A East Wake.

The Golden Demons kicked off the 2015 season by outscoring host Bunn, 43-42.

Fike’s defense, with …

Up and at ’em!

YMCA Youth Tri enjoys one of the biggest turnouts in its 6 years

One of the biggest turnouts in the six-year history of the Wilson Family YMCA Youth Triathlon was rewarded with near-perfect weather for rising early Saturday for the event at Recreation Park.

Even with many first-timers among the 59 …

Williams finally drinks from the Cup

In 21st try, veteran golfer helps WCC claim interclub championship

A spectacular build-up yielded to a grinding finish that transcended into an unforgettable emotional occasion for 49-year-old Kent Williams.

Williams, who has played for all four participating clubs, in his 21st try, celebrated a Wilson Cup …